Dr. Rebecca Leenheer, MD

Dr. Rebecca Leenheer, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 39
Dr. Rebecca Leenheer, MD is a pediatric ophthalmology specialist in Albuquerque, NM and has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated from Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med in 2006 and specializes in pediatric ophthalmology, ophthalmology, and more.Read her story

303 Mulberry St NE

Albuquerque, NM 87106

Contact Information

(505) 243-9739

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Mexico
  • Cigna
  • Lovelace Health Plan
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan
  • 3 More

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more than 95% of peers
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more than 95% of peers
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more than 71% of peers

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Dr. Leenheer's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Leenheer "Rebecca Leenheer, MD specializes in pediatric ophthalmology, eye muscle disorders in children and adults, as well as general adult ophthalmology. She graduated Suma Cum Laude from Colorado State University with a degree in Biological Sciences and Neurobiology. Her medical degree is from Loma Linda University in Loma Linda, California. She also completed her ophthalmology residency at Loma Linda University. Additionally, she completed a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at the University of Southern California and Cedars Sinai. Dr. Leenheer is very active in the American Association for Pediatrics Ophthalmology and Strabismus and serves on the Socioeconomic Committee and Young Ophthalmologist Committee. She is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is an Assistant Professor at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Becky is married and has two young boys. She loves serving others and has an interest in nutrition, running, hiking, and reading."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Leenheer "We are a family-oriented ophthalmology practice that specializes in both adult and pediatric eye care. We evaluate, diagnose, and treat all types of eye problems and perform surgery when necessary. Our philosophy is to always act in the best interest of our patients – that is why we have been a trusted source for innovative, quality eye care in Albuquerque for over 40 years."

6  Specialties

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Ophthalmic Surgery
  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

34  Conditions Treated

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3  Procedures

  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Ophthalmic Surgical Procedures

Background Check

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  • Colorado State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 2006
  • Presbyterian-St Luke's Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2007
  • Loma Linda Sch Med
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2010
  • Usc-Keck Sch Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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