Dr. Bryan Leek, MD

Dr. Bryan Leek, MD

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Dr. Bryan Leek, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in San Diego, CA and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

4060 4th Ave

San Diego, CA 92103

Contact Information

(619) 229-5018

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Molina Healthcare
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 95% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 95% of peers

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Dr. Leek's bio

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Leek "Bryan Leek, MD, is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon who specializes in caring for sports and upper extremity injuries, including arthroscopy and reconstruction of the knee, shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand. He has a particular interest in treating shoulder injuries, performing arthroscopic and open techniques in repair and reconstruction. He performs both anatomic and reverse shoulder arthroplasty. He treats traumatic, overuse, and degenerative injuries, including arthritis of both the upper and lower extremity. Dr. Leek is also trained in trained in microscopic and minimally invasive surgical techniques involving the hand and upper extremity.Dr. Leek serves as a San Diego Padres associate team physician, and provides advanced surgical and medical diagnostics and procedures, including emerging technologies in cartilage restoration and regenerative medicine. He has been consistently elected a top doctor in San Diego Magazines Physicians of Exceptional Excellence" annual survey performed in collaboration with San Diego County Medical Society.Dr. Leeks research interests extend across the field of orthopedic surgery including biologic augmentation of tendon healing and surgical techniques. His research has been featured in peer-reviewed medical journals, including American Journal of Orthopedics, The American Journal of Sports Medicine, Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Surgery, and The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. He has authored several book chapters on topics such as arthritis of the hand and upper extremity and the biology of shoulder rotator cuff healing for AANA Advanced Arthroscopy: The Shoulder, and Arthritis of the Hand and Upper Extremity: A Master Skills Publication.He has been invited to speak at local and national conferences on topics varying from therapy, surgical techniques, to the biology of rotator cuff healing. Dr. Leek also previously served as a consulting orthopedic surgeon for the San Diego State University Athletic Department. He completed a fellowship in sports medicine and arthroscopy at San Diego Arthroscopy Sports Medicine & Orthopaedic Center, and a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the C. V. Starr Hand Center (now The Roosevelt Hand to Shoulder Center) through Columbia University in New York City. Dr. Leek completed residency training in orthopedic surgery at UC San Diego School of Medicine, and earned his medical degree from UC Irvine School of Medicine. He is board certified in general orthopedics.Since 2011, Dr. Leek has served as a faculty member of the San Diego Shoulder Institutes international course in shoulder arthroscopy, arthroplasty, and fractures. He is a member of several professional medical organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and Arthroscopy Association of North America. When hes not working, Dr. Leek enjoys surfing, running marathons, and spending time with his wife and two children. UC San Diego Health Links For more information, see https://health.ucsd.edu/specialties/surgery/ortho/Pages/default.aspxOrthopedic Surgery."

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

106  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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46  Procedures

  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Partial Shoulder Replacement
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of California, Irvine, College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leek has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leek's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leek to family and friends
9 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (9)

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Dr. Leek's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I had shoulder surgery done by Dr. Leek. Now I have chronic pain and am addicted to pain medications. My life is miserable now.
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Knowledgeable, thorough, and patient! I had a slap (?) tear and he walked me through all the possible scenarios and did not push surgery even though I might need it to get better. I liked that I didn’t tell me what to do but gave me all the options and explained everything very expertly, yet in...more
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Dr Bryan leek is one of the best surgeons I have experienced.I chose him as my hand surgeon after working with him in the operating room.I have also referred friends with injuries to him.he is diligent and thorough.really gives all information so patients can make a well informed decision on...more
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