Dr. Leah Stevens Waage 2018-01-30T16:10:27-06:00

Dr. Leah Stevens Waage

Board Certified Family Medical Doctor and Laser Specialist at Alma Laser Center of Excellence

Dr. Waage established the first cosmetic and therapeutic laser clinic in northeast Kansas. Besides initiating the first FDA approved V-Shape Ultra Fat Removal System in the state of Kansas, Dr. Waage educates other medical doctors about medical professional and business opportunities represented in the emerging laser and medical fat removal market.

This continues a medical tradition of the oldest family of continuous family medical practice in Kansas’s history.  The Stevens family has provided continuous innovative family medical professional services from 1912 to the present.  This encompasses 3 generations of medical doctors in Eastern Kansas to include Leavenworth, Jefferson and Wyandotte Counties.

Curriculum Vitae


Cosmetic and Medical Clinical Staff Doctor, 2007-2017

  • AAFP trained in 2008 in the Use of Cosmetic Lasers, Botulinum toxin injections, Cosmetic Fillers, Chemical Peels and Microdermabrasion
  • Board certified/recertified specialist in Family Medicine

US Veterans’ Administration, 2001-2006

  • Fayetteville, NC Veterans’ Hospital Staff Physician, Jacksonville, NC CBOC
  • Tampa, FL James A Haley Veterans’ Hospital ER Doctor and Compensation and Pension Evaluator

 Stevens Family Medicine, Leavenworth, Kansas, 1984-2001

  • Clinic Founder and Owner
  • Chief Medical Staff Doctor serving over 8,000 active patients
  • Managed up to 20 employees, including 2 Board Certified Family Doctors, 3 Registered Nurse Practitioners and support staff.
  • Clinic services included full range of out-patient and in-patient services including an in-office Urgent Care clinic and 24 hour physician access.
  • Obstetrical services provided by Leah Stevens Waage, MD resulted in 1,500 deliveries in Leavenworth
  • Medical Director, Medicalodge of Leavenworth from 1984-1999
  • Medical Director, Leavenworth County Health Department 1984-1989


Board Certified American Academy of Family Physicians, 1984-1991

Inducted as a Fellow in the American Academy of Family Physicians, 1986

Board Recertification American Academy of Family Physicians, 1990-1997

Board Recertification American Academy of Family Physicians, 1996-2003

Board Recertification American Academy of Family Physicians, 2002-2009

Board Recertification American Academy of Family Physicians, 2009-2016

Board Recertification American Academy of Family Physicians, 2016-2019

University of Kansas Medical Center, 1981-1984

  • General Surgery Internship 1981-1982
  • Family Practice Residency 1982-1984
  • Chief Family Practice Resident 1983-1984
  • Original recipient of Family Practice Resident Staff Teaching Award 1984

University of Kansas School of Medicine, 1977-1981

  • Medical Doctor Degree conferred 1981
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Scholastic Honor Fraternity, President 1980-1981
  • Winner of Sosnow Award in Cardiology 1981
  • American Medical Women’s Association Scholastic Award for Top 10% of Class 1981

Kansas University, 1973-1977

  • Bachelor of Arts, Biology 1977
  • Honors Institute 1973-1977
  • Phi Beta Kappa Scholastic Honor Fraternity 1976
  • Graduated with Highest Distinction
  • Member of Kappa Alpha Theta Sorority

Garnett High School, Garnett, Kansas, 1969-1973

  • Valedictorian and Delivered First Student Valedictory Graduation Address
  • National Honor Society, President

Universitetet i Oslo, Oslo, Norway, 2001-2003                                                         

  • Norwegian Language Classes
  • Norwegian Medical Forpraksislisnes #008784493

Volkhochschuke, Münster, Germany, 2014-2016                                                                                 

  • German Language classes 1 and 2

Teaching Experience

  • Clinical Assistant Professor KUMC Department of Family Practice 1984-2001
  • Teaching and evaluating Registered Nurse Practitioner students 1988-2015

Licensure, 1982-2018

  • Kansas State Board of Healing Arts # 04-19886
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