Dr. Ted Leem

ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Denver, CO
17 years experience male

Locations

Office

My office hours

Tuesday: Closed
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About

Bio

Dr. Leem was born in Seoul, South Korea and immigrated to US at a young age. He grew up in Colorado and attended the University of Colorado at Boulder for Undergraduate and Graduate studies. He then attended the University of Colorado School of Medicine for his medical education and Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery residency. Following five years of residency, he spent an additional year of fellowship training in Advanved Head and Neck Oncology and Skull Base Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco. He remained on faculty there prior to returning to Colorado. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. His interests are minimally invasive head and neck surgery for the treatment of benign and malignant disease of the head and neck.

Specialties
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ENT and Head and Neck Surgery

Head & Neck Surgery

Head and Neck Surgery

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

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Yes: Yes, Clindamycin is a common antibiotic given for bacterial throat infections.
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HPV is a virus: Hpv is a virus (human papilloma virus). Some strains of this virus can cause warts/papillomas and others are at higher risk for causing certain cance ... Read More
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Yes: There are tests for hpv in the oral cavity and throat. One can be tested in the saliva. Others need a small amount of tissue, usually from a papillo ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Leem is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Leem is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Colorado Denver School of Medicine, CO
Graduated 2004MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Colorado Boulder
Graduated 2000MD

Residency

University of Colorado School of Medicine
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