Justin Ledesma, MD
Dr. Justin Ledesma is a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon who brings a compassionate and patient-centered approach to his practice at Panorama. With a focus on providing individualized care and exploring non-operative options before considering surgery, Dr. Ledesma strives to ensure that each patient is fully informed and an active participant in their treatment journey.
Originally from Tucson, Arizona, Dr. Ledesma pursued his undergraduate studies at the University of Arizona. He completed his medical education at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) in the Bay Area before moving on to his orthopedic residency at Stanford University. Dr. Ledesma further honed his expertise through a fellowship in spine surgery at the renowned San Diego Spine Foundation.
Dr. Ledesma specializes in a range of minimally invasive spine procedures, including endoscopic spine surgery, a cutting-edge technique that allows for smaller incisions and reduced muscle disruption, which may encourage faster recovery times and minimize postoperative discomfort. He also has experience performing robotic-assisted surgery. His dedication to utilizing the latest advancements in spine surgery reflects his commitment to providing the most effective and least invasive treatments for his patients.
Dr. Ledesma’s philosophy of care revolves around building strong patient-doctor relationships, understanding each patient’s unique goals, and tailoring treatment plans accordingly. He prioritizes spending ample time with his patients, ensuring they fully comprehend their conditions, available treatment options, and potential outcomes. By fostering a collaborative approach, Dr. Ledesma empowers his patients to make informed decisions about their health and well-being.
Apart from his clinical practice, Dr. Ledesma loves spending time outside with his family, trying new foods in the Denver area, and dabbles in craft brewing.