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Dr. Barbara Leighton, MD

Critical Care Medicine*
5.0 (7)
Map Pin Small Philadelphia, PA
Accepting new patients
34 years of experience
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Overview of Dr. Barbara Leighton, MD

Dr. Barbara Leighton, MD is a Critical Care Medicine Specialist in Philadelphia, PA. They specialize in Critical Care Medicine, has 34 years of experience, and is board certified in Critical Care Medicine. They graduated from Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College and is affiliated with Jefferson Bucks Hospital, Jefferson Frankford Hospital and Jefferson Torresdale Hospital. Dr. Leighton, completed a residency at Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals. Patients rated Dr. Leighton an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Leighton works at Northeast Pulmonary Associates in Philadelphia, PA with other offices in Langhorne, PA. They frequently treat conditions like Shortness of Breath along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Cigna, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Leighton's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Northeast Pulmonary Associates
    3998 Red Lion Rd Ste 130, Philadelphia, PA 19114 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (484) 381-0241
  2. 2
    Northeast Pulmonary Associates
    240 Middletown Blvd Ste 107, Langhorne, PA 19047 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (484) 381-0241
  3. 3
    Northeast Pulmonaryu Associates
    5000 Frankford Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19124 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (484) 381-0241

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Lung Cancer
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Breast Cancer
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Pulmonary Embolism
Sarcoidosis
Swine Flu
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    Insurance Accepted

    • Assurant Health
    • Cigna
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    • Health Net
    • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
    • Humana
    • MultiPlan
    • QualCare
    • UnitedHealthCare
    • UPMC
    • US Family Health Plan
    • WellPoint
    • Worker's Compensation

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    About Dr. Barbara Leighton, MD

    Specialties*
    • Critical Care Medicine

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    Years of Experience
    • 34 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Female
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    NPI Number
    • 1487751475
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Residency
    Internship
    • Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Critical Care Medicine and Pulmonary Disease
    Board Certifications
    What’s a board certification and why is it important that my provider has one?

    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Jefferson Bucks Hospital
    • Jefferson Frankford Hospital
    • Jefferson Torresdale Hospital

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Barbara Leighton, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Leighton is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Leighton accepts Cigna, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield and Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, and other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

    Dr. Leighton has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Leighton has seen patients for Shortness of Breath, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Leighton on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    7 patients have reviewed Dr. Leighton. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Leighton.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Leighton, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Leighton appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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