Dr. Leonard B Nelson MD Ophthalmologist

Dr. Leonard Nelson is an ophthalmologist in Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Hahnemann University Hospital and Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center. He received his medical degree from Harvard Medical School and has been in practice for 31 years. He is one of 17 doctors at Hahnemann University Hospital and one of 4 at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Ophthalmologist: General Ophthalmology

Education & Medical Training

Children's National Medical Center/George Washington University
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1980 - 1981

Johns Hopkins University
Residency, Ophthalmology, 1981 - 1982

Harvard Medical School
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Ophthalmology
Certified in Ophthalmology

PA State Medical License

Publications & Presentations

Reading disorders in children.
Olitsky, S.E., Nelson, L.B.

Outcome study of graded unilateral medial rectus recession for small to moderate angle esotropia.
Wang, L., Nelson, L.B.

One muscle strabismus surgery.
Wang, L., Nelson, L.B.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • AmeriHealth Direct POS
  • Amerihealth HMO
  • AmeriHealth PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Capital BC Keystone Health Plan Central HMO
  • Capital Blue Cross PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Coventry Carelink Health Plans PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
  • Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
  • Horizon BCBS Direct Access
  • Horizon BCBS HMO
  • Horizon BCBS POS
  • Horizon BCBS PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • IBC Keystone HMO / POS
  • IBC Personal Choice PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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