Dr. Joel Leffler, MD

Dr. Joel Leffler, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Joel Leffler, MD is an ophthalmology doctor who practices in Plano, TX. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

4112 W 15th St Ste 201

Plano, TX 75093

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Leffler's Experience

Dr. Leffler'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
  • No board actions found


  • Ophthalmology

Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

Conditions Treated

  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Chalazion
  • Diplopia
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease


  • Dacryocystectomy
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • State University of New York At Buffalo
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Albany Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Mount Sinai School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Albany Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leffler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leffler's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leffler to family and friends
based on 12 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (12)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Leffler's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

Little Elm |
I waited with my toddler and newborn for over an hour and a half and then when I said something, instead of being apologetic they acted like I was being irrational. That was our second visit. On the first visit we waited for over an hour. He didn't tell me anything we was looking for in my baby,...more
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in Mckinney, TX |
I cannot recommend Dr.Leffler enough. He is by far one of the most attentive and caring physicians that I have met. My youngest son has had two surgeries under Dr. Leffler, and I knew that he was in the best of hands. Not only did he do a great job, he was there at every question we had day or...more
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Texas |
Wonderful doctor. Explained everything thoroughly. All questions were answered. Great office staff. Surgery went smoothly and even the hospital for the surgery was wonderful. Wait time to be seen in the office is a little long but was compensated by all the positives.
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in Plano, TX |
Dr Leffler is v knowledgeable but they always book multiple people at the same time. I literally have to take 1/2 day off for an appointment with Dr Leffler.
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McKinney, TX |
Excellent experience with Dr. Leffler. His nurse and staff were so great and sweet with my 3 year old. Dr. Leffler was patient and knowledgable.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Leffler accepts 5 insurance carriers
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Advantage HMO
    Blue Choice
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Leffler has admitting privileges

Medical City McKinney
4500 Medical Center Dr
McKinney, TX 75069
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Medical City Plano
3901 W 15th St
Plano, TX 75075
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