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Specialty

Family Medicine

Language(s) Spoken

English; Arabic

Joined Kelsey-Seybold

August 2021

Accepting New Patients?

Yes

Professional Background

Dr. Leila El-Kweifi is a Family Medicine physician who earned her Bachelor of Science in biology from the University of Houston in 2006, graduating magna cum laude. She completed her Bachelor of Science in molecular genetics technology at The University of Texas at MD Anderson Cancer Center in 2012, graduating summa cum laude. She earned her Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine degree from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine, in Fort Worth in 2018. She completed her Family Medicine residency in 2021 at CHRISTUS Spohn/Texas A&M Family Medicine Residency in Corpus Christi, Texas.

Professional Associations

Dr. El-Kweifi is a member of the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians, the Texas Academy of Family Physicians, the American Academy of Family Physicians, the Harris County Medical Society, the Association of Genetic Technologists, and the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

Hobbies and Interests

Dr. El-Kweifi enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, baking, drawing, and painting.

Fun Facts

The best advice Dr. El-Kweifi has ever received is “Perseverance is the key to success in life.”

Growing up, she was fascinated with science, space, and biology. She wanted to be an astronaut and explore the world.


​Empowering patients to take part in their own healthcare is necessary. To do so, I spend a lot of time during the visit educating and answering my patients’ questions and concerns to create a personalized plan of care.

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Awards & Recognitions


  • TOUCH Award “Translating Osteopathic Understanding into Community Health.” - 50 community hours - Silver level recognition, 2020 – 2021
  • TOUCH Award “Translating Osteopathic Understanding into Community Health.” - 50 community hours - Silver level recognition. 2015 – 2016
  • National Society of Collegiate Scholars (NSCS)

Research/Posters

  • Research: Does premature birth increase risk of early osteoporosis? 2020 – 2021
  • Poster Presentation: Women’s Health – Osteoporosis: Overview of Osteoporosis, Diagnosis, Management, Available Community Resource in Tarrant County, Texas, 2014 – 2015
  • CHRISTUS Spohn /Texas A&M Family Medicine Resident in Corpus Christi: Does premature birth increase risk of early osteoporosis? 2021
  • Poster Presentation UNTHIS-Fort Worth: Women’s Health – Osteoporosis: Overview of Osteoporosis, Diagnosis, Management, Available Community Resource in Tarrant County, Texas, 2015
  • Student research project at MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston: Generating RNAi Construct to Assay lip-1 function in C. elegans, 2012