Jefferson University Hospitals
Leonard B. Nelson, MD

Leonard B Nelson MD

Academic Title

Associate Professor

Specialty

Ophthalmology - Pediatric Ophthalmology

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Overview

Locations

Departments & Programs

Education & Fellowships

  • Harvard Medical School, Medical School
  • Internship: New England Deaconess Hospital-Harvard
  • Residency: NYU Langone Medical Center
  • Residency: Bellevue Hospital, NY
  • Fellowship: Johns Hopkins University Hospital
  • Fellowship: Children's National Medical Center, Washington, DC

Years in Practice

40

Board Certification

  • Pediatric Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology

Hospital Affiliation

  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital

Insurances Accepted

Jefferson physicians accept most health insurance plans, including those listed below. However, plan acceptance may vary by practice and may be subject to change. If you have questions about whether a specific physician accepts your insurance, please contact your insurance company.

  • Aetna
  • Amer Assoc Retired Persons (AARP)
  • Blue Choice
  • Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • Cigna PPO, POS
  • Commercial
  • Consumer Health Network PPO
  • CorVel
  • Federal BCBS
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • Horizon Blue Cross/Blue Shield
  • HumanaChoicePPO,Medicare,GoldPlusHMO
  • Intergroup Preferred
  • Keystone 65 HMO
  • Keystone Health Plan East
  • Medallion of New Jersey
  • Medicaid of PA
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan Inc.
  • Mutual Omaha Preferred
  • Opti Choice
  • Oxford of PA
  • Personal Choice (GPPPN)
  • Personal Choice 65
  • Preferred Care PPO
  • Premier Blue
  • Tricare
  • Workers Comp

Awards

Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs 2016, 2015, 2014, 2012, 2011, 2010

Contact Us

New or returning patients can complete our secure, online appointment request form. A representative from Jefferson will contact you by email to confirm your appointment.

If you'd rather speak with a JEFF NOW® representative, click 1-800-JEFFNOW below. You will then be prompted to enter your phone number.

Call 1-800-JEFFNOW

Primary Location

840 Walnut Street
Suite 1210
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Phone: (484) 434-2700
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Other Locations

100 Presidential Blvd.
Ste 150
Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004
Phone: (484) 434-2700
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