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Dr. Leonard Nelson, FACS
Pediatric Ophthalmologist
35 years of experience
Accepting new patients
Video profile
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Leonard Nelson, Pediatric Ophthalmologist is Excellent. Dr. Nelson has been reviewed by 26 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.5
Accurate Diagnosis 4.6
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Leonard Nelson, FACS, MD is board certified in Ophthalmology.

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Lazy Eye (Strabismus)

Education & Awards

Dr. Nelson graduated from Harvard University , Boston. He has 8 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Eye Injuries
Lazy Eye (Strabismus)
Ophthalmologic Surgical Procedures
Philadelphia Magazines Top Docs
Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2010 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2011)


Dr. Nelson has 6 hospital affiliations:

  • Ephrata Community Hospital 
  • Main Line Hospital Lankenau 


  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Leonard B Nelson FACS and MD is a male Ophthalmologist, has 35 years of experience and practices in Ophthalmology and Pediatric Ophthalmology.
Where does Dr. Leonard B. Nelson practice?
Dr. Leonard Nelson has 2 office locations.
Dr. Leonard Nelson practices Ophthalmology and Pediatric Ophthalmology near Philadelphia, PA.
Additional practice locations include: Bala Cynwyd, PA.
See Philadelphia Ophthalmologists and Philadelphia Pediatric Specialists.