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Leela Raju, MD, Ophthalmology, Brooklyn, NY, NYU Langone Hospitals


Ophthalmology Brooklyn, NY

Cornea & External Disease, Refractive Surgery

Eye Physicians and Surgeons

Telehealth Available

Overview of Dr. Raju

Dr. Leela Raju is an ophthalmologist in Brooklyn, NY and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including NYU Langone Hospitals and NYC Health + Hospitals / Bellevue. She received her medical degree from Marshall University School of Medicine and has been in practice 14 years. Dr. Raju accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. She is one of 192 doctors at NYU Langone Hospitals and one of 59 doctors at NYC Health + Hospitals / Bellevue who specialize in Ophthalmology. She has more than 10 publications and over 150 citings.

Education & Training

  • Baylor College of Medicine
    Baylor College of MedicineFellowship, Cornea, External Diseases, and Refractive Surgery, 2008 - 2009
  • UPMC Medical Education
    UPMC Medical EducationResidency, Ophthalmology, 2005 - 2008
  • University of Maryland
    University of MarylandInternship, Internal Medicine, 2004 - 2005
  • Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine
    Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of MedicineClass of 2003

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2014 - 2024
  • WV State Medical License
    WV State Medical License 2009 - 2017
  • PA State Medical License
    PA State Medical License 2005 - 2014
  • TX State Medical License
    TX State Medical License 2008 - 2013
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Regional Top Doctor Castle Connolly, 2014

Publications & Presentations


Authored Content

  • Many Factors Can Lead to Intraoperative Floppy Iris Syndrome During Cataract SurgeryDecember 2022

Press Mentions

  • Fast Fix for Aging Eyes
    Fast Fix for Aging EyesMarch 6th, 2017
  • Method of Astigmatism Analysis
    Method of Astigmatism AnalysisMay 14th, 2019
  • How to Handle the Symptoms of Dry Eyes
    How to Handle the Symptoms of Dry EyesJanuary 11th, 2018
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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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