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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

Lawrence: "Prospective intraoperative syndesmotic evaluation during treatment of ankle fractures: Stress external rotation versus Lateral Fibular Stress" The Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma 2014.

Lawrence JTR: Top 5 Pediatric SportsOrthopaedic Articles of 2013. American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Sprts Medicine and Fitness Page: 7-8, Fall 2013.

Lawrence JTR, Sarkissian EJ: Chapter 677.3: Osteochondritis Dissecans. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. Elsevier, 20th Edition, 2013.

Lawrence JTR, Sarkissian EJ: Chapter 677.2: Popliteal Cysts (Bakers Cysts). Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. Elsevier, 20th Edition, 2013.

Lawrence JTR, Sarkissian EJ: Chapter 677.1: Discoid Lateral Meniscus. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. Elsevier, 20th Edition, 2013.

Lawrence JTR, Sarkissian EJ: Chapter 677.0: Normal Development of the Knee. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. Elsevier, 20th Edition, 2013.

Lawrence JTR, Patel NM, Macknin J, Flynn JM, Cameron D, Wolfgruber HC, Ganley TJ: Return to Competitive Sports After Medial Epcondyle Fractures in Adolescent Atheltes: Results of Operative and Nonoperative Treatment. AJSM 41(5): 1152-57, 2013.

Lawrence JTR: Top 5 Pediatric Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Articles for 2012. American Academy of Pediatrics, Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness Newsletter Spring 2013.

Lawrence JTR, Sarkissian EJ: Chapter 677.7: Anterior Cruciate Ligament Rupture. Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. Elsevier, 20th Edition, 2013.

Lawrence JTR, Sarkissian EJ: Chapter 677.5: Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics. Elsevier, 20th Edition, 2013.

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Last updated: 09/26/2014
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