Prior to working at Cornerstone Orthopaedics, Dr. Leland graduated from the University of Michigan and Wayne State University School of Medicine. He completed his internship and residency training at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center. Dr. Leland completed fellowship training in Foot and Ankle Surgery at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and Orthopedic Trauma at Universitat Carl Gustav Carus in Dresden, Germany. He subsequently returned to Detroit as Chief of Foot and Ankle Surgery in the Department of Orthopaedics at Wayne State University and Chief of Orthopaedics at the VA Medical Center where he was twice awarded the Teacher of the Year Award. Dr. Leland currently serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado and received the Colonel Alan Bucknell Award for Teacher of the Year in 2020.
Outside of work, Dr. Leland loves sharing in the lives of his college and high school children, exercising and playing hockey.