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Dr. Barbara Leighton, MD

Critical Care Medicine
5.0 (3)
Accepting new patients
33 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 33 years of experience, and is board certified in Pulmonary Disease. They graduated from Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University and is affiliated with Jefferson Bucks Hospital and Jefferson Torresdale Hospital.

Dr. Leighton works at Northeast Pulmonary Associates in Philadelphia, PA with other offices in Langhorne, PA. They are accepting new patients and accepts Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield and UnitedHealthCare 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
  2. 2
    Northeast Pulmonary Associates
    380 N Oxford Valley Rd Ste 100, Langhorne, PA 19047 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions

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    • Ambetter
    • Amerihealth
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • Capital Blue Cross
    • Geisinger Health Plan
    • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
    • Keystone Health Plan East
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    Jul 10, 2022
    First visit with Dr Leighton, I am very pleased with her on my several health issues. She took her time looking into my medical chart and enlightened me on some critical issues that I was not told before from other do tors I have seen in past. She is extremely knowledgeable and very pleasant and understanding.
    Andrea Thompson — Jul 10, 2022
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    About Dr. Barbara Leighton, MD

    Specialties
    • Critical Care Medicine
    Specialties
    Years of Experience
    • 33 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
    • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • 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 Torresdale Hospital

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    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 has an average wait time of 10 – 15 minutes at their office(s).

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    3 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.

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