Dr. Leonard Rappaport, MD

Dr. Leonard Rappaport, MD

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Age 57
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Dr. Leonard Rappaport, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Chesapeake, VA and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from George Washington University School Of Med and Health Sciences Washington Dc in 1988 and specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

805 Battlefield Blvd N Ste 111

Chesapeake, VA 23320

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Rappaport performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Glaucoma
very high
more than 99% of peers
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 98% of peers
Iridocyclitis
very high
more than 98% of peers

Dr. Rappaport's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Rappaport's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Rappaport "Dr. Rappaport is board certified in Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He received his medical degree from the George Washington School of Medicine. After an internship at Moutefiore Medical Center in New York, he completed his Ophthalmology residency at the Mason Institute of Ophthalmology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He then completed a 1 year fellowship in glaucoma at Glaucoma Associates of New York at the New York Eye and Ear Infirmary. Dr. Rappaport joined Tidewater Eye Centers in 1999, as a Glaucoma Specialist, after being in private practice for 5 years with Southeastern Eye Center in North Carolina. He is subspecialty trained in the treatment of glaucoma, including the use of lasers, drainage devices and antimetabolites in surgery. Dr. Rappaport lectures at state meetings as well as internationally on the new advancements in the treatment of glaucoma. He is currently on staff at Maryview Medical Center and Harbourview Medical Center. Dr. Rappaport also has extensive experience in the latest technologies for small incision, no stitch cataract surgery, using Toric and Multifocal intraocular lenses. He also is experienced in performing laser vision correction surgeries"
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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

62  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blind Hypotensive Eye
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Malignant Neoplasm of Eye
  • Migraine
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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6  Procedures

  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Goniotomy
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery

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.

Education

  • George Washington University School Of Med and Health Sciences Washington Dc
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Montefiore Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Mason Institute Of Ophthalmology University Of Missouri Columbia
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • Glaucoma Associates Of New York New York Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Rappaport has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Rappaport's Reviews

3.0
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Rappaport to family and friends
5 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
    (2)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
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Dr. Rappaport's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

Dr. Rappaport truly did a truly wonderful job restoring my wife's vision to normal values. The preparation, surgery, and follow up was almost effortless. I can most definitely recommend Dr. Rapport to any patient needing to restore their vision. Thank you for your care, concern, and gentle...more
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