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Dr. Deirdre Leake, MD

Ear, Nose, and Throat ·  Female · Age 47

Dr. Leake

Dr. Deirdre Leake, MD is an otolaryngology (ear, nose & throat) specialist in Saint Augustine, FL and has been practicing for 15 years. She graduated from University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine in 1998 and specializes in ear, nose, and throat.


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(904) 810-5434

Dr. Leake accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Leake's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Wound Repair
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leake performs Wound Repair more than 96% of her peers

Dr. Leake performs this procedure more than 96% of her peers

Allergic Reaction
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leake treats Allergic Reaction more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Leake treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Allergic Rhinitis
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leake treats Allergic Rhinitis more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Leake treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Leake's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation or Excision of Nasal Turbinates
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Sinusitis
  • Acute Tonsillitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Antrostomy and Antrotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Nose
  • Brow Lift
  • Cancer
  • Chronic Adenoid Infection
  • Chronic Laryngitis
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Chronic Tonsillitis
  • Common Cold
  • Conductive Hearing Loss
  • Cough
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Deafness
  • Dermabrasion
  • Dermal Filler
  • Deviated Septum
  • Diagnostic Nasal and-or Sinus Endoscopy
  • Dizziness
  • Down Syndrome
  • Dysphagia
  • Ear Ache
  • Ear Disorders
  • Ear Plastic Surgery (Otoplasty)
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Enlarged Turbinates
  • ENT Surgery
  • Ethmoidectomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Eustachian Tube Dysfunction
  • Excision or Destruction of Pharynx Lesion
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Rejuvenation, Advanced, Laser
  • Fracture
  • Frenectomy
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Head or Neck Lump or Swelling
  • Headache
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Intense Pulse Light
  • Intranasal or Sinus Procedure
  • Laryngeal Cancer
  • Laryngitis
  • Laryngoscopy - Laryngotomy - Laryngectomy - Pharyngolaryngectomy - Pharyngectomy
  • Laryngoscopy and Laryngotomy
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Loss of Smell and-or Taste
  • Loss of Voice or Hoarse Voice
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Nasal Septum Surgery (Septoplasty)
  • Neck Liposuction
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Nose Plastic Surgery (Rhinoplasty)
  • Nosebleed
  • Oral Cancer
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Paracentesis
  • Perforated Eardrum
  • Peritonsillar Abscess
  • Pharyngitis
  • Postnasal Drip
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Salivary Gland Stones and Inflammation
  • Sinus Surgery
  • Sinusitis
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Sore Throat
  • Sphenoidotomy (Sinus Surgery)
  • Tear Duct Surgery
  • Tinnitus
  • TMJ
  • Tongue-Tie
  • Tonsil Cancer
  • Tonsillectomy
  • Tonsillitis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vertigo
  • Vestibule and Floor of Mouth, Excision or Destruction
  • Vocal Cord Nodule
  • Vocal Cord Paralysis
  • Vocal Cord Polyp
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Care Philosophy

The blend of art, science, and a compassionate consultation style influences my approach to patient care. It is about creating harmony and balance to reveal each person's unique beauty. We always tailor the treatment plan to the individual. our approach is definiately not one size fits all. Deirdre Leake, MD

Specialties

  • Ear, Nose, and Throat

Board Certifications

Education

2004
The University Of Michigan
Fellowship Hospital
2003
Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery At The University Of Rochester Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1999
University Of Rochester Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1998
University Of Tennessee Health Science Center College Of Medicine
Medical School
1994
The University Of Tennessee
Undergraduate School
2004
2003
1999
1998
1994

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Class Rank- 8 out of 162, 1998
  • Travel Grant to Cherry Blossom Conference, 2001
  • James L. Minor Scholarship Award- Merit Based, 1996-1998
  • Advance Trauma Life Support Instructor, 1999
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, 1990-1994
  • Alpha Omega Aplha Honor Medical Society, 1994-1998
  • Paul C. Harrington Award for Excellence in Clinical Research, 2002-2003
  • Physicians' Medical Education & Research Foundation Scholarship Award- Merit Based, 1994-1998

Dr. Leake's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Leake

4.2

Based on 21 reviews

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1 Star
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Dr. Leake left me with terrible scars from removing two moles. They are huge gashes. I have one on my stomach and one on my back. The scars were unnecessary according to other doctors I have seen. I now use a Pladtic Surgeon through the Mayo Clinic who has done a fantastic job. My new surgeon has removed moles from my back with barely any scarring. Please choose your doctors wisely.
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I have seen Dr. Leake several times, and wish I could clone her for every other medical practice I might ever need. She is incredibly knowledgeable and able to explain in terms I understand. She is efficient but caring and always takes the time necessary to answer questions or explain a procedure. Her team is outstanding.
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Each time I have visited Dr Leake, I have been most impressed. I always leave there with a "feel good" feeling. Definitely would recommend and wouldn't go anywhere else. She and her staff are so pleasant.
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I was scheduled to have a nose procedure at 8.30 am , and to take a valium 30 minutes before, the prescription which they never called in and i had to chase down the day before, . I get up very early to be there and find out after a 20 minute wait that she had an emergency patient, and would be awhile before i could see her, this from a rather fresh staff member. I got angry and asked why they didn't call. I was told i could wait without "attitude",and then she refused to see me at all. NASTY!
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Dr. Leake is a highly skilled surgeon with a concerned and highly competent staff. My results have been excellent. The experience was gentle, thorough and compassionate. I cannot recommend Dr. Leake and her staff highly enough.
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