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Dr. Stephen J. Leibovic


Stephen J. Leibovic is the Medical Director of Virginia Hand Center. Dr. Leibovic earned a degree in physics from Reed College in Portland, Oregon, followed by a master’s degree in physics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He earned his medical degree from Stanford University, and went on to internship at the University of Washington Hospitals in Seattle.

Dr. Leibovic
Dr. Leibovic

Dr. Leibovic did his orthopedic residency at the Harvard Combined Orthopedic Program, including hand rotations at the Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts. After completion of his orthopedic residency he studied for his hand fellowship at the Indiana Hand Center.

Dr. Leibovic has been in practice in Richmond, VA since 1990. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia, and is actively engaged in teaching the residents hand surgery. Dr. Leibovic has written many peer reviewed articles on various aspects of hand surgery, including wrist fractures, peripheral nerve problems, Dupuytren’s Contracture and others. A number of his articles are recognized and referenced as important contributions to the medical literature.

Dr. Leibovic is board certified by the » American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a member of the » American Society for Surgery of the Hand, and has lectured to residents, fellow physicians, rehabilitation nurses and occupational physicians frequently. He holds the current “Certificate of Added Qualifications for Surgery of the Hand.”