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Dr. Leslie Persaud

Founder and Director

Dr. Leslie I.R. Persaud has been practicing medicine for over 50 years in Guyana. He has extensive experience in the fields of Primary Care and Occupational Medicine.

Dr. Persaud graduated Medical School from S.N. Medical College, Agra, India. Upon his return to Guyana, he entered Government Service working across the length and breadth of Guyana including Georgetown Hospital, New Amsterdam Hospital and Lethem Hospital.

After a period of postgraduate studies in Brasilia, Dr. Persaud joined the Guyana Sugar Corporation (GUYSUCO), where he served for many years and rose to the position of Chief Medical Officer responsible for the healthcare needs of thousands of sugar workers and their families.
He continues to be passionate about primary prevention and occupational health and safety. He also holds a Public Health Certificate from Boston University.

Dr. Persaud has made significant contributions to the health care system in Guyana including serving on the executive of the Guyana Medical Association and as a Health Facility Inspector for the Ministry of Health.

Dr. David R. Persaud

Medical Director

Dr. David R. Persaud is a passionate and experienced primary care physician who is dedicated to providing high-quality, patient-centered care. He returned to Guyana in 2022 to join the practice.

Dr. Persaud has over 10 years of experience practicing medicine in the United States. He completed his residency and fellowship training at Louisiana State University School of Medicine – New Orleans and is board-certified in Family Medicine and Geriatrics by the American Board of Family Medicine.

In addition to his clinical expertise, Dr. Persaud is also a former Assistant Clinical Professor of Family Medicine at Louisiana State University. He has also worked extensively in community health centers in Georgia and Florida. This experience has given him a deep understanding of the challenges faced by underserved communities and has instilled in him a commitment to providing accessible, affordable care to all patients.

Dr. Persaud is a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians, the American Geriatrics Society, and the American Medical Association. He is also a recipient of the AMA Physician’s Recognition Award.

Our Mission

At Dr. Leslie I. R. Persaud Health Care Institute Inc., we are dedicated to providing comprehensive, patient-centered healthcare that prioritizes your well–being at every stage of your medical journey.

We believe in the power of personalized care, where your unique needs and concerns are at the heart of every decision. Our team of compassionate healthcare professionals is committed to creating a supportive environment where you feel heard, respected, and empowered to take an active role in your health.

From diagnostic exams to treatment plans and ongoing follow-up monitoring, we strive to provide a seamless and efficient healthcare experience. Our commitment to excellence extends beyond the clinical setting, as we prioritize clear communication, education, and support to ensure you are well-informed and confident in your healthcare decisions.

At Dr. Leslie I. R. Persaud Health Care Institute Inc. you are not just a patient; you are an individual with a unique story and a valued member of our health care community. We are here to partner with you on your path to optimal health, ensuring you receive the personalized, compassionate care you deserve.

Professional Fields

Preventive Medicine

We believe that prevention is key to living a happier and longer life. Our efforts aim to recognize diseases and treat them before they affect the well-being of our patients.

Family Medicine

Our goal is to provide accessible, comprehensive, and personalized care that helps individuals and families live healthier and happier lives.

Occupational Medicine

Our commitment to worker’s health extends beyond the workplace, as we also provide comprehensive medical services for work-related illnesses and injuries.


Our approach to eldercare is characterized by empathy, understanding, and a genuine desire to make their lives as fulfilling and enjoyable as possible.

Our Services


Medical imaging that creates pictures of bones and soft tissues. The images help to diagnose conditions and plan treatments.


The profession of preparing, dispensing, reviewing and monitoring medication to ensure the safe, effective and affordable use of medicines.


Imaging test that uses high-intensity sound waves to capture live images from the inside of the body. It allows to examine without surgery.

Physical Therapy

Our team of physical therapists is dedicated to helping you achieve your goals, whether it’s returning to your favorite activities or relieving strain and pain.

Electrocardiogram (ECG)

A diagnostic test that measures the heart’s electrical activity to detect cardiac problems.

Weight Management

Our comprehensive weight management medical service is designed to empower you to achieve your weight loss goals and improve your overall health and well-being.


A noninvasive test that assesses the ability to hear and distinguish sounds, which can help in the diagnosis and management of hearing loss.


Test that measures lung function, specifically the amount (volume) and/or speed (flow) of air that can be inhaled and exhaled.


Remote clinical services, diagnosis and monitoring, from your home, work or anywhere.

Educational Resources

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Contact Us

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