Leigh Ann Schmidt, F.N.P.

Food Allergy Coordinator, Primary Care Services

Leigh Ann is a board licensed family nurse practitioner. At PVMG, she provides primary care services to a wide range of patients and works as the food allergy coordinator. When the COVID-19 pandemic began, Leigh Ann spearheaded a drive-through COVID-19 testing site in the parking lot of PVMG. Thanks to Leigh Ann’s efforts, we have conducted over 10,000 COVID-19 tests, diagnosing over 1,000 people with the virus!

In addition to her work at Palos Verdes Medical Group, Leigh Ann also serves as a research sub-investigator for Peninsula Research Associates. Her primary focus is on food allergy treatments, eczema, asthma and COVID-19 vaccines and treatments.

Leigh Ann completed her Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) at the University of Southern California. She also attended Mount St.. Mary’s College of Nursing as well as Marymount College in Rancho Palos Verdes. Leigh Ann’s experience includes working as an ED nurse, charge nurse, trauma coordinator and home health care nurse.

Leigh Ann is a South Bay native and is loving the fact that she is able to work and raise her family in the same community that she grew up in.

Leigh Ann’s recent articles

Scheduling a COVID-19 Vaccine Online

To schedule a COVID-19 vaccine, you will need to visit our website and follow these steps: 1. Click “book an appointment” under the COVID-19 drop down menu on our website 2. Select  “existing patient”  3. Select “Palos Verdes Medical Group” under “location” 4. Select...

COVID Vaccine Research – We Need Your Help!

COVID Vaccine Research – We Need Your Help!

The COVID-19 pandemic is far from over and Palos Verdes Medical Group needs your help! We are seeking healthy people ages 18 to 49 who have never had COVID-19 and who have not yet received the COVID-19 vaccine. Volunteers will receive the investigational COVID-19 vaccine and be compensated up to $1,400.00 for their time.