Dr. Leadbetter is a graduate of Otterbein College and received his Doctor of Medicine degree from Ohio State University. Following medical school, he completed a rehabilitation Fellowship in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Stanford University and a Fellowship with The Royal College of Surgeons and Rotary International in London, England. His general surgery training was completed at Good Samaritan Hospital in Dayton, Ohio and the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Dr. Leadbetter was Director of the Emergency Medicine Center at Middletown Hospital in Middletown, Ohio. His specialty training in plastic surgery was completed at The Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Leadbetter is board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS) and a member of the prestigious American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS), a member of the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (ASAPS), a Fellow of The American College of Surgeons (FACS), and a member of the American Medical Association. He is a past board member of The Lipoplasty Society, the premier educational organization for the teaching of body contouring.