Dr. Leveque earned her bachelor's degree from Amherst College. She earned her Master's in Public Health (M.P.H.) at the University of North Carolina. She completed her M.D. at Duke University School of Medicine. She was inducted into the honors societies Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Omega Alpha in college and medical school, respectively.

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Undergraduate Education: BA, Sociology, Amherst College, 1996
Medical School: MD, Duke University School of Medicine, 2001
Post Graduate Education: MPH, Clinical Leadership, University of North Carolina, 2000
Internship: Transitional, St. Joseph Mercy Hospital, 2002
Residency: Ophthalmology, University of Michigan, 2004, Chief Resident, University of Michigan, 2005
Fellowship: Uveitis, University of Washington, 2012
Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology, 2007
Memberships: American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), Washington Academy of Eye Physicians and Surgeons (WAEPS), Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), American Medical Association (AMA), Michigan Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons

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Academic Interests

Clinical Interests

Dr. Leveque’s clinical interests include straightforward and complex medical conditions of the eye, including 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, and uveitic cataract.

Research Focus

Dr. Leveque’s research focuses on uveitis and prevention.

Awards & Honors 

2004/5 Walter R. Parker Resident Teaching Award

2001 Alpha Omega Alpha, National Honor Medical Society, Duke School of Medicine

1999 Public Health Project Research Award, Duke School of Medicine

1997 Dean’s tuition scholarship, full 4-year tuition Duke School of Medicine


Taravati P, Lam D, Leveque TK, Van Gelder RN Post-cataract surgical inflammation Current Opinion in Ophthalmology, in press, 2011.

Van Gelder RN, Leveque TK “ Cataract surgery in the setting of uveitis” Current Opinion in Ophthalmology: January 2009 - Volume 20 - Issue 1 - p 42-45

Leveque TK, Yu L, Musch DC, Chervin RD, Zacks DN. “Central Serous Chorioretinopathy and Risk for Obstructive Sleep Apnea.” Sleep and Breathing, 2007 Apr 25; [Epub ahead of print]

Myers J, Leveque TK, Johnson M. “Diffuse Chorioretinitis and Severe Vision Loss Due to West Nile Virus” Arch Ophthalmol 123 (12):1754-1756, December, 2005. 

Kaufman MJ, Levin JM, Kukes TJ, Villafuerte RA, Hennen J, Lukas SE, Mendelson JH, Renshaw PF. “Illicit Cocaine Use Patterns in Intravenous-Naïve Cocaine Users following Investigational Intravenous Cocaine Administration” Drug Alcohol Dependence, 58(1-2):35-42, Feb 1, 2000.

Primary Clinical Office

Eye Institute at Harborview

Harborview Medical Center
908 Jefferson St., 7th Floor
Seattle, WA
Clinic Phone: 206-744-2020
Clinic Fax: 206-897-4320

Mailing Address:
Box 359608
325 Ninth Ave.
Seattle, WA 98104
Academic Phone: 206-543-7250


Comprehensive Ophthalmology
Uveitis and Ocular Inflammation