Dr. Ilya Leyngold is a board certified surgeon who specializes in cosmetic and reconstructive surgery of the eyelids, orbit, lacrimal system, and face.
At the age of 13 Dr. Leyngold and his family moved to the US from Moscow, Russia. After finishing high school in Jacksonville, FL he received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from Florida State University. He then attended medical school at Johns Hopkins University where he earned multiple research and clinical awards, including the nomination for the most outstanding medical student in his graduating class to enter The Wilmer Eye Residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital.
After completing a 1-year internship at the University of Maryland and 3 years of residency at The Johns Hopkins Hospital he was selected for a 2-year ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship position certified by the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS) with a world renowned oculoplastic surgeon, Dr. Richard L. Anderson in Salt Lake City, Utah. During his fellowship training Dr. Leyngold performed over 2,500 cosmetic and reconstructive eyelid, orbital, and facial procedures working closely with ENT, plastic, and maxillofacial surgeons.
In addition to his clinical expertise in ophthalmic plastic and reconstructive surgery, Dr.Leyngold has published numerous articles and book chapters in his field. He has also taught and lectured on orbital trauma surgery and periocular facial rejuvenation techniques.
Dr.Leyngold sees patients at the USF Eye Institute and TGH Healthpark clinic. He performs surgery at Morsani Ambulatory Surgery Center, Moffitt Cancer Center, and Tampa General Hospital operating rooms.