Dr. Robert Leland, MD

Dr. Robert Leland, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 54
(44)
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Dr. Robert Leland, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Boulder, CO and has been practicing for 21 years. He graduated from Wayne State University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic foot & ankle surgery.

4740 Pearl St

Boulder, CO 80301

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • American Republic
  • Assurant Health
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
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Top Care Areas

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Limb Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers
Joint Pain
very high
more than 94% of peers
Ankle Fracture
very high
more than 93% of peers

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Care Philosophy

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Instability
  • Ankle Ligament Rupture
  • Ankle Sprain
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Benign Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Broken Neck
  • Bunion
  • Bunionette
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Clubfoot
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dislocated Joint
  • Dropfoot
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Extremity Malunions
  • Extremity Nonunion
  • Familial Joint Laxity
  • Femur Fracture
  • Finger Injuries
  • Flat Foot
  • Foot and Ankle Disorders
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Deformities
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Injuries
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fractured Lower Leg
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • High Arch
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Injury
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Clicking
  • Joint Disorders
  • Joint Pain
  • Joint Space Disease
  • Joint Swelling
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Metatarsal Fracture
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Motor Vehicle Accident
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Orthopedic Disorders
  • Orthopedic Trauma
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Ankle Fractures
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pulled Muscles
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Ruptured Tendon
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprain
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Tendon Disorders
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis)
  • Tenosynovitis
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Toe Injuries
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Trigger Finger
  • Ulcer of Foot
  • Work-Related Injuries
  • Wrist Injuries

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Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Bone Grafting
  • Bunion Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Flatfoot Correction
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foot Surgery
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Hammer Toe Repair
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hardware Removal
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Injection of Tendon
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Fusion
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Joint Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Open Reduction Internal Fixation (ORIF) of Hip Fracture
  • Osteotomy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Surgery
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Failed Total Joint Replacement
  • Separated Femoral Epiphysis Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Simple Fracture Care and Casting
  • Sports Medicine Related Procedures
  • Sports Medicine Surgery
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tendon Repair
  • Tendon Surgery
  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

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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 Michigan / Ann Arbor
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Wayne State University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1990
  • Detroit Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Wayne State University Program
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1996
  • Ao Fellowship
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997
  • Baylor College Of Medicine Program
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1997

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Leland has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Leland's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Leland to family and friends
3.2
based on 44 total reviews (13 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (44)

  • 5
    (24)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (18)

Dr. Leland's Performance

Trustworthiness
GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Leland Says:

While my staff and I strive to have all my patients be "happy" this is not necessarily an attainable goal. My practice involves many complex orthopaedic foot and ankle problems, many which have already had multiple previous failed surgeries elsewhere. Like any tertiary care practice, this can pose challenges. I am truthful with my patients and am not one to "sugar coat" a difficult situation


Patient Comments (13)

Dr. Leland seemed very competent on my first visit. He diagnosed my Lisfranc right away and sent me to get an MRI. When I returned after 2 months in a boot he misread my MRI and missed the Lisfranc that the next doctor saw immediately (to be fair the radiologist missed it as well). He wrenched my...more
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Beware this arrogant man. In 2012 I was seeking repair of a hammer toe. Dr Leland insisted on rebuilding my whole foot. After a year the foot had not healed, so, in 2013, he did the surgery again, with even more "hardware". Despite much time and expense spent on therapy, deep massage, etc. I have...more
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Dr Leland has now operated on both feet to correct severe bone displacement due to osteoarthritis, and I wouldn't even CONSIDER letting another physician near my feet. He is a terrific surgeon, extremely open to any questions (no matter how trivial) or concerns, and very clear, concise and honest. ...more
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Terrible experience. Failed total ankle replacement, followed by second failed replacement in which he did exactly the same thing, even using the same implant which has a history of tilting out of place. The tilted implant broke through my ankle bone, leaving me with a hole in the front of the...more
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in Firestone, CO
Dr. Leland operated my right foot twice. The surgeries and recoveries went great. Dr. Leland is so nice, and very patient. He is excellent at explaining procedures, listens, and has an awesome bedside manor. He treats you with respect and genuinely cares about you and your recovery. I would...more
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