Dr. Lawrence I Karlin MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Lawrence Karlin is an orthopedic surgeon in Boston, Massachusetts. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Boston Children's Hospital. He received his medical degree from Tufts University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 43 years. He is one of 53 doctors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and one of 49 at Boston Children's Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Tufts Medical Center
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1976 - 1979

Case Western Reserve University/University Hospitals Case Medical Center
Residency, General Surgery, 1971 - 1973

Tufts University School of Medicine
Class of 1971

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Surgery
Certified in Surgery

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

Gain in spinal height from surgical correction of idiopathic scoliosis.
Spencer, H. T.,Gold, M. E.,Karlin, L. I.,Hedequist, D. J.,Hresko, M. T.

A Quality Improvement Program to Reduce Unnecessary Referrals for Adolescent Scoliosis.
Vernacchio, L.,Trudell, E. K.,Hresko, M. T.,Karlin, L. I.,Risko, W.

Intraoperative anaphylaxis to gelatin in topical hemostatic agents during anterior spinal fusion: a case report.
Spencer, H. T., Hsu, J. T., McDonald, D. R., Karlin, L. I.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Massachusetts Blue Care Elect PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Tufts Health Plan PPO
  • UniCare PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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