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Dr. Lenke Chairs 2nd Annual Masters in Spine Surgery Seminars

Posted on February 01, 2024

Feb 1–4, 2024  |  Lawrence Lenke, MD, along with Chris Shaffrey, MD, chair the 2nd Annual Masters in Spine Surgery Seminars: Advanced Spinal Deformity. Held in Vail, Colorado, this highly-interactive, exclusive program for spine surgeons is focused on advanced spinal ... Read More

ISDS | Dr. Lenke Chairs International Spinal Deformity Symposium

Posted on December 27, 2023

ISDS returns to New York with exciting, new topics and discussions. The course chairs, Lawrence G. Lenke, MD; Frank J. Schwab, MD; and Christopher I. Shaffrey, MD, and directors invite you to attend this interactive and in-depth program on spinal deformity. ... Read More

An Artistic Interpretation of the Scoliosis Experience

Posted on August 04, 2022

Artist and Patient Olivia M. Considers Simultaneously the Body's Vulnerabilities and Capacity for Resilience. In January, 2020, artist Olivia M. underwent surgical augmentation to halt a progressive spine disorder. Her recent work explores her experience of surgery and recovery, as well ... Read More

Gabby Lives Her Dream After Spinal Fusion Surgery by Dr. Lawrence Lenke

Posted on July 30, 2022

Dr. Lenke and the Och Spine team at NewYork-Presbyterian took care of me. Gabby R. grew up playing softball. In her words, "I was born to play softball." At age 14, back pain caused her to have a series of imaging. ... Read More

Stand Up to Scoliosis: An Adult Scoliosis Patient Education Event, Co-hosted by Dr. Lenke

NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine Hospital is hosting this free education session — This event is geared towards adult scoliosis patients and their families interested in learning more about spinal deformity treatment options. You will learn about the different surgical and non-surgical procedures ... Read More

Dr. Lenke Co-Chairs International Spinal Deformity Symposium

Posted on October 30, 2019

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 ... Read More

Standing Tall: One Teen’s Transformative Spine Surgery

Posted on July 19, 2019

Dr. Lenke performs vertebral column resection NEW YORK — Seattle native Solomiya D. suffered spinal cord infections as a baby, which caused her to develop severe scoliosis. As she got older, the scoliosis worsened, creating a large protruding bump on ... Read More

“World-Renowned Spinal Surgeon Saves And Changes Lives” —Notre Dame Article

Dr. Lawrence Lenke ’82 is a world-renowned spinal surgeon. He is often the last resort for patients from around the globe in need of his life-changing and, in some cases, life-saving abilities. But his interior decorating skills could use some work. Walk ... Read More