New Mexico Health Insurance Exchange
Board of Directors Biographies

 Dr. David Leachman, MD, MBA, CPE, FASA

Dr. David Leachman is a board certified anesthesiologist and Chief Medical Officer at Main Street Anesthesia. He brings more than 20 years of clinical experience, a broad understanding of health system operations and physician executive leadership. As a physician, he has experience working and leading in most every setting and type of practice including private, employed and academic settings. He served as the Chief Medical Officer of a multi-facility health system in New Mexico. He was formerly the President of the New Mexico Society of Anesthesiologists and in recognition of his service within the specialty of anesthesiology, he was designated as a Fellow of the American Society of Anesthesiologists.

Dr. Leachman went to medical school at the University of New Mexico and completed his anesthesiology training there as well. To be a more effective physician leader, he has obtained an MBA from Auburn University, certified in Lean Six Sigma process improvement, obtained several quality and patient safety certifications and is a Certified Physician Executive with the American Association for Physician Leadership.