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HRRMC Adds Pain Management Physician To Medical Staff

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.James Leek

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 radiofrequency 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 care locally."

To schedule an appointment with Dr. Leek, please call (719) 530-2000.