Leena Raza, MD
Internal Medicine Resident
Dr. Leena Raza cherishes the opportunity to develop deep and meaningful relationships with patients. She listens closely to their concerns and offers treatment options that consider their physical, mental, and social health. She delights in helping patients learn how to be advocates for their own well-being. Dr. Raza has special interests in health care inequities, global health, and health care technology.
Dr. Raza earned a bachelor of arts in environmental science and public policy at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She earned a doctor of medicine at Oakland University’s William Beaumont School of Medicine in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
She previously worked as an organizer on the west side of Chicago, where she created a community action group to help build a free mental health center. Dr. Raza also worked for the Michigan Chapter of R.I.S.E. Advocacy, Inc. to update laws protecting the rights of sexual assault victims. In 2020, she accepted a research fellowship with the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, during which she helped create COVID-19 testing and mitigation strategies.
Away from medicine, Dr. Raza hikes, kayaks, camps, and experiments with new cuisines. She speaks Urdu and enjoys learning new languages. She once won a watermelon eating contest.