Penn Orthopaedics

Orthopaedic Surgery Faculty

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John Todd R. Lawrence, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon, 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.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in General Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2003-2004.
Resident in Orthopaedic Surgery, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2004-2008.
Fellowship in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 2008-2009.
Fellowship in Sports Medicine and Shoulder Surgery, Duke University, 2009-2010.
Certifications
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery- Orthopaedic Surgery, 2012.
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery- Subspecialty Ceritifcate in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, 2014.
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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, J Todd : Top 5 Pediatric Sports Orthopaedics Articles 2014. American Academy of Pediatrics, Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness Newsletter. American Academy of Pediatrics, Page: 12, 2015.

Stans, Anthony. Lawrence JT: Dislocations of the Elbows, Medial Epicondylar humerus Fractures. Rockwood and Wilkins' Fractures in Children. Flynn, JM, Skaggs, DL, Waters, PM (eds.). Wolters Kluwer, Eighth Edition: 651, 2015.

Greenberg EM, Greenberg ET, Ganley TJ, Lawrence JT: Strength and Functional Performance Recovery After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in Preadolescent Athletes. Sports Health 4: 309-12, July 2014.

Greenberg E, Ganley TJ, Lawrence JR: Strength and Functional Performance Following Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction in the Skeletally Immature: A Case Series. American Physical Therapy Association Combined Section Meeting February 2014 Notes: Poster Presentation.

Lawrence, JT: Top 5 Pediatric Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Articles for 2013. American Academy of Pediatrics, Council on Sports Medicine and Fitness Newsletter 2014.

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: Top 5 Pediatric Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Articles for 2012 Newsletter. 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: 03/27/2015
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