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Dr. Leon Herndon, MD

Ophthalmology •  Male • Age 54

  11 Reviews
Dr. Herndon

Duke Eye Center

2351 Erwin Rd Durham, NC 27705
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(919) 681-3937

Dr. Leon Herndon, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Durham, NC and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine in 1991 and specializes in ophthalmology.

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  • Explains conditions well Patients said this doctor explains conditions well. See reviews
  • Hospital satisfaction Patients said they were highly satisfied at this doctor's hospital. See hospitals
  • Practices at top hospital Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ See hospitals

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(919) 681-3937

Dr. Herndon accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Herndon's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Eye Infections
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Herndon treats Eye Infections more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Herndon treats this condition more than 64% of his peers

Vascular Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Herndon treats Vascular Disease more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Herndon treats this condition more than 45% of his peers

Eye Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Herndon performs Eye Surgery more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Herndon performs this procedure more than 43% of his peers

Dr. Herndon's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Tumor
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Diplopia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Strabismus
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Dr. Herndon's Reviews

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5.0

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Average Reported Wait Time
  • 31 – 45 minutes
Dr. Herndon's Performance
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  • Explains condition(s) well
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  • Time well spent
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  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
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Superb physican and surgeon! He is a highly skilled, compassionate, talented, and dedicated glaucoma specialist. Outstanding.
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Excellent doctor so professional, very kind and caring
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An excellent physician in all ways!
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About Me

Care Philosophy

I am a native North Carolinian having grown up in Raleigh NC. I went to UNC-Chapel Hill for my undergraduate degree in Biology and attended Medical School there as well. I remained at UNC to complete my residency in Ophthalmology. I then came to the ...

Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

Education

1996
Duke University Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
1995
Unc Hospitals
Residency Hospital
1992
Unc Hosps
Internship Hospital
1991
University Of North Carolina School Of Medicine
Medical School

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72% Patient experience rating, 3% higher than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)

82% Patient experience rating, 13% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019, 2018, 2017)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2017)
  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2017)