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Leah L. Prestbo

Leah L. Prestbo, MD

Family Medicine
4.9 / 5 (Based on 200 Ratings) Learn More

"I love taking care of people at all stages of their lives and consider it a privilege to get to know families at an interpersonal level. Maintaining health is a partnership and I work to empower and support my patients on their journey."

Office Information

About Me

If you need primary care, Leah Prestbo, MD, would love to help you at Avera Medical Group Family Health Center – Sioux Falls.

Care for All Ages

Growing up on a dairy farm near Wall, SD, Dr. Prestbo had an interest in science and interpersonal communication from a young age. Her mother and grandmother were both nurses as well, so she was exposed to what they were doing in their careers day-to-day and wanted to be a part of it.

She chose family medicine because she enjoys providing services and treating patients at every stage of their lives.

"The best part of my job is interacting with patients and helping them prevent disease and manage risks to their health."

While Dr. Prestbo treats patients of all ages, she also operates a bone health clinic within her Avera practice that provides patients with a close look at bone health and fracture prevention.

In the long run, Dr. Prestbo hopes her patients say that she always has their best interests in mind.

Active Lifestyle

Outside of work, Dr. Prestbo loves to travel and work on home improvement projects with her husband. She enjoys knitting, crocheting, scrapbooking and woodworking. In the summer, he and her husband like going to the lake with their miniature dachshunds.

Experience

Education

University of South Dakota Sanford School of Medicine, Vermillion, Medical School

Residency

Center for Family Medicine, Sioux Falls, SD, Family Medicine

Certifications

American Board of Family Medicine

Reviews

October 10, 2020
Long waiting a a little time expend iwith my doctor, seems to be in a hurry
October 10, 2020
This was my first visit with Dr Prestbo. My Dr. Is retiring. I was very happy with how my first visit went.
September 30, 2020
Leah Prestbo is the best doctor I've ever had, and her nurse is wonderful, too!
September 26, 2020
This was my 1st visit with Dr Prestbo and I will continue with her as my Primary Dr as she was very caring!
September 17, 2020
Dr. Prestbo listens and looks at prevention, updated medical tests and medications, as well as other solutions. She asks and talks about food, drink, sleep, exercise, and more. In other words, she looks at me like a real person. She is a true blessing!
September 17, 2020
We are new in town and needed a local doctor, Dr. Prestbo and Staff are great.
September 10, 2020
Everyone in office was wonderful caring respectful.
September 09, 2020
The whole clinic made me feel safe & comfortable - and Dr Prestbo & her staff are outstanding!
September 09, 2020
Dr. Prestbo and her nurse were efficient, friendly, kind, and understanding. They made you feel as if they had time "just for you." I am always impressed with Dr. Prestbo. She comes to greet me with notes and updates from my file. Clearly, she has taken the time to get familiar with my Avera chart!!
September 05, 2020
Very positive, warm & professional
September 03, 2020
Very great service and care.
September 03, 2020
Nice clean facilities and kind staff
September 01, 2020
Dr Leah Prestbo's schedule was full but she worked me in based on the urgent nature of my infection and previous history. I am very appreciative!
August 25, 2020
Always great
August 21, 2020
Dr. Prestbo's team provides excellent medical service and support. Keep up the great work!
August 20, 2020
Dr Leah Prestbo was so caring and kind
August 14, 2020
Very satisfied
August 07, 2020
I was pleased to get an appointment so soon after my referral to Dr. Prestbo. And, she understands my concerns about long-term use of Ibandronate.
August 06, 2020
Always been supportive and listened!
August 05, 2020
My Dr. stopped seeing patients March 2020 so i had to get a new Dr. I didn't know anything about Leah but i made an awesome choice. She was amazing and took so much time with me, listened to me and my issues, helped with everything i asked about and even saved me goung to another appt, she took care of my ussue in her office that day. I am very pleased that iij chose her for my new primary Dr.
August 01, 2020
Dr Prestbo is amazing.. she answers all my questions. She's very knowledgeable & respects my concerns.
July 31, 2020
Always great care
July 30, 2020
Always impress with the way I am taken care of and given reminders in regard to appointment times
July 16, 2020
Dr Prestbo is the best. So kind and courteous. And patient too. I love how she relates herself to me and real life experiences.
July 14, 2020
Dr. Prestbo and the rest of the team are super.
July 09, 2020
Dr. Prestbo is great
July 08, 2020
appointment was on time and even a litttle early appreciated that
May 30, 2020
Exceptional service, from the nurses and doctor, never had someone treated me with such efficiency and very helpf team.thabk you all.
April 10, 2020
I like the AveraNow App. This was my first time using it & it was very easy to set up
March 24, 2020
I appreciate that they were at the door asking about COVID19 symptoms and taking temps as you came in
March 22, 2020
It was my first visit with Dr. Prestbo and I was very impressed.
March 18, 2020
Received personal and professional care.
March 15, 2020
Very compassionate and down to earth dr
February 26, 2020
Dr. Presbo and her nurses are absolutely incredible they never rush me through appointments and truly care about why I'm being seen. Love them
February 21, 2020
I absolutely love Dr Prestbo and her nurses... the scheduling nurse outside her office has a bit of an attitude though
February 21, 2020
I live on the eastside of town and drive clear over to the west side just to see dr l Prestbo so that should tell you how wonderful she truly is
February 18, 2020
Great
February 11, 2020
For being a new patient and established care with a new provider, Dr Prestbo was very kind, understanding and compassionate about the issues i needed to discuss. Very glad that i have switched to Dr. Prestbo.
February 10, 2020
Dr. Prestbo's nurse is amazing! And I love and appreciate Dr. Prestbo! She is caring and knowledgeable! She is a great listener and wants to fix the issues that her patient struggles with!
January 30, 2020
I have no idea where my prescription was sent to.
January 25, 2020
Dr. Prestbo is fantastic! She is always upbeat and gives pertinent information. I feel well taken care of!
January 05, 2020
I have always had a pleasant experience during my annual check up. And so far, my visits have only been for that purpose. Dr Prestbo and I want to keep it that way!
December 27, 2019
Dr Prestbo is easy to talk to and she is interested in answering your questions
December 19, 2019
We are new to Dr Prestbo and she is awesome.
December 10, 2019
I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Prestbo yesterday

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