Gary L. LeRoy, MD, FAAFP


Gary L. LeRoy, MD, FAAFP, a family physician in Dayton, Ohio, is a member of the board of directors of the American Academy of Family Physicians. The AAFP represents 124,900 physicians and medical students nationwide.

As an AAFP board member, LeRoy advocates on behalf of family physicians and patients nationwide to inspire positive change in the U.S. health care system.

LeRoy is the associate dean for student affairs and admission at Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, where he is also an associate professor of family medicine.

A lifelong Daytonian and public servant, LeRoy cares for the underserved as a staff physician at the East Dayton Health Clinic. He was the clinic’s medical director from 1994 to 2008, and helped secure funding to remodel and expand the center and its services. LeRoy serves the Dayton community through Reach Out Montgomery County, Dayton Public Schools, American Red Cross and Saint Vincent’s Homeless Shelter.

A member of the AAFP since 1991, Le Roy has served in leadership roles at both the state and national level. Since 2010, LeRoy has served as an Ohio delegate to the AAFP Conference of Delegates. He recently completed work as chair of the AAFP Commission on Education and has also chaired the AAFP Commission on Membership and Member Services. At the state level, LeRoy served as president of the Ohio Academy of Family Physicians from 2004 to 2005 and currently serves as a board member. In 2014, he was honored with the Ohio AFP Family Medicine Educator of the Year award. In 2004, he received the Family Physician of the Year award from the Miami Valley Academy of Family Physicians.

LeRoy earned a Bachelor of Science degree in medical technology from Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio. He earned his medical degree from Wright State University School of Medicine in 1988, and completed residency training at Miami Valley Hospital Family Practice Residency in 1991. LeRoy completed the Michigan State University Primary Care Faculty Development Fellowship in 1992.

He is board certified and has the AAFP Degree of Fellow, an earned degree awarded to family physicians for distinguished service and continuing medical education.