A New Orleans native, Dr. Timothy J. Leach graduated from Jesuit High School and earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Southern Mississippi. He earned his doctor of optometry degree from the University of Alabama Birmingham School of Optometry in 1997, where he received extensive training in ocular disease, glaucoma, pediatric eye care and contact lenses, and completed clinical rotations at the Children’s Hospital, the VA Hospital, and the Helen Keller School.
In 1997, Dr. Leach joined a multi-disciplinary optometry and ophthalmology practice in rural southeast Louisiana, while also providing consultative services to the ER at St. Anne’s General Hospital as well as geriatric ocular services to residents at Raceland Manor Nursing Home.
Dr. Leach is Louisiana Board Certified and National Board Certified in Therapeutics. He is a member of the Louisiana Association of Optometrists, the American Optometric Association and the Optometric Glaucoma Society.
Dr. Leach is an avid golfer and plays tenor saxophone for local cover band Louisiana Spice. He and his wife Myriam have two children, Jonathan and Andrew.