Surgery of the Hand and Upper Extremity
Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
Board Certified in Hand Surgery

Nicky L. Leung, M.D.Dr. Nicky L. Leung is the assistant chief of the division of hand surgery within the department of orthopedic surgery at Newton-Wellesley Hospital. He is double Board-Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and Hand Surgery. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as well as the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Leung is also an Assistant Clinical Professor of Orthopedic Surgery at the Tufts University School of Medicine and is involved in the selection and training of young orthopedic surgeons. He has published and presented research in orthopedic surgery and hand surgery. Dr. Leung treats all adult and pediatric problems of the hand, wrist and elbow, with a special interest in complex elbow fractures, elbow arthroscopy, and reconstructive challenges. He enjoys spending his free time with his wife and two children.


  • BS – Biomedical engineering, Northwestern University
  • MD – Northwestern University
  • Residency – Orthopaedic Surgery, Tufts Medical Center
  • Fellowship – Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases
  • Visiting Clinician – Elbow arthroscopy and reconstruction, Mount Sinai Medical Center
  • Visiting Clinician – Elbow arthroscopy and reconstruction, Mayo Clinic

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