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Dr. Robert S. Leak
Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon


Robert S. Leak, MD

Dr. Leak specializes in the treatment of a variety of orthopaedic conditions and performs several orthopaedic procedures including:

  • Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel

Education

  • Undergraduate: University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • Medical: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK

Training

  • General Surgery Internship: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Orthopaedic Surgery Residency: University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Hand Surgery Fellowship: Philadelphia Hand Center, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA
  • AO Trauma Fellowship: University of Heidelberg, Ludwigshafen, Germany

Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons – Fellow
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Horry County Medical Society – Past President
  • Carolina Bone and Joint Surgery Center – Board Member
  • AO Trauma – Fellow
  • SC Orthopaedic Association
  • American Medical Association
  • SC Medical Association

License/Certifications

  • Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Certificate of Added Qualifications in Hand Surgery
  • US Medical Licensure Exam Steps

Publications

  • The Journal of Hand Surgery
    “Longitudinal Radiographic Analysis of Rheumatoid Arthritis in the Hand and Wrist”
    Vol. 28A No. 3 May 2003 427-434

  • Atlas of the Hand Clinics
    “Proximal Row Carpectomy for Scaphoid Nonunion”
    Vol. 8 March 2003 185-189

Special Interest

  • Hand & Upper Extremity Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery

Patient Testimonials