Dr. Leighton Tewes, MD

Dr. Leighton Tewes, MD

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Age 43
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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

Contact Information

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
  • 4 More

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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Colorado
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Tewes' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess Incision and Drainage
Acute Bronchitis
Acute Laryngitis
Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Reaction
Allergic Rhinitis
Allergies
Anemia
Anxiety
Arthritis
Asthma
Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
Back Pain
Biopsy
Bladder Diseases
Blood Disorders
Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
Bone Disorders
Bronchitis
Bursitis
Calcium Metabolism Disorders
Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
Cellulitis
Chest Pain
Chronic Neck Pain
Confusion
Constipation
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Cough
Depressive Disorders
Diabetes
Diabetes Screening
Diabetes Type 2
Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Ear Ache
Earwax Buildup
Electrocardiogram (EKG)
Emphysema
Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophagitis
Fever
Fibromyalgia
Foot Conditions
Gait Abnormality
Gastritis
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Gout
Headache
Heart Disease
High Cholesterol
Hypercalcemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertension
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Hypothyroidism
Immunization
Infectious Diseases
Injuries
Insomnia
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Laryngitis
Larynx Conditions
Leg and Foot Ulcers
Limb Pain
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Low Back Pain
Malaise and Fatigue
Menopause
Migraine
Mineral Metabolism Disorders
Mole Removal
Moles (Benign Skin Lesions)
Muscle Spasm
Muscle Weakness
Neurogenic Bladder
Obesity
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteopenia
Osteoporosis
Pap Smear
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Pelvic Exams
Peptic Ulcer
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Physical Examination
Pneumonia
Polyneuropathy
Pulmonary Disease
Shoulder Disorders
Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
Skin Biopsy
Skin Infections
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Stomach Diseases
Thyroid Disease
Tremor
Ulcer
Urinalysis
Urinary Disorders
Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
Vaccination
Vitamin D Deficiency
Wart Removal
Well Baby Care
Wellness Examination

About Me

Care Philosophy

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.

Specialties

  • Family Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Tewes' Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tewes

4.4

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
80.64516129032258%
(25)
4 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(1)
3 Stars
3.225806451612903%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
12.903225806451612%
(4)

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The best doctor I've ever had.
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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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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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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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Locations

DaVita Medical Group Colorado

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  • Fax
  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Cigna
Great West Healthcare-Cigna
Cofinity
Colorado Choice Health Plans
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
Humana
Medicare Advantage
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado
MultiPlan
PHCS Network
Rocky Mountain Health Plans
Sterling Insurance
Medicare Select
United Healthcare
Basic Plan
Worker's Compensation
Worker's Compensation WC