Salida, Colorado-Heart of the Rockies Regional Medical Center welcomes James Leek, M.D.,
a pain management physician, to the medical staff. Dr. Leek will see patients
at the HRRMC Medical Clinics, 550 W. Hwy. 50, Salida, beginning Wednesday, April 6.
Dr. Leek specializes in the treatment of chronic pain for conditions such
as headaches, joint pain, arthritis, fibromyalgia, and musculoskeletal
injuries. He will offer outpatient procedures including radio frequency
ablation, nerve blocks, epidural and joint injections, Botox and implants.
Dr. Leek earned a bachelor's degree in biology and a bachelor's
degree in pharmacy, both from the University of Wisconsin, and is a registered
pharmacist. He received his medical degree from New York Medical College
in Valhalla, New York, and completed his residency in anesthesiology with
extensive pain management training at the University of Illinois at Chicago.
Prior to relocating to the Upper Arkansas Valley, Dr. Leek served at Langlade
Hospital in Antigo, Wisconsin, as the director of the Department of Anesthesia
for three years, then as the director of the Department of Pain Management
for 16 years. Most recently, Dr. Leek practiced with Advanced Pain Management
in Greenfield, Wisconsin, one of the largest pain management groups in the U.S.
"We are fortunate to have a full-time pain management physician on
staff at HRRMC," said hospital CEO Bob Morasko. "Dr. Leek will
provide patients in our service area another opportunity to have comprehensive
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Leek, please call 719-530-2000.