I believe that patients should be closely involved with their care. My job is to educate the patient so they know all of their options. They then get to decide which option they would like.
My job as a Sports surgeon is to get patients back to doing all of the things that they want to do.
J. Martin Leland III, MD is a skilled orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine physician. He provides expert care for adults and adolescents with injuries of the bones, joints and muscles. Dr. Leland specializes in the care of sports-related injuries, with a particular focus on injuries of the knee, shoulder and hip. His clinical practice includes arthroscopic surgery with a focus on ACL reconstructions, meniscus repairs, shoulder dislocations, rotator cuff repairs and labrum repairs of the shoulder and hip. He has worked as a team physician for the Chicago Blackhawks as well as numerous colleges and high schools in the Chicago area. Dr. Leland regularly teaches other Orthopaedic Surgeons around the country how to improve their skills in arthroscopic surgery. In addition, Dr. Leland is the Associate Editor of Technology for the Arthroscopy Journal, one of the most well respected journals for Orthopaedic Sports Medicine in the world.