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Title Section Head, Surgical Sports Medicine
Department Orthopaedic Surgery
Primary Location Coral Springs Family Health and Surgery Center
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon Yes
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Decompression
  • Arthroscopy
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Replacement
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
  • Knee Reconstructive Surgery
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Patello-femoral Knee Surgery
  • Pediatric Fracture Treatment
  • Reconstructive Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Shoulder Instability Repairs
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Sports Medicine
  • Steroid Injections
  • X-Ray
View all 23 Treatment & Services +

Specialty in Diseases & Conditions

  • Achilles Tendon Injury
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injury
  • Arthritis of the Knee
  • Arthritis of the Shoulder
  • Athletic Knee Injury
  • Biceps Tendon Injuries
  • Bursitis
  • Calcification Tendinitis
  • Chondromalacia
  • Humerus Fracture
  • Internal Derangement of the Knee
  • Joint Disorders
  • Knee Cartilage Injury
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Joint Disorders
  • Knee Ligament Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Problems
  • Meniscal Tears
  • Musculoskeletal Injuries in Athletes
  • Musculoskeletal Pain
  • Orthopaedic Injuries
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of the Knee
  • Patellar Tendonitis
  • Patellofemoral Instability
  • Pediatric Knee Injuries
  • Pediatric Knee Pain
  • Pediatric Sports Injuries
  • Pitcher's Shoulder
  • Rotator Cuff Injury
  • Rotator Cuff Tendonitis
  • Runner's Knee
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Infection
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Shoulder Injuries in Baseball
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Intra-Articular Injury
  • Shoulder Osteoarthritis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Problems
  • Shoulder Sprain
  • Shoulder Strain
  • Soft Tissue Injuries
  • Sports Injuries
  • Stress Fractures
  • Tendinosis
  • Tendon Injuries
  • Tendon Tears
  • Tendonitis
  • Tennis Shoulder
View all 56 Specialties +


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About Brian Leo, MD

Dr. Brian Leo is board certified in both Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Florida and attended medical school at the University of Virginia School of Medicine where he then went on to complete his residency in Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Leo then moved to south Florida where he completed his fellowship in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine at the UHZ Sports Medicine Institute in Coral Gables as an assistant team physician for the University of Miami Hurricanes and Florida International University Panthers.

In 2008 Dr. Leo joined the Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston. Currently Dr. Leo is head of Sports Health in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Director of Surgical Operations at the Cleveland Clinic Ambulatory Surgical Center in Coral Springs. He has served as the Head Team Physician for the Florida Atlantic University Owls and the Medical Director and Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Florida Panthers National Hockey Team.

Dr. Leo is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine and the Arthroscopy Association of North American. He specializes in sports related injuries of the knee &, shoulder and has published numerous manuscripts and lectured nationally and internationally on PCL and ACL reconstruction biomechanics and clinical outcomes.

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Fellowship - UHZ Sport Medicine Institute
Sport Medicine (Orthopedic Surgery)
Coral Gables, FL

Residency - University of Virginia Health System
Orthopedic Surgery
Charlottesville, VA

Internship - University of Virginia Health System
Orthopedic Surgery
Charlottesville, VA

Medical Education - University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, VA

Medical Education - University of Virginia School of Medicine
Charlottesville, VA

Undergraduate - University of Florida

Additional Training

  • Orthopaedic Surgery Sports Medicine Fellowship at UHZ Sports Medicine Institute, Doctors Hospital, Coral Gables, FL

Professional Highlights

  • Team Orthopaedic Surgeon, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL 2008-2011
  • Assistant team physician--University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
  • Assistant team physician—Florida International University, Miami, FL
  • Pro Beach Volleyball—2008 AVP Cuervo Gold Crown Crocs Tour – Miami Open


  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Orthopaedic Surgery - Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Specialty Interests

Sports related knee and shoulder injuries, ACL and PCL reconstruction, revision ACL surgery, chondral injuries and joint preservation procedures, proximal hamstring tears, distal biceps tear, shoulder instability, and rotator cuff tears

Awards & Honors

  • The Leonard Marmor Surgical Arthritis Foundation Outstanding Orthopaedic Resident Award
  • Golden Key National Honor Society Blue Key Leadership Honorary
  • National Dean’s List University of Florida President’s Recognition Award
  • Phi Eta Sigma Honor Society Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society


  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)—Board Certified Diplomat
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)
Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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To assure professional and commercial integrity in such matters, Cleveland Clinic maintains a program that reviews these collaborations and, when appropriate, puts measures in place to minimize bias that may result from ties to industry. Cleveland Clinic publicly discloses the names of companies when (i) its physicians/scientists receive $5,000 or more per year (or, in rare cases, equity or stock options) for speaking and consulting, (ii) its physicians/scientists serve as a fiduciary, (iii) its physicians/scientists receive or have the right to receive royalties or (iv) its physicians/ scientists hold any equity interest for the physician's/scientist's role as inventor, discoverer, developer, founder or consultant.* In publicly disclosing this information, Cleveland Clinic tries to provide information as accurately as possible about its physicians' and scientists' connections with industry.

As of 4/12/2023, Dr. Leo has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.

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* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

378 Patient Satisfaction Reviews

The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.

Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.

Overall Star Ratings
4.9 out of 5
Explains 4.9
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.9

70 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2024

Definitely I will recommend Dr.Brian Leo

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2024

Dr Brian Leo is an outstanding physician

Reviewed on Jun 10, 2024

Professional staff and exceptional MD who my wife and I used previously. Highly recommend to our friends!

Reviewed on May 29, 2024

Doc Leo was extremely accommodating!

Reviewed on May 15, 2024

Doctor Brian Leo had excellent manners and very knowledgeable .

Reviewed on May 13, 2024

Dr Leo always shows how much he cares for me and tries to help me to get better. Since I started visiting him, he's the only doctor i'll trust my knees to.

Reviewed on Apr 22, 2024

Dr Leo took a lot of time to explain my condition and the reason for his recommendations for treatment. I felt cared for and listened to

Reviewed on Apr 17, 2024

Absolutely recommend Dr Leo - He was very thorough and spent a lot of time explaining my issues

Reviewed on Apr 9, 2024

Dr Leo answered all my questions and explained everything to me.

Reviewed on Apr 2, 2024

Dr Leo was attentive and answered all my questions

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2024

The best think happen to me be part of all your doctor they are very respectful and a lots a pacient with all the person

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2024

Dr. Brian Leo is the best. He is knowledgeable, professional, courteous, listens well and explains well.

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2024

Dr. Leo is an excellent practitioner. He is attentive and is thorough in his comments and explanations.

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2024

Dr Leo explained and showed me what my injury looked like and what it will take to fix it. We spoke of the different options and recommendations

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2024

I am so thankful to Dr. Leo, thanks to him I've been able to walk again without pain

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2024

My entire experience was great! Nursing staff and the doctor were fantastic. All my questions were answered. Dr. Leo gave us Althea name of a surgeon he would recommend.

Reviewed on Feb 22, 2024

I was expecting to hear that I needed surgery but Dr. Leo assured me that surgery was not necessary and provided me with the next steps for my knee to feel better.

Reviewed on Feb 13, 2024

Dr. Leo was very pleasant and addressed by concerns and answered my questions. Very professional and kind

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2024

I appreciated Dr. Leo's knowledge and treatment plan, thank you!

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2024

The provider made it very easy to understand

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2024

Dr. Leo , Dr. Daakka and Alex did an excellent job!

Reviewed on Feb 1, 2024

Dr. Leo has exceptional bedside manner. He kind, throughly explained my Identified Issues and potential treatment options and most of all, he was patient and answered all my questions without making me feel rushed. I work in healthcare and know many doctors have metrics to meet but he made me feel seen and heard and like I was his only patient. Outstanding experience!

Reviewed on Jan 30, 2024

Dr. Leo has excellent bedside manners. Take his time to answer all my questions. Great experience !

Reviewed on Jan 24, 2024

I have recommended Dr. Leo to several people who were considering/needed knee surgery. He is an outstanding professional in his field and a credit to Cleveland Clinic.

Reviewed on Jan 22, 2024

Dr Leo Brian was very knowledgeable, caring and has excellent bedside manners , meeting him was a blessing thanks to him that terrible pain to both of my knees is gone for now , I am beyond grateful!

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2024

Dr. Leo is EXCELLENT!!!! Have seen him before and will continue if needed.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Great exsperience. I loved Dr. Brian Leo. I am 77 and have seen many doctors over the years and he is without a doubt the best what I ever saw and met. What a great personality loved him.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Dr Leo is the best I ever met.

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2024

Dr Leo very friendly and very professional

Reviewed on Jan 3, 2024

I found Dr. Leo to be very professional and understanding, he took the time to explain to me the need to restart the therapy

Reviewed on Dec 19, 2023

Great doctor.

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2023

Dr. Leo is outstanding

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2023

Caring and felt very comfortable with Dr leo

Reviewed on Dec 13, 2023

Dr Leo, his PA (Adam) and staff are helpful and provide exceptional care

Reviewed on Dec 12, 2023

Dr. Leo did RC surgery on both of my shoulders and they're like brand new. I couldn't be happier.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

Dr. Brian Leo is one of the many reasons that the Cleveland Clinic Is the best. You're lucky to have him.

Reviewed on Nov 27, 2023

The doctor ordered blood work and an EKG for upcoming surgery. One of the assistants booked my follow up labs/EKG and I was told I was all set. When I returned to the Clinic, I learned that only the blood work was scheduled. I now have to call back and schedule my EKG.

Reviewed on Nov 7, 2023

Dr. Leo is a very caring and knowledgeable physician. He did his homework and new my case and a plan of action.

Reviewed on Oct 31, 2023

Dr. Leo is the best, I had surgery with him and he is caring, knowledgeable, and I would recommend him to anyone

Reviewed on Oct 30, 2023

Care provider was very professional and forthcoming

Reviewed on Oct 17, 2023

Dr Leo is the Best

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2023

Dr Leo is very engaging. He has a sense of humor. A very nice man.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2023

Dr Leo is always direct and honest when answering my questions

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2023

Dr Leo is one of Cleveland Cliniic's finest.

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2023

I cannot express in words my sincere gratitude and admiration for Dr. Leo. He healed my right shoulder better than I ever expected!

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2023

I was gotten in right away and Dr Leo and his nurse were very informative and kind.

Reviewed on Oct 2, 2023

This doctor perform surgery on my knee in 2020 and on my wife's knee in 2023 so I would definitely recommend Dr Leo

Reviewed on Sep 26, 2023

I'm highly please with the profeionalism and humanely care provided by Dr. Leo and his staff. Everything went extremely well.

Reviewed on Sep 19, 2023

Dr. Leo is an outstanding surgeon and a really nice and caring person

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2023

I've always been very satisfied with Dr. Leo.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

It was exceptional. We were very impressed with staff. Dr. Leo was great!

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

Check in had a lot of people, forcing me to be slightly late, which in turn I hope the staff for Dr Leo understand that. There were at least 8 people trying to check in and as I went through, the line started to build behind me as well.

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2023

Doctor Leo was very thorough and caring about me. I feel like he took genuine interest in my problem and I'm grateful to be one of his patients. Thankfully my injury did not turn out to be anything other than maybe a bruise from my IT Band.

Reviewed on Aug 29, 2023

Dr Leo is the best

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2023

Dr Leo is the absolute kindest most caring doctor!

Reviewed on Aug 23, 2023

Dr. Leo is a very caring physician. He went above and beyond to get me to the provider who would be most appropriate for my issues.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2023

Doctor understood problem and provided options.

Reviewed on Aug 16, 2023

Dr Leo is a great physician and he listened to my concerns and provided me with my best choices of how to handle my situation

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

Exceptional care from Dr Leo. He explained everything in great detail and the surgery went great. He did the proper knee and I have all my other limbs so I would say a smashing success

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

Dr. Leo is a brilliant surgeon who found and fixed tears in both of my rotator cuffs when the MRI's showed no tears. I cannot recommend him highly enough.

Reviewed on Aug 15, 2023

Dr. Leo explained my knee problems and possible remedies but he also informed me that by draining my knees of fluid, it would significanting help me and he was right.

Reviewed on Aug 10, 2023

Called Dr Leo's office with an unexpected Injury. He saw me Immediately. He Is the best. Also Adam Feldman in Dr Leo's office is fantastic. Very caring and helpful. So many good things say about them.

Reviewed on Aug 8, 2023

Excellent service and compassion when scheduling my appointment with Dr Brian Leo

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2023

Exelent superb Surgeon Dr. Bryan Leo. I definitely recommend him. 10+

Reviewed on Aug 2, 2023

I loved every step of the appointment. Front desk. Micheal tech, Dr Leo and Simone helping me set up my 1st physical therapy appointment. Everyone I came in contact with were very professional and helpful.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2023

It's the little things that make a huge difference.The nursing staff was very welcoming, friendly, thoughtful and caring .They brought warmed blankets for my kids as they wait for me to complete surgery. The facility was clean and the doctors were remarkable . I would recommend anyone and everyone to come here .

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2023

Very easy. Was a great way to speak to Dr Leo

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2023

Dr. Brian Leo is the BEST!!!

Reviewed on Jul 11, 2023

Always a great experience with Dr Leo and his team

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2023

Love doctor Leo

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