Ilya M. Leyngold, MD Ilya M. Leyngold, MD

Ilya M. Leyngold, MD

Oculofacial Plastic Surgeon, Ophthalmologist

4.7 out of 5  (38 ratings, 10 reviews)
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919-681-7445
Fax number
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919-681-7445 Fax number
Insurance

Duke Health contracts with most major health insurance carriers and transplant networks, including the ones listed below. Before scheduling your appointment, we strongly recommend you contact your insurance company to verify that the Duke Health location or provider you plan to visit is included in your network. Your insurance company will also be able to inform you of any co-payments, co–insurances, or deductibles that will be your responsibility. If you proceed in scheduling an appointment and your health insurance benefits do not participate with Duke, your out of pocket liability may be higher. We will contact you regarding your coverage and patient liability. If you are uninsured, learn more about our financial assistance policy.

Below are the plans currently accepted in 2018. There are some changes to the plans accepted beginning January 1, 2019. More information will become available on PlanForDuke.com.

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Contact
919-681-7445 Fax number
WHERE I PROVIDE CARE
Profile
ABOUT ME

As an oculoplastic surgeon I am fortunate to have expertise in both eye and facial plastic surgery. My training allows me to provide my patients with the surgical and nonsurgical cosmetic and reconstructive care of the eye and face. I derive great satisfaction from the ability to improve both vision and appearance. Therefore, I enjoy performing facial rejuvenation procedures as well as reconstructive surgery following cancer removal, trauma or congenital defects. I believe that ethical and compassionate patient care is just as important as surgical competence to achieving the best possible outcomes. Prior to joining the faculty at Duke, I served as a director of oculofacial surgery at the University of South Florida (USF) in Tampa. While at USF, I had the privilege of performing more than five thousand procedures involving eyelids, orbit, and face. I was selected as one of the top ten professionals in the Tampa Bay area by the South Tampa Magazine for my professional accomplishments. I also enjoy sports and was fortunate enough to have worked as one of the team doctors for the Tampa Bay Lightning hockey team. Outside of medicine, my main passion is my family, a tremendous source of happiness and support.

LANGUAGES I SPEAK
English, Russian
LEARN MORE ABOUT ME
Training
EDUCATION
MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Maryland), 2006
RESIDENCY
Ophthalmology, The Wilmer Eye Institute, Johns Hopkins Hospital (Maryland), 2007-2010
FELLOWSHIP
Facial Plastic, Center for Facial Appearances, University of Utah Affiliated Hospitals, 2010-2012
BOARD CERTIFICATION
American Board of Ophthalmology, Ophthalmology
Clinical Focus and Research
MY RESEARCH INTERESTS

My research interests involve developing novel eyelid and orbital reconstructive procedures and corneal neurotization, where we are able to transfer sensory nerves from underneath the scalp to the cornea for patients with neurotrophic keratopathy (a blinding disease with absent or decreased corneal sensation). Corneal neurotization has been a revolutionary approach to restoring vision in patients with neurotrophic corneal disease.

PUBLICATIONS
View Ilya Leyngold's publications on PubMed
Ratings and Reviews

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Overall provider rating
4.7 out of 5 (38 ratings, 10 reviews)
PATIENT REVIEWS
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Industry Relationships and Collaborations
This faculty member has no reported relationships with industry.