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Leighton Bradford Tewes, MD

Leighton Bradford Tewes, MD

4.7 out of 5 (221 patient ratings)


Southwest
2610 Tenderfoot Hill St
Colorado Springs, CO 80906

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Phone: 719-522-1133
Fax: 1-719-570-0601


Our medical group has proudly served the Pikes Peak region for over 70 years!

As a family physician, Dr. Tewes provides personal, comprehensive, and continuing care for individuals of all ages, with a professional emphasis on adult medicine and geriatrics. Dr. Tewes has been voted “Top Doc” in Colorado Springs Magazine.

Education

2004ResidencyFranklin Square Medical Center/University of Maryland School of MedicineBaltimore, MD
2002InternshipFranklin Square Medical Center/University of Maryland School of MedicineBaltimore, MD
2001Doctor of MedicineWake Forest University School of MedicineWinston-Salem, NC
1997Bachelor of ScienceUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel Hill, NC

Experience

2007 - PresentPhysicianOptumColorado Springs, CO
2014 - Present Medical Director Fountain Valley School of Colorado Fountain, CO
2015 - 2018 Medical Consultant Cedar Springs Hospital Colorado Springs, CO
2007 - 2013 Urgent Care Physician Optum Colorado Springs, CO
2007-2013 Designated Primary Care Physician Sky Sox minor league baseball team Colorado Springs, CO
2004 - 2007PhysicianColorado Springs Family Practice, P.C.Colorado Springs, CO

Professional Memberships

  • Diplomate, American Board of Family Medicine
  • American Academy of Family Physicians
  • American Medical Association
  • Colorado Medical Society
  • El Paso County Medical Society

PATIENT COMMENTS

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10/14/2022
I found him extremely professional and knowledgeable about drugs and interactions of various medications. Good listener!
10/13/2022
Dr. Tewes is very thorough, took time to answer my questions, provided great recommendations on how to avoid diabetes. Thanks, [omitted]
9/6/2022
He has always answered my questions so that know what is expected. I feel that he is concerned about my health conditions and wants to give me his best advise.
9/10/2022
I felt very comfortable with him immediately.
9/14/2022
Dr. Tewes is friendly and thorough. But I've only had one appointment with him!
8/18/2022
Dr Tewes is patient and explains treatments and health issues clearly and at a level I can understand them. I feel like I am the focus of his attention when I am there.
9/9/2022
Very thorough - asks a lot of questions and explanations - followup excellent. Without a doubt he is the very best doctor I have relied on over the past 40 years - and I've had a lot of doctors.
9/14/2022
Very thorough.
8/28/2022
Everything good!
8/17/2022
He’s a fantastic doctor and person. Caring and knowledgeable
9/6/2022
He is a wonderful doctor, very thorough, nice and follows up on you.
8/1/2022
Doctor Tewes has been treating me since doctor Ballard retired I feel he has treated me to the best of his ability
9/30/2022
He is a great Doctor.
7/14/2022
He takes the time to do a good job.
8/26/2022
Very professional, informative and efficient.
8/20/2022
Very thorough examinations, detailed information provided, keeps his patients informed about health.
8/12/2022
So far, he is a very good doctor who appears to care for patients.
7/8/2022
Great doctoe
8/17/2022
Friendly, knowledgeable, easy to talk to. Willing to consider lifestyle changes to address health issues and discuss options
7/11/2022
I felt that Dr Tewes was very tuned in to my needs and answered my questions about meds and in preparation for surgery
7/14/2022
Dr Tewes always discussed any issues, problems or symptoms I am having and gives specific instructions on how to get better.
8/24/2022
Professional
7/9/2022
He listened to me, and answered my questions. Seemed really interested in my well being. Suggested ways to keep my costs down.
7/20/2022
Extremely knowledgeable, professional, friendly, listens to concerns...just a great guy.
8/20/2022
I am confident in Dr. Tewes' ability and knowledge. He is friendly and professional.
9/17/2022
Dr Tewes is focused and very considerate of patient needs
9/26/2022
He is very thorough. He communicates well. He is interested in my progress.
8/3/2021
Assistant Lety is exceptional!
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