Leonard H. Chow

Leonard H. Chow is from Houston, Texas.  After finishing undergraduate work at Rice University, he attended the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio and obtained his medical degree in 2008.   He came back to the Houston area to complete his internship in internal medicine at UTMB then going to Baylor College of Medicine for internal medicine residency.  In recognition of compassionate patient care, he was inducted into the Gold Humanism Honor Society in 2009.  After completing his residency training in 2011, Dr. Chow remained at the Baylor College of Medicine as faculty and hospitalist in the Department of Internal Medicine where he taught medical students and residents in the arts of inpatient medicine.   Dr. Chow then continued his training at Baylor with fellowships in Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep medicine.  During fellowship, he completed and published research in the areas of COPD and Obstructive Sleep Apnea.

Dr. Chow considered the PCCS physicians to be his primary mentors.  After working with them as a resident and then a fellow, he was invited to join the practice in July of 2016 as their first Cantonese-speaking physician.   His areas of interest include sleep apnea, insomnia, narcolepsy, COPD, asthma, critical care medicine, medical education, pleural diseases, ultrasound, and lung cancer.