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Lori Ann Karol, MD $$

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

Professor at UT Southwestern Medical Center

Languages Spoken:
UT Southwestern Pediatric Group

Education and Training

Medical School
University of Michigan Medical School (1985)
Wayne State University School of Medicine (1986), General Surgery
Wayne State University School of Medicine (1990), Orthopaedic Surgery
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children (1991), Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Board Certification
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Departments and Programs

  • Research Interests

    • Clubfoot gait analysis
    • Effect of treatment of scoliosis in very young children
    • Male idiopathic scoliosis
    • Pediatric amputee gait and function
    • Spinal motion measurement in scoliosis
  • Publications

    • The Effect of Amputation Level on Energy Expenditure During Over-Ground Walking in Pediatric Amputees, K. Jeans, L. Karol, R. Browne Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 2011 93-A 49-56
    • Gait Analysis After Nonoperative Treatment for Clubfeet: Follow-Up at Age Five, L. Karol, K. Jeans, R. ElHawary Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research 2009 467: 5 1206-1213
    • Pulmonary Function Following Early Thoracic Fusion in Non-Neuromuscular Scoliosis, L. Karol, C. Johnston, K. Mladenov, P. Schochet, P. Walters, R. Browne Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 2008 90-A: 6 1272-81
    • Familial Osteofibrous Dysplasia, L. Karol, D. Brown, C. Wise, M. Waldron Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery 2005 87-A:10 2297-2307
    • Results of Medial Open Reduction of the Hip in Infants with Developmental Dislocation of the Hip, D. Konigsberg, L. Karol, S. Colby, S. O?Brien Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics 2003 23:1 1-9
  • Professional Activities

    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society: ASAMI-NA
    • North American Society for Gait and Clinical Movement Analysis
    • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America - Chairperson of Communications Counsel
    • Scoliosis Research Society
  • Awards and Honors

    • AOA-Zimmer Resident Research Award - American Orthopaedic Association (1990)

Where I Provide Care