Dr. David Leonard, MD

Dr. David Leonard, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat  ·  
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Age 55
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Dr. David Leonard, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Chesapeake, VA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from Uniformed Services University Of The Health Science in 1988 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.Read his story

500 Independence Pkwy Ste 100

Chesapeake, VA 23320

Contact Information

(757) 547-9714

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Pulmonary Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ear Ache
very high
more than 98% of peers
Vertigo
very high
more than 98% of peers

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Dr. Leonard's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Leonard "Dr. David Leonard earned his medical degree from the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, Maryland after receiving his bachelors degree in chemistry from the New College of Sarasota, Florida. He continued his training as a surgical intern and completed his residency in Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda in 1996. He remained as an attending physician teaching residents in otolaryngology from 1996 to 2002 and treating many high ranking members of the military and the U.S. Congress. During his tour at NNMC, he held numerous positions, including Assistant Residency Director, and Assistant Professor of Surgery (USUHS). Intimately involved with research he helped author 10 journal articles. He was concurrently assigned to the hospital ship USNS Comfort as the sole Otolaryngologist from April 1998 to February 2002 and also completed the Navy War College's Command and Staff Program. He also attended Flight Surgery training at the Naval Aerospace Medical Institute in Pensacola, Florida and earned the Surgeon General's Award. His first utilization tour was with the United States Marine Corps as the flight surgeon for Marine Helicopter Squadron One (the Presidential Helicopter Squadron) under President George Bush from May 1990 to May 1992. Dr. Leonard also served at the Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Florida as the Otolaryngology Department Head, Chairman of the Credentials Committee, Vice-Chairman of the Medical Staff, and Director of Surgery. He then served as Director Branch Health Clinics, overseeing 7 clinics from Key West to Atlanta. He retired as a US Navy Captain with over 26 years of service, and joined Eastern Virginia Ear, Nose, and Throat Specialists in 2010. He believes that patients want to be treated with respect by a caring physician and strives to deliver the best quality health care with a listening, compassionate ear. Dr. Leonard is board certified by the American Board of Otolaryngology, is a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngology/Head and Neck Surgery, fellow of the American College of Surgery, and a fellow of the American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy."

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Leonard "Dr. Leonard graduated from the USUHS in Bethesda, Maryland. He completed his ENT residency at the National Naval Medical Center, Bethesda in 1996 and taught residents until 2002. There he served as Assistant Residency Director, and Assistant Professor of Surgery (USUHS) and helped author 10 articles. He served on USNS Comfort. He also graduated from Flight Surgery School and served with the Marine Corps' Presidential Helicopter Squadron (HMX1) under President George Bush from 1990 to 1992. He also served at the Naval Hospital Jacksonville, Florida as the ENT Department Head, Chair of Credentials Committee, Vice-Chair of the Medical Staff, and Director of Surgery. He then served as Director Branch Health Clinics, overseeing 7 clinics from Key West to Atlanta. He retired as a US Navy Captain and joined EVENTS in 2010. He believes that patients want to be treated with respect by a caring physician and strives to deliver the best quality health care with a listening, compassionate ear. "

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1  Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

1  Board Certifications

  • Otolaryngology
    Accredited by: American Board of Otolaryngology*

79  Conditions Treated

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32  Procedures

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Adenoidectomy
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Cervical Lymph Node Dissection
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Ear Surgery
  • Ear Tube Placement
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision or Destruction of Palate or Uvula Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Excision or Destruction of Tongue Lesion
  • Frenectomy
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Paracentesis
  • Perforated Eardrum Repair (Tympanoplasty)
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sphenoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroid Surgery
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Wound Repair

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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 College, Sarasota, Florida
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1984
  • Uniformed Services University Of The Health Science
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • National Naval Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • National Naval Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leonard has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leonard's Reviews

5.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leonard to family and friends
16 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
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  • 4
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  • 3
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Dr. Leonard'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 (6)

I highly recommend Dr Leonard and his staff. They are fantastic and very professional.
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Dr. Leonard was great! I was very glad I decided to go to see him. I was so scared about getting the scope done, but he was so comforting and I didn't feel anxious. Thank God I decided to just go ahead and get the test done. I have peace of mind now. I highly recommend this place. The staff is so...more
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I had a problem breathing on one side of my nose for almost 10 months. My family doctor did what you could and then told me I needed to see a ENT. I'm glad his office set up an appointment with Dr. Leonard. The day I went to see Dr. Leonard he told me what he saw and what needed to be done and also...more
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Dr. Leonard, made me feel like he really knew his business. I have been suffering for sinuses for such a long time and I have been tested and treated for many years, however Dr. Leonard put a scope down my nose and knew what was my issue. I pray blessings to the man. I am so glad I went to see...more
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Very kind, did not rush, thoroughly explained everything, kind and professional staff, felt very confident with suggested treatment and follow-up. Facility up to date and clean.
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