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Ophthalmologist (eyes)
20 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (1)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Leon Herndon is Good. Dr. Herndon has been reviewed by 7 patients who have provided 1 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 4.3
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 4.8
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

Dr. Leon Herndon, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 6 areas:
  • Cataract
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma Surgery (Trabeculectomy)
  • Lens Implants (Intraocular Lens Implantation)
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Vision Disorders

Education & Awards

Dr. Herndon graduated from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. He has 2 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Patients' Choice Award (2014)


Dr. Herndon has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Duke University Hospital 
  • Duke Raleigh Hospital 

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Additional Information
Dr. Leon Walker Herndon MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 20 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Leon W. Herndon practice?
Dr. Leon Herndon has 2 office locations.
Dr. Leon Herndon practices Ophthalmology near Durham, NC.
Additional practice locations include: Winston Salem, NC.
See Durham Ophthalmologists.