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John Todd R. Lawrence, MD, PhD

John Todd R. Lawrence, MD, PhD

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Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department: Orthopaedic Surgery

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Department of Orthopaedics
2nd Floor Wood Building
34th Street & Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-590-1527
Fax: 215-590-1501
Education:
B.A. (Chemistry and Biology)
University of Virginia, 1995.
Ph.D. (Cell and Molecular Biology)
University of Pennsylvania, 2002.
M.D.
University of Pennsylvania, 2003.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Sports related injuries in high level pediatric, adolescent and young adult athletes. Anterior cruciate ligament reconstruction. All-epiphyseal ALC reconstruction using techniques that not injure the growth plates. Meniscus repair. Treatment of Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) and other cartilage lesions in the knee, elbow, shoulder and ankle. Treatment of shoulder instabilty, rotator cuff tears and labral tears. Traumatic fractures of the extremities in children, adolescents and young adults.

Selected Publications

Brusalis CM, Lawrence JT, Ranade S, Kerr JC, HIller D, Pulos N, Wells L, Ganley TJ: "Can a Novel, Low-Cost Simulation Model be Used to Teach Anterior Cruciate Ligament Graft Preparation?" Electronic Poster presentation at EPOSNA, Barcelona, Spain, May 2017. Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 2017.

Dua K, O'Hara N, Brighton B, Lawrence JT, Mehlman C, Shrader W, Smith B, Sponseller P, Otsuka NY: "Variation Amongst Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeons When Diagnosing and Treating Pediatric and Adolescent Distal Radius Fractures" Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics December 2016.

Dua K, Stein MK, O'Hara n, Brighton BK, Hennrikus WH, Herman MJ, Lawrence TJ, Mehlman CT, Otsuka NY, Shrader MW, Smith BG, Sponseller PD, Abzug JM: "The Inter-observer Reliability of Diagnosing and Treating Pediatric Distal Radius Fractures" 71st Annual Meeting of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Austin, Texas September 2016.

Aristides I. Cruz, Jr., MD, Nikita Lakomkin, BS(c), Peter Fabricant, MD, MPH, J. Todd Lawrence, MD, PhD: Transphyseal ACL Reconstruction in Skeletally Immature Patients: Does Independent Femoral Tunnel Drilling Place the Physis at Greater Risk Compared to Transtibial Drilling? Arthroscopy Association of North America Annual Meeting Orthopedic Journal Sports Medicine 4: 6, June 2016.

Cruz AI, Steere JT, Lawrence JT: "Medial Epicondyle Fractures in the Pediatric Overhead Athlete" J Pediatric Orthop 36(1): 56-62, June 2016.

Cruz AI Jr, Lakomkin N, Fabricant PD, Lawrence JT: Physeal Disruption During ACL Reconstruction in Skeletally Immature Patients: Does Independent Femoral Tunnel Drilling Place the Physis at Greater Risk? Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine 4(6), June 2016.

Aristides I. Cruz, Jr., MD, J. Todd R. Lawrence, MD, PhD., Theodore J. Ganley, MD: Prone Positioning for Open Reduction Internal Fixation of Pediatric Medial Epicondyle Fractures. The University of Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Journal 26: 34, June 2016.

Brusalis CM, Lawrence JT, Ranade S, Kerr JC, Hiller D, Pulos N, Wells L, Ganley TJ: "Can a Novel, Low-Cost Simulation Model be Used to Teach Anterior Cruciate Ligament Graft Preparation?" Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics E-Poster Presentation at 6th Annual CHOP Quality & Patient Safety Day. Philadelphia, PA May 2016 Notes: E Poster Presentation at 2017 EPOSNA, Barcelona, Spain. May 2017.

Joshua Abzug, Karan Dua, Matthew Stein, Brian Brighton, William Hennrikus, Martin Herman, J. Todd Lawrence, Charles Mehlman, Norman Atsuka, M. Wade Shrader, Brian Smith, Paul Sponseller: Variation Amongst Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeons When Diagnosing and Treating Pediatric Distal Radius Fractures. Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Annual meeting April 2016.

Aristides I. Cruz, Jr., Peter D. Fabricant, Mark A. Seeley, Theodore J. Ganley, Todd R. Lawrence: Change in Size of Hamstring Grafts During Preparation for ACL Reconstruction: Effect of Tension and Circumferential Compression on Graft Diameter. J Bone Joint Surgery AM 98(6): 484-489, March 2016.

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Last updated: 01/19/2017
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