Spine Conference Leadership & Speaking Engagements

Dr. Lenke's Is Chairman of, or Will Speak at, the Following Spine Conferences

5th Annual International Spinal Deformity Symposium (ISDS)

December 6–7, 2019

Convene Conference Center + The Muse Hotel
New York City, New York

This comprehensive program includes sessions are structured to tackle each deformity condition from beginning to end, including:

  • Review of relevant research
  • Analysis of imaging and decision-making
  • Step-by-step treatment options
  • Post-op outcomes and complications
  • Tips & pearls from expert faculty

Dr. Lenke is a Chairman of this spinal deformity course.

ISDS-Spinal Deformity Meeting-2019

Stand Up to Scoliosis: An Adult Patient Education Event

Stand Up to Scoliosis: An Adult Patient Education Event

December 5, 2019, 6:30–8:30 pm

Convene 117 West 46th Street
New York, New York

NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine Hospital is hosting a free education session for adult patients and their families interested in learning more about spinal deformity treatment options. You will learn about the different surgical and non-surgical procedures available and receive in-depth information about all aspects of care from patient intake to recovery. This session, which is hosted by internationally renowned spine specialists Lawrence Lenke, MD, Ronald Lehman, MD, and Peter Angevine, MD, is aimed at helping to allay your fears and help you address pain and discomfort in an appropriate-for-you way. Our expertly trained physician assistants, nurses, physical therapists, and rehabilitation medicine doctors will be on-hand to answer any questions or to help schedule a future consultation. You will get to hear from former patients about their personal experiences living with spinal deformities and receiving treatment at the NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine Hospital.

Dr. Lenke will give the opening remarks and will also present, "Surgical Treatment Options for Scoliosis," at 7:05 pm.

Stand Up to Scoliosis Meeting

Dr. Lenke's Has Recently Been Chairman of, or Has Spoken at, the Following Spine Conferences

IMAST 2019

26th International Meeting on Advanced Spine Techniques

July 17–20, 2019

RAI Amsterdam Convention Centre
Amsterdam, the Netherlands

IMAST gathers leading spine surgeons, innovative researchers and the most advanced spine technologies in an international forum. The IMAST program focuses on innovative and new methods/techniques for spinal pathology beyond deformity and is divided equally between adult deformity, pediatric deformity, degenerative lumbar and cervical pathology. Educational sessions include didactic presentations, panel discussions, papers and e-posters on current research, roundtable case discussions, debates, complication series and instructional course lectures, all lead by an international and multidisciplinary faculty. IMAST is sponsored by the Scoliosis Research Society (SRS).

One presentation Dr. Lenke gave was during the session, "The Five Most Important Tricks for Specific Procedures and Techniques," and his lecture was called, "Posterior Vertebral Column Resection in Severe Deformity."

IMAST SRS-Advanced Spine Meeting-2019

Scoliosis Research Society 54th Annual Meeting & Course

SRS 54th Annual Meeting

September 18–21, 2019

Palais des congrès de Montréal
1001 Place Jean-Paul-Riopelle
Montréal, Canada

The Scoliosis Research Society (SRS) Annual Meeting is a forum for the realization of the Society’s mission and goals, the improvement of patient care for those with spinal deformities. Over 170 papers will be presented on an array of topics, including adolescent idiopathic scoliosis, growing spine, kyphosis, adult deformity, trauma, neuromuscular scoliosis and tumors.

Lawrence Lenke, MD was moderator of Session 2: Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis II. He was also a contributor to the following papers: 1.) Paper #28 Outcome of Multilevel Spinal Deformity Surgery in Patients Over 60 Years of Age: A Multicenter International Prospective Study; 2.) Paper #29 Patient Factors Affect Outcomes in Operative Treatment of Adult Symptomatic Lumbar Scoliosis (ASLS); 3.) Paper #43 The Risks, Reasons, and Costs for 30- and 90-day Readmissions After Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery; 4.) Paper #50 Randomized, Controlled Trial of Two Tranexamic Dosing Protocols in Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery; 5.) Paper #52 New Neurologic Deficit and Recovery Rates in Treatment of Complex Pediatric Spine Deformities Exceeding 100 Degrees or Treated by 3CO; 6.) Paper #92 Effects of Post-operative Complications in Complex Pediatric Spine Deformity on SRS Scores: Does Complication Adversely Affect Quality of Life of Patients?; 7.) Paper #97 Opportunities to Improve the Outcome of Surgical Treatment in High-Grade Spondylolisthesis; 8.) Paper #115 Outcomes of Surgical Treatment for 138 Patients with Severe Sagittal Deformity at a Minimum 2-Year Follow Up; 9.) Paper #117 Does the Global Alignment and Proportion Score Overestimate Mechanical Complications after Adult Spinal Deformity Correction?; 10.) Paper #120 Thoracolumbar Junction Orientation: A Novel Guideline for Sagittal Correction to Reduce Proximal Junctional Kyphosis in Adult Spinal Deformity Patients with UIV at the Thoracolumbar Junction and more.

He also presented, "Posterior Only Correction is Effective in Achieving Alignment Goals."

SRS-Scoliosis Research Society-Annual Meeting-2019

SAPCV 2019 — Curso Internacional

SAPCV 2019 - Curso Internacional

August 8–9, 2019


Lectures given by Dr. Lenke included:

  • "Sagittal Alignment and Optimization during Revision Spinal Surgery" – Dr. Lawrence Lenke

  • "Important Component to Optimal Spinal Reconstruction Surgery" – Dr. Lawrence Lenke

  • "Multi-Rod Constructs in Spinal Reconstruction: Current Use and Technical Tips for Insertion" – Dr. Lawrence Lenke

  • "Complex Deformity" – Dr. Lawrence Lenke

SAPCV 2019 Curso Internacional

64th Annual LeRoy C. Abbott Society Scientific Program and 51st Annual Verne T. Inman Lectureship

64th Annual LeRoy C. Abbott Society Scientific Program and 51st Annual Verne T. Inman Lectureship

May 9–10, 2019

“William J. Rutter Center” (Mission Bay Conference Center)
1675 Owens Street in San Francisco, California

At this Scientific Program and Lectureship, Dr. Lenke gave the 64th Annual Leroy C. Abbott Lecture I, with introduction by Thomas Vail, MD. Lawrence G. Lenke, MD spoke on "Optimizing Safety in Spinal Deformity Reconstructive  Surgery."

Dr. Lenke also presented the 64th Annual Leroy C. Abbott Lecture II, "Building a Spine Hospital: Conception to Reality to Success."

2019 Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH) International Congress on Spine Deformity & 1st International Early Onset Scoliosis Summit

2019 Peking Union Medical College Hospital (PUMCH) International Congress on Spine Deformity & 1st International Early Onset Scoliosis Summit

Beijing, China

May 3–4, 2019

At this Spine Deformity Congress, Dr. Lenke presented on various topics, including, "Adult Idiopathic Scoliosis: A Novel Classification and Treatment Recommendations," "Coronal Plane Imbalance in Pediatric and Adult Spinal Deformity Surgery: Role of the Kick-Stand Screw/Rod Construct," and more.