Dr. Leyka Barbosa, MD

Dr. Leyka Barbosa, MD

Rheumatology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Leyka Barbosa, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Dallas, TX and has been practicing for 24 years. She graduated from Ponce School of Medicine in 1989 and specializes in rheumatology.Read her story

7777 Forest Ln Ste C502

Dallas, TX 75230

Contact Information

(972) 566-6599

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • Mutual of Omaha
  • Principal Life
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Malaise and Fatigue
very high
more than 95% of peers
Autoimmune Diseases
very high
more than 93% of peers
very high
more than 90% of peers

Dr. Barbosa'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. Barbosa's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Barbosa "For best possible maintenance and continuity of care, our practice requires each patient to have a Primary Care (usually Referring) Physician, as we are exclusively handling Adult Rheumatology. We respect individual choice, but like any Provider, compliance with agreed upon treatment is expected and necessary for good outcomes. "

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Barbosa "Early aggressive treatment has proven most effective for chronic, dangerous Rheumatology conditions such as Lupus (SLE), Osteoporosis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Gout, and others."

1  Specialties

  • Rheumatology

1  Board Certifications

  • Rheumatology
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

62  Conditions Treated

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7  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • Ponce School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1989
  • University of Connecticut Health Center School of Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1990
  • University of Connecticut
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1992
  • University of Washington, Seattle
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Barbosa has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Barbosa's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Barbosa to family and friends
14 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

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Dr. Barbosa's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Barbosa is amazing, & the Staff are highly experienced and remarkably helpful. I've seen actual Claims as submitted to Insurance and so the Specialists have to put Diagnosis codes for so called 'co-morbidities' such as Chronic Afib. because the conditions and Meds affect how and what your...more
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TERRIBLE. They misbill your insurance and charge you for services they don't even provide or specialize in. Mark that works in the office is awful and rude. When they make mistakes they claim you're at fault, are misinformed and it's your responsibility to pay for it. Wouldn't go back to save my...more
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My experience with Dr Barbosa was one of the most negative medical experiences I have yet to have. Do not deal with these people! There were several times where I was sent to the lab for blood work and their unorganized staff did not have my orders. I had to waste time going back up to their...more
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Dr Barbosa is a very knowledgeable and insightful doctor. I have been seeing her for about 10 years and she has managed to keep my RA under control, despite some of the crazy things I feel compelled to do like ocean sailing, international travel and golfing. She is a first class doctor and very...more
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Her office staff manager and staff are rude, condescending and overall unacceptable for a Dr. used for a long term chronic disease. I would not recommend.
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