A board-certified hand surgeon and general orthopedist, Dr. Timothy LeeBurton maintains a professional interest in upper-extremity disorders involving the wrist, shoulder, hand, and elbow. His decision to pursue a career in medicine reflects his commitment toward helping people regain the physical ability to engage in everyday routines and to meet job requirements.
Obtaining a B.A. degree from Northeastern Illinois University, Timothy LeeBurton, M.D., remained in Chicago to pursue medical studies at Rush Medical College. He excelled at his medical curriculum, earning election to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society. After obtaining a Doctor of Medicine in 1998, Dr. Timothy LeeBurton undertook a residency at the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education in Rochester, Minnesota, which lasted until 2003. He completed his medical postgraduate work through a one-year fellowship in hand surgery at the Mayo School of Graduate Medical Education. Dr. LeeBurton’s professional licensure includes a physician and surgeon license with the Minnesota Board of Medical Practice, a medical license with the Iowa Board of Medicine, and a South Dakota Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiner’s license.
From 2004 to 2011, Timothy LeeBurton, M.D., practiced at the Sanford University of South Dakota (USD) Medical Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Dr. Timothy LeeBurton currently works at the Center for Specialty Care in Fairmont and Pipestone, Minnesota, in the orthopedics and sports medicine practice. In this capacity, he treats a wide range of patients of all ages, who come with conditions related to workplace and sports injuries, as well as illnesses such as osteoporosis, osteoarthritis, and arthritis.
A published author, Timothy LeeBurton, M.D., has written the books Going to the Hospital, My Favorite Fan, I Can Be a Doctor, The Big Deal, and I Can Be a Nurse. Dr. LeeBurton is a father of four and enjoys spending time with his wife and children. Dr. LeeBurton is a devout Christian.