Dr. Kardos completed her undergraduate degree in French and Physiology at UC Berkeley. Following her time at Berkeley, she completed her medical degree at Tufts University School of Medicine. Dr. Kardos then went on to complete her Residency training at Harbor UCLA Medical Center, where she mastered a course in advanced laparoscopy and was appointed Administrative Chief Resident. Dr. Leslie Kardos is a clinical instructor at UCSF Medical School where she is involved in teaching students and residents. At UCSF she is also responsible for training fourth-year residents in robotic surgery.