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Leonardo A. Saavedra, MD, FACEP

Emergency Medicine
I am committed to providing the best quality emergency care.


This provider is an independent provider, not an employee of North Memorial Health, who practices/provides services at some North Memorial Health locations.

Approach To Care

Dr. Saavedra strives to identify the source of his customer’s discomfort by excluding major underlying illnesses. He works in conjunction with the customer’s primary care provider to create a continuum of healthcare at the highest level.

Dr. Saavedra is fluent in Spanish.



  • Medical Degree – University of Minnesota Medical School


  • Emergency Medicine Residency – Hennepin County Medical Center


  • American Board of Emergency Medicine



Dr. Saavedra immigrated to the U.S. at the age of 10. He and his wife live in Golden Valley with their two daughters. He is an avid soccer fan and continues to play the sport today.

Accepted Insurance

All North Memorial Health providers accept the following insurance carriers. Because health insurance plan payments vary and benefit levels are unique to each plan, you may confirm out of pocket cost with your insurance carrier by calling the number on the back of your insurance card.

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross
  • HealthPartners
  • Humana
  • Medica
  • Medical Assistance
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Preferred One
  • Ucare
  • UnitedHealthcare