Dr. Leslie Cunningham, MD

Dr. Leslie Cunningham, MD

Ophthalmology  |  
Male  |  
Age 62
(10)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Leslie Cunningham, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Knoxville, TN and has been practicing for 36 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med in 1982 and specializes in ophthalmology.

1124 E Weisgarber Rd Ste 104

Knoxville, TN 37909

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • 10 More

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Top Care Areas

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

Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cataract
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eyelid Disorders
very high
more than 97% of peers

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
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Board Certifications

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

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Astigmatism
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Cataract
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Flashes
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Nearsightedness
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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Tennessee.

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

  • Millsaps College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Univ Of Ms Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • U South Ala
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • U Miss
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • U South Ala
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Cunningham has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Cunningham's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Cunningham to family and friends
3.3
based on 10 total reviews (3 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

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

Dr. Cunningham's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

"Outstanding care and concern from start through finish" was my experience with Dr. Cunningham. He was very engaging and listened to my questions. His surgical skill and the excellence of his team made me feel secure and confident doing my two surgeries.
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Had a great experience when he performed my cataract surgery. Very personable and very efficient staff.
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Clear; concise; thorough; does not talk down to me. Experience w/conditions of the eye as they relate to S.L.E. (systemic lupus erythematosus) & associated medications.
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