Leela Raju, MD, Ophthalmology, New York, NY, UPMC Presbyterian


Ophthalmology New York, NY

Eye Physicians and Surgeons

Overview of Dr. Raju

Dr. Leela Raju is an ophthalmologist in New York, NY and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UPMC Presbyterian, Mon Health Medical Center, Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, UPMC Magee-Womens Hospital, UPMC Horizon, UPMC South Side, UPMC Presbyterian, UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, UPMC Mercy, Shadyside Campus, NYU Langone Hospitals, NYC Health + Hospitals / Bellevue, and Veterans Affairs New York Harbor Healthcare System. She received her medical degree from Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine and has been in practice 14 years. Dr. Raju accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 116 doctors at UPMC Presbyterian and one of 12 doctors at Mon Health Medical Center who specialize in Ophthalmology.

Education & Training

  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineFELLOWSHIP
  • University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    University of Pittsburgh Medical CenterRESIDENCY
  • University of Maryland
    University of MarylandINTERNSHIP
  • Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
    Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of MedicineMEDICAL_SCHOOL

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2014 - 2022
  • WV State Medical License
    WV State Medical License 2009 - 2017
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2008 - 2013
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2005 - 2014
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014

Publications & Presentations


Press Mentions

  • Method of Astigmatism Analysis
    Method of Astigmatism AnalysisMay 16, 2019 00:17
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    How to Handle the Symptoms of Dry EyesJanuary 12, 2018 10:32
  • Together We Can Eradicate Blindness in Children: Dr VK Raju
    Together We Can Eradicate Blindness in Children: Dr VK RajuNovember 05, 2017 10:03
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Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
    Aetna HMO
    BCBS Blue Card PPO
    BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
    BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
    BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
    CIGNA Open Access
    Great West PPO
    HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
    Highmark BCBS ClassicBlue
    Highmark BCBS PPOBlue
    Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    Multiplan PHCS PPO
    Multiplan PPO
    United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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