Leanne Yanni MD


Undergraduate Degree
The College of William and Mary

Medical School
SUNY Upstate Medical University (Syracuse)

Internal Medicine Residency
Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine






  • Internal Medicine
  • Palliative Care


Dr. Yanni attended medical school at SUNY Syracuse and completed her training in internal medicine at Virginia Commonwealth University, where she remained on faculty for 10 years. During that time she developed special expertise in pain and palliative care. In October 2011, she became the Medical Director of Palliative Medicine for Bon Secours Virginia. Dr. Yanni has a special interest in pain education and has developed an online curriculum, published several papers, spoken at national meetings, and received several awards for her work. In her role as medical director, she is focused on building a collaborative practice without walls to deliver the best possible care to patients and families facing serious illness.