Dr. Robert Leak, MD

Dr. Robert Leak, MD

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Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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47 y/o
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Dr. Robert Leak, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Myrtle Beach, SC and has been practicing for 16 years. He specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic hand surgery.

Strand Orthopaedic Consultants

210 Village Center Blvd Ste 200

Myrtle Beach, SC 29579
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Pennsylvania
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Community Health Choice
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Health Net
  • HealthPlus
  • HealthPlus Amerigroup

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Leak performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
very high
more than 99% of peers
De Quervain's Disease
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Leak's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Leak "Strand Orthopaedic provides the best care from simple sprains to the most complex spinal or sports related injuries. It is our mission to get patients "back to life" and "back in the game" and help them resume normal activities in the safest and shortest amount of time."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

2  Board Certifications

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

55  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteopenia
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Fracture

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33  Procedures

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dupuytren's Contracture Injection
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Replacement
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • 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
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee Surgery
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion
  • Wrist Replacement

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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for South Carolina.

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 Oklahoma
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Medical School | Graduated 1996
  • University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • University of Oklahoma / Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2001
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2002
  • University of Heidelberg
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leak has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Grand Strand Health – Grand Strand Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Total Hip Replacement

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Dr. Leak's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leak to family and friends
26 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (26)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (3)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Leak's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Wonderful doctor! Listened to my concerns and answered all of my questions. Took a lot of time with me.
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My insurance contracts with this office. I scheduled an appointment on the phone and gave my insurance info. I was told my insurance was accepted. When I got there I was told they do not accept my insurance. I called my insurance company from the office. Was told they do contract with this office....more
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Dr. Leak took on the challenge of restoring function to my disabled hand. His expertise, along with extensive physical therapy, has given me back 80% use of my hand and I no longer feel disabled.
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Trigger Finger. Dr. Leak is always a pleasure to see. He is so knowledgeable and very easy to talk with.
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I fell and completely broke my elbow. Dr. Leak did an excellent surgery as attested to by my friends who are doctors. The bones came together perfectly. As he stated, I will get back most of my mobility. He is also a very pleasant man who was always a pleasure to see. I highly recommend him...more
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