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Dr. Lawrence Dorr, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon

Los Angeles, CA

About Dr. Lawrence Dorr

Dr. Dorr is a professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He is an international leader in the field of joint replacement of the hip and knee and has contributed significantly to advances in treatment options. His pioneering research has aided in the design of widely used orthopaedic implants as well as small incisions and the use of computer navigation for total hip replacement. An international speaker and writer Dr. Dorr has authored a book on surgical techniques and numerous journal articles. He is a founding editor of the Journal of Arthroplasty former editor-in-chief of Techniques in Orthopaedics and serves on the editorial boards of several other prominent journals. He is a founder and past president of the Knee Society and the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons and a past president of the Hip Society. He has received the Humanitarian of the Year Award from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons for founding Operation Walk a charitable organization that provides free hip and knee replacements in the United States and abroad. Honored as one of the Best Doctors in American for the past eight years Dr. Dorr received his medical degree from the University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine and completed his fellowship training in orthopaedics/arthritis surgery at The Hospital for Special Surgery in New York.

In-network insurances

  • Aetna
  • American Republic Insurance Company
  • Anthem Blue Cross

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgeon

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Hospital affiliations

  • Keck Hospital of USC

Board certifications

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Education and training

  • Medical School - University of Iowa, Doctor of Medicine
  • Los Angeles County+University of Southern California Medical Center, Residency in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Los Angeles County+University of Southern California Medical Center, Internship in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, Fellowship in Arthritis and Joint Replacement

Professional memberships

  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons

Awards and publications

  • Los Angeles Magazine: Top Doctors, 2018
  • Operation Walk and Masters Series: 20 Year Celebration as Founder, 2016
  • Castle Connolly: America's Top Doctors, 2016-2017

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1053369371

Dr. Lawrence Dorr's office location

Keck Medicine of USC - Orthopaedic Surgery

Keck Medicine of USC - Health Sciences Campus

1520 San Pablo St, Ste 2000

Los Angeles, CA 90033

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Excellent. Highly recommended fast and friendly and to the point.
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It went great.
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