Dr. Barry Leader, MD

Dr. Barry Leader, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
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Age 69
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Dr. Barry Leader, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Metairie, LA and has been practicing for 42 years. He graduated from TULANE UNIV SCH OF MED in 1976 and specializes in ophthalmology.

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

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Top Care Areas

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.

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

52  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
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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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

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Dr. Leader's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leader to family and friends
9 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
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  • 1
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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)

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.
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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...more
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