University of Nebraska Medical Center

Leslie Eiland, MD

Associate Professor, Division of Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism


Leslie Eiland, MD

Dr. Eiland is originally from Columbus, Nebraska. She obtained her undergraduate degree in anthropology from the University of Notre Dame, and her medical degree from Emory University. She completed her internal medicine residency at Emory, and her endocrinology fellowship at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

Dr. Eiland joined the UNMC Diabetes, Endocrinology, and Metabolism faculty in 2014 and serves as medical director of the UNMC endocrine telehealth program. She has additional leadership roles with Nebraska Medicine, serving as Medical Director of Patient Experience as well as Physician Champion for Telehealth.

The UNMC endocrine telehealth program currently provides care at eight rural community hospitals in Nebraska and Iowa. Along with telehealth, Dr. Eiland's other clinical interests include Type 1 diabetes and diabetes technology.


  • Medical School: Emory University School of Medicine
  • Residency: Internal medicine at Emory University
  • Fellowship: Diabetes, Endocrinology & Metabolism at the University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Board certifications: Internal medicine, endocrinology
Dr. Eiland's primary research interests involve telehealth and diabetes technology. She has shown successful outcomes regarding management of people with Type 1 diabetes seen in rural telehealth clinics. Current projects involve analyzing access to care and telehealth utilization for people during the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as understanding people’s experiences and preferences around different types of telehealth visits.
Patient Care

Clinic: Diabetes and Endocrinology Center

Hospital appointments: Nebraska Medicine