Dr. Henry Alexander Leder, MD
- Ophthalmology (Primary); board certifiedin 2008
Henry Alexander Leder, MD, has practiced ophthalmology for more than 10 years and specializes in uveitis and diseases of the retina and vitreous. Dr. Leder has been involved in many clinical trials and authored dozens of publications on retinal diseases and surgery. He has served as editor of the Clinical Reference Systems and consultant for the Food and Drug Administration Division of Ophthalmic Devices, the division that clears ophthalmic medical devices for clinical use in the United States.
Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dr. Leder is a graduate of Yale University and the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. He completed his internship in internal medicine at Ochsner Clinic Foundation and his residency in ophthalmology at the Louisiana State University Eye Center in New Orleans. He was on call as the senior ophthalmologist in New Orleans during Hurricane Katrina, caring for patients and helping to evacuate Charity Hospital.
Dr. Leder received advanced subspecialty fellowship training in medical diseases of the retina at the Duke University Eye Center. He also completed fellowships in ocular immunology and uveitis, as well as diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous at the Wilmer Eye Institute. He was chosen for the very prestigious position of assistant chief of service (chief resident) at Wilmer during which time he served as the assistant director of the Maryland Ocular Trauma Center and director of the General Eye Service at Wilmer. He went on to be an assistant professor at Johns Hopkins University and the Albert Einstein School of Medicine.
Dr. Leder and his wife are actively involved in many community organizations and are the devoted parents of their son, Benjamin.
- Fellowship Program: Wilmer Eye Institute (2012)
- Fellowship Program: Duke University Medical Center (2008)
- Fellowship Program: Wilmer Eye Institute (2007)
- Residency Program: Medical Center of Louisana at New Orleans (2006)
- Internship Program: Alton Ochsner Medical Foundation (2003)
- Medical School: University of Connecticut (2002)
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