Leonard is a Senior Lecturer, School Medical Sciences of the College of Health Sciences, University of Cape Coast. He is a Pathologist at the Cape Coast Teaching Hospital. He had his undergraduate medical training at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) from 1999-2006 and was awarded the MBChB in 2006. He had his postgraduate/ professional training at the Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons from 2011-2015, and was awarded the membership (MGCP), Laboratory Medicine (Anatomic pathology) in October 2015.
His expertise is in diseases of the breast. He currently has ongoing research in triple negative breast cancer. Dr Derkyi-Kwarteng has taught in the medical school since 2009. He is a member of the international academy of pathologists (IAP). He has presented many abstracts at international conferences and has several publications in peer reviewed journals.
He has a master’s in business administration (MBA) and has a passion for seeing small business grow.