Dr. Leland Whitelock, MD

Dr. Leland Whitelock, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 83
Dr. Leland Whitelock, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chesapeake, VA and has been practicing for 51 years. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1961 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

560 Kempsville Rd Ste 100

Chesapeake, VA 23320

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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more than 63% of peers
Dry Eyes
more than 36% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
more than 31% of peers

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Dr. Whitelock's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Whitelock "Mr. Leland D. Whitelock, M.D. has practiced ophthalmology for over forty years in the Tidewater area, establishing a private practice in Norfolk in 1970. He attended the University of Maryland, earning a Bachelor of Science in 1957 and a Doctorate of Medicine in 1961. The post-doctoral study included a rotating internship and a residency in Ophthalmology at the United States Public Health Service Hospital in Baltimore, where he served as a commissioned officer until completion of formal training in 1967. From 1967 to 1970, Dr. Whitelock was head of the Department of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology at the United States Public Health Service in Norfolk, VA, becoming certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology in 1969. Dr. Whitelock is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk. He is also a member of the consulting staff of Sentara Norfolk General, Sentara Leigh and Chesapeake General hospitals. Dr. Whitelock has years of experience in glaucoma management and retina disease as well as special interest and training in the treatment and management of dry eyes."


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Whitelock "At Griffey Eye Care & Laser Center in Chesapeake, Virginia, our doctors and staff are dedicated to providing you with the most thorough, gentle, and modern service for your eye care needs. With over 50 years of combined service and experience in coastal Virginia as well as North Carolina we are dedicated to helping you see clearly."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

55  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Cataracts
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Posterior Scleritis
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage


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4  Procedures

  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Virginia.

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.


  • University of Maryland
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1961
  • Usphs Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1962
  • Usphs Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1967

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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