Michelle Leonard, DNP is Co-owner of CT ENT Sinus Center, Hearing & Balance and Director of Allergy. She joined the practice in 2013, having previously worked in immunology, family practice and geriatric palliative care. Prior to this, Dr. Leonard was an oncology nurse practitioner at Whittingham Cancer Center, an experience which inspired her sense of holistic healing in the daily care of patients.
Dr. Leonard’s expertise in ENTallergy has helped patients find long-term relief from respiratory allergies caused by pollens, animal dander, molds and dust mites through personalized diagnosis and treatment plans.
Many patients have had great success with sublingual therapy drops taken under the tongue at home instead of shots.
Dr. Leonard continues to explore how holistic healing practices work in tandem with the best of Western medicine. She has studied at Aloha Mana Healing Center in Fairfield, Connecticut, Eckhart Tolle School of Awakening, and has attended holistic workshops across the globe. Some of these include guided and inner child mediation, sound bowl healing, Reiki, and breath work to assist in stress management inner peace.
Dr. Leonard is also a DoTerra essential oils wellness advocate and incorporates them into the care her patients.
Dr. Leonard graduated from Marquette University in 1989 with a BS in Nursing. In 2008 she earned a Master’s of Science from Fairfield University, and is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner. She has been a clinical faculty member at Fairfield University since 2008. Dr. Leonard finished her doctorate in 2017 and brought academic research regarding the unified airway to CT ENT. This research demonstrated the clinical and statistical evidence that Balloon Sinuplasty improves patient clinical outcomes and quality of life.
Dr. Leonard is a native of Illinois and resided in San Diego, California, in the 1990s. She has lived in Westport, Connecticut, since 2002 where she raised two sons. Michelle enjoys swimming, running, cycling near the water and all life has to offer.
Professional Memberships include:
American Academy of
Sigma Theta International Society of Nursing
American Nurses Association
Connecticut Nurses Association
CT APRN Society
Oncology Nursing Society
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What our patients are saying...
After seeing their many ads I convinced Dad to "just have a hearing test." I wish he could use the computer himself to say how sorry he was to have waited so long to get help. This is a wonderful group, and it is easy to see that they truly care about us and enjoy what they do, which is help people hear again. Definitely recommend!
- Lana K.
Dr. Sheldon Greenberg took care of my deviated septum in my nose, and I am now able to breathe normally at 100% for the first time in 12 years! On top of that, cosmetically my nose, after having to be re-broken during the procedure looks natural, like it looked before it broke in my accident 12 years ago! Highly recommend if you are having breathing issues due to your nose. You will indeed be a changed person. Staff is awesome, also extremely friendly and welcoming.
- Michael S.
I'm cured! Thanks, Dr. Weiss, Michelle, Lisa, and everyone else. I recovered quickly from surgery, and my allergies are clearing up. Feeling great!
- Megan R.
If you have any difficulty breathing through your nose or any difficulty with your nose in general, look no further than Dr. Weiss. Dr. Weiss did my surgery on October 5, 2016, which was not as big a deal as I anticipated. Now I can breathe like I've never been able to breathe before. It was the greatest sensation to be able to breathe through my nose. Thank you Dr Weiss for doing an excellent, fantastic, outstanding job.
- Steven F.
I am so grateful for this practice! For years and years, I suffered terribly from severe sinus infections brought on by every single little cold I'd catch. Dr. Weiss took the conservative approach with the balloon surgery to expand the access to and from the sinuses. This was painless and required no recovery time...It has been life-changing. Dr. Weiss is a caring and skilled doctor to whom I'm grateful for giving me a much better quality of life. The practice, all of the staff members, are caring and fun, and I can't recommend it highly enough!
- Debbie T.
I wish I could give 10 stars! Our experience could not have been better! Thank you guys, for all the time you took to make my little man hear again. Now he can hear me when I tell him I love him.
- Jonathan M.
Please note: Because every patient is unique, your results may vary.