Physician. Son of Malcolm Macleod (1695-1761), 10th of Raasay, and Mary Mackenzie, a daughter of Alexander Mackenzie of Applecross. Brother of John MacLeod, 11th of Raasay. Married to Anne Macdonald, a daughter of Alexander Macdonald of Boisdale, with whom he had several children.
Boswell and Dr Johnson met Dr MacLeod on Raasay after their arrival on that island on September 8, 1773.