Dr. Leila Rafla-Demetrious, MD

Dr. Leila Rafla-Demetrious, MD

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Ophthalmology  |  
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50 y/o
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Dr. Rafla-Demetrious is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the Weill Cornell Medicine. She received a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and received her M.D. from SUNY Downstate, graduating with the distinct honor of Summa Cum Laude. Dr. Rafla-Demetrious did her medical internship at St. Vincent's Medical Center in N.Y.C, New York. Thereafter, she began her Ophthalmology residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College of Cornell University in New York City in 1994. She then remained there to continue her Fellowship in Glaucoma. Upon completion, she joined the Department of Ophthalmology at New York Presbyterian Hospital, Weill Medical College as an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology in 2000. Dr. Rafla-Demetrious's clinical practice specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of glaucoma and anterior segment diseases. Dr. Rafla Demetrious received honors from the Alpha Omega Alpha (AΩA) in 1991.

Weill Cornell Eye Associates, New York, NY

1305 York Ave Fl 11

New York, NY 10021
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Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • MVP Health Care
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Dr. Rafla-Demetrious' Experience

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Dr. Rafla-Demetrious' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
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  • Specializes in Ophthalmology
  • Board certified in Ophthalmology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
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Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • 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
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Congenital Glaucoma
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drusen
  • Dry Eyes
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Keratitis
  • Macular Edema
  • Migraine
  • Nystagmus
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Still's Disease
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects

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Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Rafla-Demetrious' Reviews

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Dr. Rafla-Demetrious' Performance
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  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
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NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital
170 William St
New York, NY 10038
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