Dr. Elise R. Leonard, MD

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Dr. Elise R. Leonard, MD

Ophthalmology | Female

Elise R Leonard MD 8890 W Oakland Park Blvd Ste 300, Sunrise, FL 33351 Get Directions
(954) 746-7040

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I'LL TREAT YOU LIKE FAMILY Choosing a doctor to trust with the care of your eyes, your precious sight, can be a difficult decision. You want someone board-certified, professional, and experienced. But you also want a doctor who will take the time to listen to you, explain things, and treat you with kindness and respect. I have been in practice since 1982, caring for patients with a personal touch. Whether it?s an eye exam or surgery, you?ll get the best I have to give.Read more

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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (6)
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery

Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

Procedures Performed

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Laser Surgery
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

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    Sanctions

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    Board Action

    Dr. Leonard has 1 board action

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    • Wrong procedure  (7/23/2012)
    • Action Taken: Release from Prior Order
    • Summary: Dr. Elise Roberta Leonard; License # ME39592; Case # 2007-32189

      Nature of Complaint:

      The physician previously on 02-16-2011 entered into a Counter Settlement Agreement with the Florida Board of Medicine.

      Action Taken-Obligations Satisfied

    • State: Florida
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Education

  • Medical School
    New York University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 1978

  • Internship Hospital
    Long Island Jewish Hillside

    Completed in 1979

  • Residency Hospital
    Long Island Jewish Hillside

    Completed in 1982

  • Undergraduate School
    New York University

    Graduated in 1974

Awards & Recognition

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Leonard's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • Board actions found
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Dr. Leonard's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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Experience with Dr. Leonard

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Leonard's Care Philosophy

I'LL TREAT YOU LIKE FAMILY Choosing a doctor to trust with the care of your eyes, your precious sight, can be a difficult decision. You want someone board-certified, professional, and experienced. But you also want a doctor who will take the time to listen to you, explain things, and treat you with kindness and respect. I have been in practice since 1982, caring for patients with a personal touch. Whether it?s an eye exam or surgery, you?ll get the best I have to give.