N. Randell Leoncio is a Certified Prosthetist in San Diego, CA. Randell is a former United States Navy Hospital Corpsman. He was attached to 3rd Battalion 7th Marines as a “Line Company Corpsman”. Randell was injured in Ramadi Iraq on October 4, 2005. He sustained multiple life threatening injuries including a right above knee amputation. For actions in combat he was awarded the Bronze Star with Valor device and the Purple heart. During his rehabilitation he showed a keen interest in prosthetics. When asked why he decided to go in to the field of prosthetics he says “It’s the best of both worlds, I get to see patients and I get to work in the shop and build stuff”.
Randell received his Master’s in O&P from CSUDH in 2014 and his BS in Kinesiology Pre- Physical Therapy from SDSU in 2012. Randell completed his residency here at PHP and has been part of the team since 2015. He received his Prosthetic Certification in Jan 2019. Randell’s experience in the medical field and as an amputee has been invaluable to our patients. He has the ability to relate to our patients on many different levels.