Dr. Richard Leung, MD

Dr. Richard Leung, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 62
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Dr. Richard Leung, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in San Diego, CA. He graduated from University Of Maryland School Of Medicine in 1981 and specializes in ophthalmology.

3075 Health Center Dr Ste 403

San Diego, CA 92123

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Sharp Health Plan

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Top Care Areas

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Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Visual Field Defects
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
very high
more than 99% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

74  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Duane Retraction Syndrome
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Heterophoria
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
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27  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Surgery
  • Cyclodialysis
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Laser Surgery
  • LASIK
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Refractive Lens Exchange
  • Refractive Surgery
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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

  • University Of Maryland School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • Ucsd
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1982
  • University Of Southern California
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Johns Hopkins Wilmer Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1981

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leung has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leung's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leung to family and friends
47 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (47)

  • 5
    (31)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Leung's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

I had my left eye cataract surgery about two weeks ago. It was top rated surgery performed by Dr. Leung, n the entire process went smoothly, I thought I was watching a light show, n then the surgery was over. I took a look w my left eye after I went home, oh i can see so clearly in a long time! The...more
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Unfortunately his office staff is completely incompetent. When the Dr. finally responded after the 10th phone call and 6 faxes - he said this was the first he heard about the problem. Additionally, when dealing with the office staff they have no idea what they are talking about - ever. It seems...more
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I've been with Dr. Leung for 20+ years and he's saved my eyesight more than once. He's taken care of my mother's eyes due to her diabetes and one of my longtime friends with LASIK. Recently, he implanted crystal lenses due to cataracts and my eyesight has never been better! No other ophthalmologist...more
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Dr Leung performed cataract surgery on me in April 2014. At that time I chose to have the crystal lens in each eye. This was quite a decision for me as they were pricy. For the first six to eight months I questioned my judgement as to whether I made the right decision. Now, two years later I am...more
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I was visiting from out of state when I experienced an eye emergency on New Year's Eve morning. I found Dr. Leung on the web and called the office. From the very first hello until I left the office absolutely every aspect of my visit was impeccable! I am so grateful they were able to see me on...more
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