Donna Leonardo, DO
Donna Leonardo, DO

Dr. Leonardo earned her Bachelor’s Degree from Rutgers University. She graduated from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine where she also completed an internship and residency in Ophthalmology. Dr. Leonardo continued her postgraduate education with fellowship training in Glaucoma and Related Diseases at Albany Medical Center in Albany, NY.

Dr. Leonardo’s fellowship training in glaucoma enables her to specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of glaucoma. Her clinical interests include primary and secondary glaucoma as well as open angle and closed angle glaucoma. She offers the evaluation, management and an array of medical, laser and surgical treatment options. The scope of her experience includes in-office laser procedures and outpatient surgical procedures.

Dr. Leonardo is also an experienced cataract surgeon. In addition to traditional cataract surgery with a standard lens implant, Dr. Leonardo performs refractive cataract surgery. When medically indicated, Dr. Leonardo implants astigmatic correcting and multifocal intraocular lens implants. She also performs femtosecond laser assisted cataract surgery.

Dr. Leonardo is a Diplomate of the American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology. She is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, the Osteopathic College of Ophthalmology and Otolaryngology, the American Ophthalmology Association, the American Glaucoma Society and the International Spaeth Fellows Society. Dr. Leonardo is an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor of the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine.

Dr. Leonardo has given multiple presentations and has been involved in multiple studies addressing the detection and treatment of glaucoma and the post-operative care of cataract surgery. She contributed to an international collaboration on the genetics of low tension glaucoma; a little know type of glaucoma. She has been a recipient of a SightPath Surgeon of the Year Award.

Dr. Leonardo is on the medical staff of Lancaster General Health System and the Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center. She is available to patients at the Lancaster Health Campus and Ephrata Community Hospital medical office complex.