Penn Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic Surgery Faculty

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Lawrence Wells

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

Contact information
The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Richard Wood Center, 2nd Floor
34th St. and Civic Center Boulevard
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4399
Fax: 2155901501
Education:
BS (Biology)
Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA, 1981.
MD
University of California, San Francisco School of Medicine, 1985.
Post-Graduate Training
Internship in Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California Hospitals, San Francisco, CA, 1985-1986.
Resident in Surgery, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California Hospitals, San Francisco, CA, 1986-1989.
Chief Resident, San Francisco General Hospital, Veteran’s Administration Hospital, 1989-1990.
Fellowship, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery, Children’s Hospital Medical Center, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, 1990-1991.
Certifications
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1993.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Recertification, 2003.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine , 2007.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Subspecialty Certificate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine-Recertification, 2014.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery - Recertification , 2014.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Sports Medicine
Clinical Disorders
Shoulder
Hip
Knee
Ankle

Osteonecrosis
Avascular Necrosis

Selected Publications

Hosalkar, H; Greenberg, J; Wells L, Dormans, J: A 15-Year-Old Boy with Back Pain. The American Journal of Orthopaedics 36(2): 21-24, March 2007.

Wells,L.: A Cost Analysis of Patient Controlled Analgesia in Patients Undergoing Outpatient Rotator Cuff Surgery. Leroy Abbott Orthopaedic Society Proceedings 25, 1994 Notes: Podium presentation.

Wells, L: A Cost Analysis of Patient Controlled Analgesia in Patients Receiving Outpatient Rotator Cuff Surgery. New Visions, New Ventures Conference October 1994 Notes: Poster Exhibit.

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Last updated: 06/21/2014
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