Dr. Robert Leland is a board-certified, dual-fellowship-trained orthopedic
surgeon specializing in operative and nonoperative treatment of disorders
of the foot and ankle and orthopedic trauma. He is Boulder’s
first fellowship-trained orthopedic foot and ankle specialist and one of the
most experienced foot and ankle surgeons in the Rocky Mountain Region.
He is referred complex cases from all parts of Colorado as well as out of state.
Dr. Leland treats all facets of lower leg and foot and ankle disorders
including traumatic injuries, post-traumatic deformity, arthritis, sports
injuries, tendon disorders, bunions, and congenital deformities as well
as upper and lower extremity trauma. He relies on his experience to utilize
cost-effective, proven treatments but stays current with the latest minimally
He is one of the first orthopedic surgeons in the country to perform ankle
replacement surgery and has over 20 years of experience performing ankle
replacements. While he is often referred complex cases which have failed
multiple previous surgeries, he enjoys taking care of routine problems as well.
Dr. Leland has treated professional football, hockey, baseball, soccer,
track, and lacrosse players as well as numerous collegiate athletes. He
specializes in complex lower extremity, ankle, and foot injuries from
rock climbing injuries.
In 2001, Dr. Leland moved to Boulder and joined Mapleton Hill Orthopaedics
which merged with Boulder Orthopedics and became BoulderCentre for Orthopedics
& Spine. He is Boulder’s first fellowship-trained orthopedic
foot and ankle specialist.