Dr. Joseph Fleck has recently joined the team at Foot and Ankle Institute of Colorado! When you see him around the practice, please give him a friendly Colorado welcome!
Dr. Fleck was raised in Prior Lake, Minnesota and attended the University of Minnesota for his undergraduate studies. While working towards a degree in Physiology, he had several research studies published and coordinated numerous clinical trials.
Dr. Fleck is Board Qualified in Forefoot, Rearfoot, and Ankle Reconstructive Surgery by the American Board of Foot and Ankle Surgery. He received his medical school training at Kent State University College of Podiatric Medicine in Northeast Ohio. During his fourth year, Dr. Fleck worked alongside esteemed faculty and was an integral part of a published study that examined weight-bearing computed tomography (CT) imaging of the lower extremity.
Dr. Fleck completed a comprehensive three-year surgical residency at Saint Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut. Here, he learned sound, innovative surgical techniques in the foot and ankle and became a peer-reviewed published author. Following residency, Dr. Fleck was accepted into an extremely competitive fellowship position at The American Foundation of Lower Extremity Surgery & Research in Southern New Mexico. During fellowship training, Dr. Fleck was exposed to a rigorous curriculum of foot, ankle, lower leg pathology with a focus on advanced lower extremity reconstruction, arthroscopy, trauma, external fixation, sports medicine, and total joint replacement.
When he’s not in the office or operating room, Dr. Fleck enjoys spending time with his wife, their beloved pets, friends and family. He is passionate about sports and loves playing golf.