Dr. Christine Leehealey, MD

Dr. Christine Leehealey, MD

Rheumatology  |  
Female  |  
Age 44
(23)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Christine Leehealey, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Irvine, CA and has been practicing for 18 years. She graduated from New York Medical College in 2000 and specializes in rheumatology.

4950 Barranca Pkwy Ste 205B

Irvine, CA 92604

Contact Information

(949) 654-3763

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 92% of peers
Fibromyalgia
high
more than 90% of peers
Temporal Arteritis
high
more than 89% of peers

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Specialties

  • Rheumatology
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Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
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Conditions Treated

  • Amyloidosis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Goodpasture's Disease
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

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Procedures

  • Joint Drainage
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leehealey has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leehealey's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leehealey to family and friends
3.1
based on 23 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (23)

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

Dr. Leehealey's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Irvine, CA |
I find Dr. Leehealey to be an excellent doctor. She is extremely caring, listens and works to get to the bottom of the problem with my temporal arthritis. She has also worked toward helping me with my osteoporosis. .
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in westminster ca |
Dr Leehealy has been ver helpful to me trying her best to get my pain under control spends a lot of time during my appointments
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Newport Beach, CA |
I had initially seen Dr. Leehealey in 2011, and after a couple blood tests she referred me on to a neurologist. Then in 2016 after further testing indicated an autoimmune disorder I was required to see her again after my HMO would not approve my referral to a university specialist. She came into my...more
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in Irvine, CA |
I would NOT recommend Dr. Leehealey or her office. It took 3 months to get in. My visit was short, she ordered blood work and didn't call me back until I had called 3 times and 1 month went by. My insurance paid most of the bill and I was billed my portion. I paid her, with a cancelled check with...more
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in Newport Beach, CA |
She prescribed a continued steroid for me even though I have advanced osteoporosis which made my bones even weaker. My T-5 collapsed. She was only in her office part -time. She seemed to scattered. Hard to believe since she is a dr. at UCI. I was expecting more.
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Dr. Leehealey accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Blue Cross Blue Shield of California PPO
    Select Plus HMO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    LocalPlus
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Leehealey has admitting privileges

Hoag Hospital Newport Beach
1 Hoag Dr
Newport Beach, CA 92663
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