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Robert S. Leak, M.D.

Specialties:

Elbow, Hand, Wrist

Fellowship:

Hand Surgery

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Dr. Robert Leak has practiced hand and upper extremity surgery in the Myrtle Beach area since 2002. Dr. Leak graduated magna cum laude with a bachelor of science degree from the University of Oklahoma in Norman, Oklahoma. In Oklahoma City, he graduated from The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine with distinction in earning his medical doctorate before completing a general surgery internship and an orthopedic surgery residency there as well.

Dr. Leak followed his residency with AOTrauma fellowship training in Heidelberg, Germany. He then underwent additional training through a hand surgery fellowship at the Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Leak is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and also holds a Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand.

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Chemistry: The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
  • Doctor of Medicine: The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK
  • General Surgery Internship: The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency: The University of Oklahoma College of Medicine, Oklahoma City, OK
  • AOTrauma Fellowship: Heidelberg Univeristy, Heidelberg, Germany
  • Hand Surgery Fellowship: Philadelphia Hand to Shoulder Center, Philadelphia, PA

Certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Surgery of the Hand: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Associations

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, Fellow
  • American Medical Association
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • AOTrauma, Fellow
  • Carolina Bone & Joint Surgery Center, Board Member
  • Horry County Medical Society
  • Sigma Phi Epsilon
  • South Carolina Medical Association
  • South Carolina Orthopaedic Association

Medical Interests

  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Elbow Tenotomy
  • Endoscopic Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
“Excellent.”
– Roy M.
Patient Rating:
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