John Lawrence, MD PhD
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John Todd Rutter Lawrence, MD, PhD.






Dr. Lawrence MD, PhD has a clinical practice that is dedicated to the care of high-level pediatric and adolescent athletes. He has particular expertise in the arthroscopic treatment of injuries to the knee, shoulder, elbow and ankle and treats many high level athletes with ACL, meniscus and cartilage lesions. He has a particular interest in shoulder and elbow injuries in throwing and other overhead athletes.   He is a graduate of the University of Virginia and obtained his MD/ PhD from Penn. He completed his residency at Penn and fellowship at CHOP.  He then further specialized completing a fellowship in sports medicine and shoulder surgery at Duke. His research interests center around determining the optimal treatment strategies for a number of sports-related injuries in children. With his background in basic science research, he has also working on a novel cartilage repair strategy for adolescents. He is passionate about resident and fellow education and has developed a model for fracture reductions which prepares residents and fellows for their next phase of training. Todd and his wife Martha have beautiful girls: Ella (15), Adeline (12) and Mallory (9) who keep him busy!  He spends most of his free time with his family, on the soccer field, in the pool, or on the tennis court, but occasionally finds time to pursue is favorite hobby, going backpacking.