Dr. Kathleen Leone, MD

Dr. Kathleen Leone, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 56
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Dr. Kathleen Leone, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Wilmington, NC and has been practicing for 28 years. She graduated from Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med in 1990 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1729 New Hanover Medical Park Dr

Wilmington, NC 28403

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amalgamated Clothing & Textile Workers Union
  • American Republic
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MedCost
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Cataract Removal Surgery
very high
more than 96% of peers
Presbyopia
very high
more than 91% of peers
Senile Cataracts
high
more than 86% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

69  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Arthropathy Associated With Reiters Disease
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Reiter's Syndrome (Reactive Arthritis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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12  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Dilation of Outflow Canal
  • Eye Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Visian Impantable Collamer Lens (ICL)
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy

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.

Education

  • Georgetown Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • National Naval Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • National Naval Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leone has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leone's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leone to family and friends
24 total reviews (14 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

  • 5
    (18)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Leone's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (14)

At my age I have been to a number of different doctors. Dr. Leone rates in the very top. She explains everything completely and listens carefully. I never felt rushed with her. Her friendliness is a welcome change from many doctors! She knows how to relate to people. I felt she saw me as not just...more
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I had a follow up eye appointment. I was in very good hands. Christine Garvin was very patient and kind. Ashlee was very helpful with all of my questions. I highly recommend Dr. Leone; she took such good care of me, I felt like family.
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Dr Leone is fantastic! She did my cateract surgery and corrected the astigmatism.The results are amazing. It is obvious that she is a dedicated professional while being very empathetic.
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Dr. Leone is extremely competent, professional in every way and truly is concerned for her patients. I felt completely at ease in her hands and confident that her surgery would be successful. Her follow up was outstanding. I would highly recommend her to any one seeking eye care or surgery.
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During October I had cataract surgery. Dr. Leone did the surgery at New Hanover Medical Center. I want t take the time to let you know how professional and courteous Dr. Leone and her staff were. From the moment I arrived until leaving everyone was so helpful and explained who they were and...more
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