Leon Rafailov, MD

Education & Training

Undergraduate:  Brandeis University 2010
Medical School:  SUNY Downstate College of Medicine 2014
Internship:  Yale New Haven Hospital
Residency:  Rutgers New Jersey Medical School 2018

Research Interests

  • Corneal Neurotization
  • Periocular Reconstruction
  • Orbital Oncology
  • Optic Nerve Sheath Fenestration

Associated Labs, Publications, & Achievements

  • Rafailov L, Kulak A, Weedon J, Shinder R. Comparison of Lidocaine Gel-Assisted Transconjunctival and Transcutaneous Local Anesthesia for Outpatient Eyelid Surgery. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2015;31(6):470-3.
  • Rafailov L, Temnogorod J, Tsai FF, Shinder R. Impaled Orbital TASER Probe Injury Requiring Primary Enucleation. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2015.
  • Rafailov L, Dattilo M, Shinder R. Lenz microphthalmia syndrome with associated orbital cysts. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg 2014;30(4):e82-4. 
  • Rafailov L, Lazzaro D. Corneal Trauma. In: Textbook of Ocular Trauma: Evaluation and Treatment. S.l.: Springer; 2017.