Dr. Enrique Leira, MD

Vascular Neurology •  Male • Age 55
  
Dr. Leira
Accepting new patients

UI Hospitals and Clinics

200 Hawkins Dr Iowa City, IA 52242

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Dr. Enrique Leira, MD is a Vascular Neurology Specialist in Iowa City, IA and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Leira has more experience with Neurocritical Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Universidad Santiago De Compostela, Facultade De Medicina E Odontoloxia medical school in 1988. He is affiliated with University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Leira to book an appointment.


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Dr. Leira accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
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HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna PPO
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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Health Alliance PPO
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HealthLink PPO
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Alliance Select

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Practice Areas

Neurocritical Care

Neurocritical care specialists diagnose and treat severe and life-threatening neurological conditions such as stroke, spinal cord injury, brain tumor, and traumatic brain injury

Typically treats 65% more than their peers

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cerebral Hemorrhage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leira treats Cerebral Hemorrhage more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Leira treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Stroke
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leira treats Stroke more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Leira treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Leira treats Subarachnoid Hemorrhage more than 60% of their peers

Dr. Leira treats this condition more than 60% of their peers

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Dr. Leira's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Pain
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Huntington's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Myoclonus
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nystagmus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Syncope
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

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Biography

Dr. Enrique Leira, MD is a Vascular Neurology Specialist in Iowa City, IA and has over 32 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Leira has more experience with Neurocritical Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from Universi...Read more

Specialties

  • Vascular Neurology

Board Certifications

  • Neurology
  • Vascular Neurology

Education

St Louis University School Of Med
Residency Hospital
1988
Universidad Santiago De Compostela, Facultade De Medicina E Odontoloxia
Medical School

Languages

  • Gaelic
  • English

Awards

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Locations

UI Hospitals and Clinics

UI Hospitals and Clinics200 Hawkins Dr Iowa City, IA 52242
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University Of Iowa Hospital and Clinics

Iowa City, IA

71% Patient experience rating, 2% higher than the national average