Dr. Ilya Leyngold, MD

Dr. Ilya Leyngold, MD

Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 38
Dr. Ilya Leyngold, MD is an ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 6 years. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine in 2006 and specializes in ophthalmic plastic & reconstructive surgery and oculoplastic surgery.

3475 Erwin Rd

Durham, NC 27705

Contact Information

(919) 681-3937

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers
Tear Duct Surgery
very high
more than 99% of peers

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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Oculoplastic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

100  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypertensive Eye
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Chronic Dacryoadenitis
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Cosmetic Conditions
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exophoria
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Melanoma
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Facial Fracture
  • Facial Skin Cancer
  • Foreign Body in Eye
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nasolacrimal Duct Obstruction
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Orbital Diseases
  • Panophthalmitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retained Intraocular Foreign Body, Non-Magnetic
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinoblastoma
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Eye Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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49  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Blepharorrhaphy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Brow Lift
  • Canthoplasty and Canthopexy
  • Canthotomy
  • Conjunctivoplasty
  • Contact Lens Fitting Services
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Cosmetic Facial Surgery
  • Dacryoadenectomy
  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Dacryocystorhinostomy
  • Dacryocystostomy or Dacryocystotomy
  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Facelift
  • Facial Reconstruction
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Iridotomy
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Oculoplastic Surgery
  • Orbit Evisceration
  • Orbital Decompression and Orbitotomy
  • Orbital Floor Fracture Repair
  • Orbital Surgical Procedures
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Lid Retraction
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Tear Drainage Surgery
  • Tear Duct Surgery


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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.


  • Johns Hopkins University / School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Johns Hopkins U-Johns Hopkins Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Center For Facial Appearances
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leyngold has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leyngold's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leyngold to family and friends
19 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

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  • 1

Dr. Leyngold's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

Overall, I am very disappointed in this practice. I been seeing Dr. Leyngold over a year ( once every 3 months –probably 4 appointments total). He is a great doctor, no complaints from that perspective. However, the way the clinic, and the appointments are managed is just horrible. Pretty much the...more
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Excellent in taking care of me.
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I had a surgical procedure called DCR with Crawford Tube I was very happy with my surgical experience, staff and counseling. I have never had such wonderful treatment. Dr. Leyngold took his time and explained everything to me, I had no questions or concerns with my post operative care. Everyone was...more
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I had a brow lift and four lid blepharoplasty Very appreciative they were willing to answer any and all of my questions, even beforehand.
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I visited Dr. Leyngold a few weeks ago and received filler and Botox. Dr. Leyngold did an amazing job!!! I wanted to make sure my lips looked plump, but still natural (living in Los Angeles, I know the fake lip look when I see it!!). I've also seen some of his cosmetic surgery results -- a friend...more
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