Dr. Leighton Tewes, MD

Dr. Leighton Tewes, MD

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
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.

2610 Tenderfoot Hill St

Colorado Springs, CO 80906

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente

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Dr. Tewes' Experience

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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

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.

Education

  • 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

Dr. Tewes has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tewes' Reviews

4.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tewes to family and friends
30 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
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  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Tewes' 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

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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...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...more
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