The goal of Dr. Richard M. Leighton for Leighton Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, P.C. is to provide complete care in a compassionate setting using contemporary techniques. Each patient is evaluated individually, with goals and prognosis discussed. If surgery is indicated, we strive to match the appropriate procedure to get maximum pain relief and impove overall health.

Although Leighton Orthopaedics welcomes all orthopaedic and sports medicine patients, we focus particularly on arthroscopy, joint replacement, shoulder surgery, nerve compression syndromes, carpal tunnel syndrome, and fracture care.

Leighton Orthopaedics provides comprehensive care for musculoskeletal conditions and trauma. Dr. Leighton has a special interest in many areas of Orthopaedic Surgery, which include but are not limited to:
  • Arthroscopy Surgery of the knee, shoulder, elbow, ankle and wrist
  • Total Joint Replacement
    • Knee - including Quad Sparing and Rotating Platform Design
    • Hip - includes Minimally Invasive Surgery
    • Shoulder
  • Reconstructive Procedures related to Trauma
  • Hand/Wrist Procedures
    • Nerve Compression Syndromes
    • Tendon Related Problems