Dr. Leighton Tewes, MD

Dr. Leighton Tewes, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
Dr. Leighton Tewes, MD is a family medicine specialist in Colorado Springs, CO and has been practicing for 14 years. He graduated from Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard in 2001 and specializes in family medicine.Read his story

2610 Tenderfoot Hill St

Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Colorado Choice Health Plans
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado
  • MultiPlan
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Dr. Tewes' Experience

Dr. Tewes' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Family Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Tewes' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Tewes "As a family physician, Dr. Tewes provides personal, comprehensive, and continuing care for individuals of all ages in the context of the family and the community. In addition to his outpatient practice, Dr. Tewes has served as a staff physician for the CSHP Urgent Care Center. He has also served as the designated primary care physician for the Colorado Springs Sky Sox minor league baseball team. He is currently the medical director of the Fountain Valley School of Colorado, and works as a medical consultant at Cedar Springs Hospital. Dr. Tewes was voted one of Colorado Springs' top family physicians in Colorado Springs Style magazine during 2012. When not practicing medicine, Dr. Tewes enjoys outdoor activities, church, and spending time with his wife and two children."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Tewes "Working in partnership with our patients, staff and community to provide high quality, comprehensive, accessible and cost effective health care to the Pikes Peak region."

1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

104  Conditions Treated

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16  Procedures

  • Abscess Incision and Drainage
  • Biopsy
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Mole Removal
  • Pap Smear
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Urinalysis
  • Vaccination
  • Wart Removal
  • Well Baby Care
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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.


  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • Wake Forest University School Of Medicine, Medical Center Boulevard
    Medical School | Graduated 2001
  • Franklin Square Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2004

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Leighton Tewes, MD
I have incredibly bad luck with doctors. When I let my guard down and trust them things begin to go arwy. Based on my one and only visit so far Dr. Tewes addressed my problem head on. He made necessary referrals & scheduled a follow up visit. Due to past experiences. l'm optimistically cautious but...Read More
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Nancy Lucas in Colorado Springs CO – Apr 05, 2017
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Dr. Tewes takes plenty of time to answer questions and makes completely sure you know what will happen next and what to expect from the clinic staff. Very thoughtful, courteous, and knowledgeable!
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Amanda in Colorado Springs, CO – Nov 30, 2016
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At age 59, I've had many primary care physicians and think Dr. Tewes is the best I've had. Willing to explain things in simple English and overall great bedside manner. While I'm not qualified to assess medical skill, I research what he has told me and it seems to be spot on. I highly...Read More
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Allan R in Colorado Springs, CO – Aug 25, 2016
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