Dr. Barry Leader, MD

Dr. Barry Leader, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(9)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Barry Leader, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Metairie, LA. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 41 years. Dr. Leader is affiliated with Touro Infirmary.

3901 Houma Blvd Ste 216

Metairie, LA 70006

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Leader

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas

new

See how frequently Dr. Leader performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Conjunctival Hemorrhage
very high
more than 99% of peers
Chalazion
very high
more than 89% of peers
Glaucoma
very high
more than 85% of peers

Dr. Leader's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

1

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
1

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
51

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Hyphema
  • Hypotony of Eye
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Presbyopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease

More

Read More
11

Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Louisiana.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Tulane Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1976
  • Alton Ochsner Med Fndn
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Med Center La New Orleans Lsu
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leader has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Leader does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Leader and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Leader's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leader to family and friends
5.0
based on 9 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Leader's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in Metairie, LA |
I cannot say enough good things about Dr. Leader and his staff. He is kind, gentle. does all the necessary test and spends quality time with each patient. You just don't find many doctors like Dr. Leader any more.
in New Orleans, LA |
I've been severely nearsighted (-16) my entire life, and have seen ophthalmologists in NY, MA, and FL. In my experience, Dr Leader is by far the best ophthalmologist. What makes him so exceptional is that he cares. In addition to having decades of experience in his field, he takes the extra steps to treat his patients with respect and kindness. I had two eye surgeries with Dr. Leader, and he and the entire team made me feel safe and in very competent hands. He has changed my life.
Have you seen Dr. Barry Leader, MD?
Are you Dr. Leader?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

See our Ophthalmology Specialist at Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore

Visit Dr. Leader

Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Leader accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Leader has admitting privileges

Touro Infirmary
1401 Foucher St
New Orleans, LA 70115
View Hospital Profile