Dr. Leo Sotiriou
Board-certified Dermatologist in Salt Lake City
Leo Sotiriou MD is a board-certified, residency-trained dermatologist. Born to a Greek immigrant family in Bingham UT, he grew up in Salt Lake City and attended the University of Utah where he obtained a B.S. in Pharmacy. He then worked as a pharmacist while concurrently attending Emory University School of Medicine in Atlanta Georgia where he obtained his Doctorate of Medicine. Following medical school, he completed a medical-surgical internship at The Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, established by Benjamin Franklin, it is the nation’s first hospital.
Dermatology Industry Leadership
Following his internship, Dr. Leo Sotiriou served his country in the United States Navy as a flight surgeon and anesthesiologist on the USS Independence aircraft carrier. He then worked as an emergency room physician providing care to an underserved community in Waycross Georgia, after which he moved to Milwaukee Wisconsin to attend a dermatology residency at the Medical College of Wisconsin. During this time in residency, he rotated with Dr. Frederic Mohs at the University of Wisconsin in Madison, the surgeon after whom Mohs surgery is named. He spent two years honing his skills as a private practice dermatologist in Milwaukee before moving home to establish his practice in Salt Lake City in 1981.
Dr. Sotiriou’s Personal Life
Always an athlete, Dr. Leo Sotiriou enjoys playing tennis, rooting for the Milwaukee Brewers, Green Bay Packers, University of Utah Utes, and Utah Jazz. He loves to travel with his wife of forty years and spend time with their four children. He is fluent in Greek and English. He is a diplomat of the American Board of Dermatology, a fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and a member of the Utah Dermatology Association.
Dr. Leo Sotiriou will continue to see his loyal patients, and he is excited to work alongside his son, Dr. Michael Sotiriou, as they continue serving the local Salt Lake community in their beautifully renovated office.