Dr. Eleonora Lad, MD

Dr. Eleonora Lad, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Eleonora Lad, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 6 years. She graduated from Chicago Medical School in 2007 and specializes in ophthalmology.

2351 Erwin Rd

Durham, NC 27705

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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Retina Diseases
more than 78% of peers
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
more than 75% of peers
Retinal Dystrophy
more than 72% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lad "I am a clinician-scientist and retinal ophthalmologist with the primary goal of developing novel ways to diagnose and treat age-related macular degeneration (AMD). I am involved in clinical trials including the study of innovative therapies related to macular diseases. I also specialize in treating patients with diabetic retinopathy and retinal vascular diseases. I am committed to providing the highest level of evidence-based patient care. I was awarded the Clinical Scientist Development Award from the National Eye Institute and I received the Heed Foundation award. I am a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Society of Heed Fellows Society for Neuroscience and American Society for Neural Therapy and Repair."


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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Lad does not have any board certifications listed.

59  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Color Blindness
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemangioma
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Ischemia
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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4  Procedures

  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for North Carolina.

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.


  • Chicago Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Kaiser Santa Clara
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Stanford University Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Duke Eye Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Lad has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Lad has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Romanian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lad's Reviews

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Dr. Lad's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes
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