Robert H. Leland, M.D. is a board certified orthopaedic surgeon specializing in the treatment of disorders of the foot and ankle and orthopaedic trauma as well as general orthopaedic conditions. He is a graduate of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and completed his medical school training at Wayne State University School of Medicine in Detroit, Michigan. Dr. Leland continued his training at Wayne State University, completing his Orthopaedic Surgery residency in 1996. After completing his residency, he pursued fellowship training in Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Surgery at the Baylor School of Medicine in Houston, Texas and then completed an AO Fellowship in Orthopaedic Traumatology at Universitat Carl Gustav Carus in Dresden, Germany. Dr. Leland then returned to Wayne State University where he served as Assistant Professor and Chief of Foot and Ankle Surgery in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
In 2001, Dr. Leland moved to Boulder and joined Mapleton Hill Orthopaedics. … He is Boulder?s only fellowship trained orthopaedic foot and ankle specialist. He additionally serves on the faculty of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at The University of Colorado as a Clinical Assistant Professor. Dr. Leland excels in non-operative and surgical treatment of both routine and complex disorders of the foot and ankle including congenital, arthritic, traumatic and sports related conditions. He is one of a limited number of orthopaedic surgeons experienced at performing total ankle arthroplasty (ankle replacement) and cadaveric transplant of deficient cartilage in the ankle. He has treated professional and collegiate baseball, hockey, triathalon, cycling and track athletes as well as numerous recreational athletes. Dr Leland additionally specializes in treating acute orthopaedic trauma as well as post traumatic deformities such as fracture malunions and nonunions.
Dr. Leland is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, The AO Alumni Association, and The American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Scientific Trust.
Outside of his orthopaedic surgery practice, Dr. Leland is married with two preschool age children. He enjoys playing hockey, skiing and enjoying the
"His surgery to address my mothers intertrochanteric femoral fracture was a catastrophic that she may never recover from. She has to have a revision or total hip replacement and it could cost her her life due to complications that can result from removing hardware and revising at her age. We are devastated to start over again and scared. "