Dr. Reid

Leon Reid, M.D.


Cataracts, Comprehensive Eye Care


Cincinnati Eye Institute

Fellowship Trained:

Neuropathology and Ophthalmic Pathology

Dr. Reid is a Board-Certified Comprehensive Ophthalmologist and Cataract Surgeon. He has been on the Voluntary Faculty of the University of Cincinnati Department of Ophthalmology since shortly after arriving in Cincinnati in 1980. Prior to moving to Cincinnati, he practiced in Richmond Virginia, where he was on the Voluntary Faculty of the Medical College of Virginia (now Virginia Commonwealth University).

Dr. Reid’s medical education included externships in Internal Medicine at the Seattle Veterans Administration Hospital and at Mound Bayou Community Hospital, in Mound Bayou Mississippi. During his Ophthalmology Residency, Dr. Reid participated in a medical mission to Mercy Hospital in Abak, Cross River State, Nigeria.

Dr. Reid’s outside interests include Photography and International Travel. He and his wife have witnessed total solar eclipses in Kenya (Lake Turkana) and on Belitung Island, Indonesia.

  • Education & Training
  • Memberships & Affiliations
  • Honors & Awards
Education & Training
  • Bachelor of Science
    Virginia Union University, Richmond, VA
  • Medical Degree
    Meharry Medical College, Nashville, TN
  • Internship
    District of Columbia General Hospital, Washington, DC
  • Ophthalmology Residency
    Howard University Hospital, Washington, DC
  • Fellowship
    Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Department of Neuropathology and Ophthalmic Pathology
Memberships & Affiliations
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgeons
  • American Medical Association
  • National Medical Association
  • Ohio State Medical Association
  • Ohio Ophthalmological Society
  • Cincinnati Society of Ophthalmology
  • Academy of Medicine of Cincinnati
  • Cincinnati Medical Association
Honors & Awards
  • University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology Medical Student Educator of the Year, 2017

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