Thellea K. Leveque M.D.

Thellea K. Leveque M.D.

Bio

Dr. Leveque is a board-certified ophthalmologist and a UW clinical assistant professor. She specializes in comprehensive ophthalmology and uveitis and…

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Patient Care Philosophy

Patient education and participation in care is vital to eye health. Patient understanding and doctor/patient relationships are key to a successful diagnosis and treatment plan.

Personal Interests

Roller skating, reading, voice acting, music, spending time with dear friends. She especially values quality time and adventures with her two children and husband.

Clinical Interests

All straightforward and complex medical conditions of the eye, including ocular inflammation, uveitis, dry eye and related diseases, glaucoma, mild to moderate macular degeneration, ocular health in systemic disease (including diabetes) and trauma. She has a particular interest in uveitis.

Procedures:
Laser capsulotomy, iridotomy, trabeculoplasty, pan-retinal photo-coagulation, minor lid procedures and ocular injections.

Research Interests

Uveitis, resident and patient education, prevention.

Education

  • InstitutionCredentialYear
  • Duke UniversityMedical education2001
  • St. Joseph Mercy-Transitional YearInternship
  • Univ. of Michigan, Dept. of OphthalmologyResidency
  • Univ. of Michigan, Dept. of OphthalmologyTeaching Appointment
  • DegreeDescriptionYear
  • FellowshipUveitis2012

Board Certifications

  • CertificationSpecialtyYear
  • American Board of OphthalmologyOphthalmology2007
Dr. Leveque is a board-certified ophthalmologist and a UW clinical assistant professor. She specializes in comprehensive ophthalmology and uveitis and inflammatory eye diseases. 

She joined the UW faculty in fall 2008 after serving three years as clinical assistant professor at the University of Michigan. In addition to earning her medical degree from Duke University, Dr. Leveque received a master's degree with honors in public health from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with a focus on patient education and prevention of eye diseases. In 2011-2012 she completed a fellowship in ocular inflammatory disesase and uveitis.

She completed her postgraduate ophthalmology training at the Kellogg Eye Center in Michigan, where she also served as chief resident. She was awarded the Outstanding Teacher Award at the University of Michigan and hopes to continue her tradition of excellence in teaching at UW.

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