Orthopedics

Physician Profile: Lawrence Lenke, MD

Meet Dr. Lawrence Lenke

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Meet Dr. Lawrence Lenke.

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Posterior Surgery Corrects Severe Spinal Deformities

Lawrence Lenke, MD, and his Washington University orthopedic spinal surgery colleagues at St. Louis Children's Hospital, including Keith Bridwell, MD, Scott Luhmann, MD, and Matthew Dobbs, MD, have led the effort to treat and correct severe spinal deformities from a posterior-only surgical approach. They resect vertebrae out of the spinal column to release the spine and insert rods and pedicle screws to support the patients spine.

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Lawrence Lenke, MD, has led the effort to treat and correct severe spinal deformities from a posterior-only surgical approach.

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The Ponseti Brace and the Importance of Parental Compliance

A St. Louis Children's Hospital physician talks about the responsibilities of parents of children with clubfoot. If clubfoot is treated once, and treatment is not continued, the deformity recurs over time.

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If clubfoot is treated once, and treatment is not continued, the deformity recurs over time.

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The Ponseti Method for Club Foot Correction

A St. Louis Children's Hospital doctor describes the Ponseti method for correcting club foot. This is a casting protocol in which the foot is manipulated for less than a minute, and then casted.

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A St. Louis Children's Hospital doctor describes the Ponseti method for correcting club foot.

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St. Louis Childrens Hospital's DNA Data Bank for Clubfoot Research

A doctor explains how St. Louis Children's Hospital has become the leading center for genetic musculoskeletal research. The hospital has a DNA data bank with over 450 clubfoot samples.

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A doctor explains how St. Louis Children's Hospital has become the leading center for genetic musculoskeletal research.

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Surgery for Severe Spinal Deformities in Children

Children with severe and increasing spinal curves may require surgery to achieve a better quality of life. Pediatric orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Lawrence Lenke talks about correcting spinal deformities before their case becomes very complex and risky spinal correction surgery. Dr. Lenke is a Washington University School of Medicine physician at St. Louis Children's Hospital and Shriner's Hospital for Children in St. Louis.

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Children with severe and increasing spinal curves may require surgery to achieve a better quality of life.

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Pediatric Spinal Surgery Risks

Dr. Lawrence Lenke, Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon, discusses the risks of performing surgery to correct complex spinal deformities.

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Dr. Lawrence Lenke discusses the risks of performing surgery to correct complex spinal deformities.

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Best Place for Physicians & Medical Teams - St. Louis Children's Hospital

Pediatric orthopedic surgeon Dr. Lawrence Lenke talks about why he is proud to be a Washington University School of Medicine physician at St. Louis Children's Hospital.

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Dr. Lawrence Lenke talks about why he is proud to be a physician at St. Louis Children's Hospital.

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Partners in Orthopedic Care: St. Louis Children's & Shriner's Hospital for Children

Pediatric orthopedic surgeon Dr. Lawrence Lenke discusses his work with Shriners Hospital for Children in St. Louis and St. Louis Children's Hospital. The hospitals work together to treat children needing various levels of orthopedic care.

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Dr. Lawrence Lenke discusses his work with Shriners Hospital for Children in St. Louis and St. Louis Children's Hospital.

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Complex Spinal Surgery Safety for Children with Spine Deformities

Pediatric orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Lenke talks about surgery for complex spinal deformities in children and how monitoring equipment helps his medical team perform surgery as safely as possible.

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Dr. Lenke talks about surgery for complex spinal deformities in children and how monitoring equipment helps his medical team.

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