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John Lawrence, MD, QME

Hand Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - Spine

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Dr. John Lawrence, MD, QME is board-certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and practices in Santa Monica, California. He is available for PQMEs, AMEs or Independent Medical Evaluations (IME) at several locations throughout Los Angeles County.

DR. Lawrence BIO:

John Lawrence, MD, received his bachelors degree from Pomona College and his medical degree from University of Rochester. His Internship was completed at Veteran’s Administration Hospital. He did two Orthopaedic Residencies, one at Shriner’s Hospital for Children and one at University of California Center for Health Sciences, followed by a Hand Surgical Fellowship with Dr. James Wilson and an Orthopaedic Fellowship at Orthopaedic Hospital, Los Angeles.  He served as a doctor in the U.S. Air Force for two years and has also been a medical missionary in Columbia, South America, on several occasions in the past fifteen years.

Dr. Lawrence has been on the medical staff of Saint John’s Hospital and Health Center and Santa Monica Medical Center. He has also been a Clinical Professor at UCLA and an Attending Hand Surgeon at Shriner’s Hospital for Children for many years. His professional memberships include American Medical Association, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, and Southern California Society of the Surgery of the Hand. Dr. Lawrence has had a private practice in Orthopedic Surgery with a special interest in upper extremity surgery since 1970.