Leilani Townsend, DO

Leilani Townsend, DO

Dr. Townsend will no longer be seeing patients with Westlake Dermatology after December 6. Future appointments at the Cedar Park location may be scheduled with Dr. Lindsey Hunter-Ellul, Dr. Donna Hart, or Dr. Hubert Chodkiewicz.

Dr. Leilani Townsend attended California State University, Fullerton, where she had a full scholarship to play volleyball and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in biology, graduating with honors. She continued her education at Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Henderson, Nevada, where she earned her Doctor of Osteopathy degree and was inducted into the Sigma Sigma Phi honors society. Dr. Townsend completed her internship at Ohio University. She also served as the chief resident of the dermatology residency program at St. Joseph Mercy Hospital in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Dr. Townsend is board certified in dermatology, has been published in multiple medical journals, and has given lectures at several national meetings. She is a fellow of the American Osteopathic College of Dermatology and is a member of the American Academy of Dermatology. Dr. Townsend has passion for medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology, and is dedicated to providing thorough care and exceptional service to her patients.

Dr. Townsend enjoys spending time with her family, which includes her three boisterous sons and their silly dad. She loves nature and exercising (especially hot yoga and weight training), and really enjoys baking homemade desserts to share with her family, friends and colleagues. Dr. Townsend feels honored to be in her patients’ lives, and looks forward to partnering with them for their dermatologic care.

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Testimonials about Dr. Townsend

  • “I love my Dermatologist! Leilani Townsend is professional and personable and extremely focused on customer care and the health and well being of her patients.” — Dirk R. (September 11, 2023)
  • “Dr. Townsend was so amazing. I was very nervous and she was kind and very patient. I know she spent a lot of extra time calming me and explaining the procedure. She walked me through everything as we went. I can not praise her and her staff enough. Her assistant was equally as kind and patient. Great place. Great experience.” — Sherry H. (September 11, 2023)
  • “I love Dr Leilani Townsend. She focuses on your particular needs and makes great recommendations” — Tiffanie T. (September 11, 2023)
  • “Dr Townsend is caring and explains procedures well.” — Karen C. (September 6, 2023)
  • “Both Dr Townsend and assistant Ashley provided outstanding and comprehensive service.” — Thomas R. (August 30, 2023)
  • “Dr. Townsend was very patient with me and explained the whole body scan to help me not be so nervous.” — Shelly M. (August 30, 2023)
  • “Dr. Townsend is outstanding, very careful, exacting and kind. She really does sculpt the face with placement of fillers. The staff was friendly and competent too.” — Eva F. (August 24, 2023)
  • “The office staff was very polite and efficient. The. Doctor was so nice, listened to my concerns and had a wonderful bedside manner. I felt well cared for and that I was in good hands.” — Lorena O. (August 22, 2023)
  • “Dr. Townsend used Express Scripts for three 90 day prescriptions and saved me $ 37.19.” — Debra A. (August 8, 2023)
  • “I really liked Dr. Townsend. She was extra sweet, caring, thoughtful and knowledgeable. The girls that assisted were very sweet and comfortable to be around. Wonderful feeling in the whole office from the time you walk in till you leave. Very friendly.” — Carole S. (August 2, 2023)
  • “Dr. Townsend was wonderful at explaining everything as we went along. Her recommendations, I believe, are the best course of action for me.” — Alicia C. (August 2, 2023)
  • “Dr. Townsend is fantastic at giving injections and so knowledgeable and personable. I highly recommend her!” — Kari B. (July 27, 2023)
  • “Was thankful Dr Townsend saw me even though I arrived late. She always answers all my questions and I never feel rushed. Thank you Dr. Townsend!!” — Kathy S. (July 17, 2023)
  • “Doctor Townsend and assistant were friendly and very informative.” — Pamela D. (July 14, 2023)
  • “Dr Townsend was amazing and all the staff were amazing and friendly. I felt very comfortable there at the Cedar Park office.” — Todd J. (July 13, 2023)
  • “Appt was on time and process is quick and easy to get me in as a new patient. Thorough check by the doc, she was excellent!” — Michael H. (July 12, 2023)
  • “Dr. Townsend and Ashley were very kind and patient with my husband. He had some other issues resulting from a heatstroke and Dr. Townsend took this in consideration during the examination. Very good experience.” — Tommie P. (July 10, 2023)
  • “The care at Westlake is outstanding. Dr. Townsend is awesome. She is so kind and caring and genuine. She is surely an asset to your business. The medical assistants are also awesome…Thank you for caring!” — Joann D. (June 28, 2023)
  • “I love Dr Townsend! She’s awesome. Highly recommend if you’re looking for a local dermatologist.” — Lindsay M. (June 27, 2023)
  • “Leilani and team are awesome” — Margaret B. (June 20, 2023)
  • “Dr. Townsend really cares about people. She and her staff are very understanding and do t downplay what you are feeling” — Rene R. (June 13, 2023)
  • “I really like Dr. Townsend. She’s kind and knowledgeable. Grateful to have her helping me with my skin!” — Elizabeth G. (June 8, 2023)
  • “Dr. Townsend and the whole office staff are WONDERFUL!!!” — Andrew S. (May 30, 2023)
  • “The staff was amazing. Dr. Townsend, Ashley, Nicole, Whitney, Leeann and Jenny were all very helpful and polite. I would recommend Westlake Dermatology to anyone looking for a professional Dermatologist office and staff.” — Albert V. (May 16, 2023)
  • “Everyone was so nice and Dr Townsend was awesome! Will be back!” — Paula R. (May 12, 2023)
  • “Dr. Townsend and her assistant were professional, friendly, thoughtful and informative with the care they provided. The office’s were clean and comfortable. The staff at Westlake Dermatology were caring and efficient. I totally recommend them.” — David M. (May 11, 2023)
  • “Friendly staff, great atmosphere and loved Dr. Townsend. I moved here recently and west lake dermatology was recommended. Glad I went and highly recommend!” — Maxine G. (May 5, 2023)
  • “Dr Townsend was incredibly good. I have never had a better experience with cosmetic medicine! I would highly recommend her.” — Shanan S. (May 1, 2023)
  • “Really great experience – front desk staff was very nice, the nurse who roomed me was terrific, and Dr Townsend was also fantastic. GREAT visit!” — Britt V. (April 25, 2023)
  • “I felt very at ease….Dr. Townsend was Amazing. She made sure that I understood everything being discussed!” — Mike H. (April 25, 2023)
  • “Treated with courtesy and professionalism from girl’s at front desk to Dr. Townsend. So glad I’m in their care. Give six stars out of five possible!” — David B. (March 23, 2023)
  • “Dr. Townsend and her nurse were both wonderful! Lively, helpful, calming. The entire office was very peaceful and coordinated. Will definitely return!” — Rhiannon V. (March 21, 2023)
  • “I really liked the staff and Dr. Townsend was fantastic. I left my appointment feeling heard confident that I am in good hands!” — Jessie H. (March 14, 2023)
  • “Dr Townsend is phenomenal!!” — Kennedi R. (March 10, 2023)
  • “Dr was great, front desk staff was kind and welcoming and the nurse was super sweet. Great office! :)” — Alanna C. (March 10, 2023)
  • “Dr. Townsend is absolutely wonderful. Great bedside manner, able to explain things with ease. Very knowledgeable!” — Catherine K. (March 7, 2023)
  • “Very courteous and professional doctor and staff! Really liked Dr. Townsend who was very good in diagnosing my problems! Highly recommend her!” — Betty W. (March 2, 2023)
  • “I liked it so much I’m coming back in one month. Dr. Townsend and the staff was wonderful.” — Timothy B. (March 2, 2023)
  • “Cedar park Westlake is great! Nice front office, Dr. Townsend and her assistant were excellent. I will continue to come here!” — Mikels M. (February 10, 2023)
  • “Dr Townsend was very personable. I loved that she gave me several options and let me decide what I would be comfortable with.” — Moracco M. (February 9, 2023)
  • “Dr. Townsend and Sarah were good listeners. Dr. Townsend checked my lab results and communicated the reasoning behind plans she made for me. Friendly, timely staff. Clean premises.” — Ngudia N. (February 9, 2023)
  • “Loved the whole visit! Lee Ann and Victoria were super welcoming and friendly. Loved Dr. Townsend. She took the time to explain everything thoroughly and took special care with each section of my face. I look natural, but lifted! Thanks everyone at WD Cedar Park!” — Sosa S. (February 6, 2023)
  • “Lee Ann, Nicole and Whitney at the front desk were so friendly and prompt in getting me checked in for my appointment. I saw Dr Townsend for this visit and she was an absolute delight as soon as she walked through the door I really felt like she listened and did not feel rushed at all. Her assistant Meredith made sure I was comfortable and worked great with the Dr to make the process so easy. Will definitely be booking with them again.” — Russell R. (January 27, 2023)
  • “Excellent service and friendly. I went in on my scheduled time. Dr. was very professional and took time to explain procedures.” — Hayden H. (January 24, 2023)
  • “Very congenial staff. Dr Townsend is attentive, knowledgeable and professional with a pleasant demeanor. I will definitely return.” — Dawson D. (January 20, 2023)
  • “Loved Dr Townsend. So thorough and compassionate.” — Gardner G. (January 12, 2023)
  • “The nurse and Dr. Townsend were thorough and cared about my financial situation and Rx costs. I appreciated that!!” — Hergenreder H. (January 9, 2023)
  • “Loved dr Townsend!!!!! No pain.. no bruises! First time perfect experience! Honest and personable.” — Roberts R. (January 7, 2023)
  • “Dr. Townsend and staff were very enjoyable to work with.” — Margaret S. (December 20, 2022)
  • “Dr. T was very thorough and considered my family history. I’m thankful she’s going to do some research to find a geneticist to work with me – I left my visit feeling cared for and empowered” — Nico O. (December 12, 2022)
  • “Dr. Townsend was great! She was very thorough with the exam and answered any questions I had. The front desk ladies were very nice and made you feel welcomed!” — Deanna M. (November 29, 2022)
  • “Very nice staff. Made you feel comfortable. Doctor and nurses made you feel comfortable, answered all questions and concerns, told you what was going to happen and what each step of the procedure was. My Mom and I had back to back visits.” — Linda P. (November 28, 2022)
  • “Dr. Townsend and her staff were incredibly professional and made you feel right at home and very comfortable with them. I have been getting skin assessments for 60 years and this was the best experience I have ever had.” — Paul G. (November 15, 2022)
  • “Dr. Townsend and her assistant were very kind. I felt comfortable during the visit. Dr Townsend takes the time to answer any questions, and the consultation time wise is reasonable, not like any other dry offices where you have to wait for hours to be seen.” — Tania V. (October 17, 2022)
  • “Dr. Townsend and Sarah are amazing!” — Laura H. (September 23, 2022)
  • “Dr. Townsend is an excellent provider. She spent time explaining thing and offered useful suggestions. I will definitely return.” — Brandi S. (September 23, 2022)
  • “Helpful staff. Nichole helped me soo much. The wonderful Dr. Townsend helped my daughter feel secure and safe.” — Morgen S. (September 19, 2022)
  • “Dr. Townsend is very thorough. And listens to you. When I say thorough I mean she examines you thoroughly as well as educates you. Impressive. Great staff as well.” — Jill H. (September 19, 2022)