Leslie Apgar

Gynecologist and Obstetrician Physician

United States

Leslie Apgar, M.D. is a board certified by OBGYN who specialized in minimally invasive surgery during her 21- year career. Unsatisfied by many aspects of traditional medicine, she started a medical spa, Pura Vida, in 2008 and left her OBGYN practice entirely in 2017 to work as a Medical Director and Co-Founder of Greenhouse Wellness, a medical cannabis dispensary in Maryland. With her best friend, Gina Dubbé, she published behind the scenes look at the industry book called, “High Heals”: How Two Women Found Their Footing in the Medical Cannabis Industry. With Gina, she responded to an obvious void in the market and started a line of cannabis products for women called Blissiva. Dr. Apgar is the Editor in Chief of the American Journal of Endocannabinoid Medicine and sits on the advisory board and is a contributing writer to CRx Magazine. She performs consults daily on cannabis as medicine and has helped hundreds of individuals wean off or discontinue many unwanted traditional pharmacologic medications. Her passion is education and female empowerment, and she prioritizes this in every venue.