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Lawrence G. Lenke, MD

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Surgeon-in-Chief of the Och Spine Hospital at New York-Presbyterian/Allen

Professor of Orthopedic Surgery (in Neurological Surgery)

Chief of Spinal Surgery and Chief of Spinal Deformity Surgery

Co-Director of the Comprehensive Adult and Pediatric Spinal Surgery Fellowship

Columbia University Dept. of Orthopedic Surgery, New York, NY USA

 Internationally Recognized  Leading Expert on  Complex  Pediatric and Adult Spinal  Deformity Surgery


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flu-like symptoms. We also know it’s important to continue care with healthcare professionals and seek medical help when needed. We’re here for you, and that is why we strongly recommend using Telehealth (virtual visits) when seeking care.

Please feel free to contact our office to schedule your Telehealth appointment:



Phone: 212-932-5100


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Dr. Lenke is world-renowned for the surgical treatment of pediatric and adult patients with various forms of spinal deformity with expertise ranging from the more straight-forward to the most complex deformities seen. For his entire 28 year career, he has focused his efforts on optimizing the safe correction of various spinal deformities in the thousands of patients he has treated. Thus, he is a leading authority on such spinal deformities as scoliosis, kyphosis, kyphoscoliosis, flatback syndrome, high-grade spondylolisthesis, failed spinal deformity surgery needing revision surgery, and major coronal and sagittal malalignment and imbalance. In addition to his busy clinical practice, his prolific academic research has culminated in nearly 500 peer-review publications, over 900 academic society presentations, as well as presiding as chair of over 100 spinal surgery courses worldwide is unmatched by any deformity surgeon in the world.  Thus, his clinical and academic productivity has led to innovative and safe treatments both for his own patients as well as for many others globally.

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Visiting New York?

Here Are a Few Travel and Housing Options During Your Visit to NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine Hospital

Locations & Directions

 NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine Hospital

5141 Broadway (at W. 220th Street)

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By Subway

The # 1 train provides service to the 215th Street and 225th Street stations at Broadway. 

The A train provides express service form midtown Manhattan to 207th Street. At 207th Street, take the Bx - 7 bus to 219th Street and Broadway.

By Bus

City buses that serve The Allen Hospital include: Bx - 7, Bx - 20, and Liberty Lines Express. For additional bus and subway information, call the Transit Authority at (718) 330-1234.

By Metro North Rail

The Marbel Hill station is located directly across the river from the hospital. Walk the 220th Street bridge to access the hospital's main entrance.

The entrance to the NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine Hospital is on the west side of the street.

Housing Options

To ensure patients and their families can remain close during the patients hospital stay, we have compiled a range of accommodation options near our facilities. NewYork-Presbyterian (NYP) offers short-term facilities on campus as noted below with prices that are the same throughout the year. We also have special rates with the hotels and apartments listed here.

Note that prices do not reflect taxes unless otherwise indicated and can vary by season. If you would like to call these locations on your own, please mention NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital to obtain the negotiated rate and confirm your room will have the listed amenities.

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Thinking of Driving to Your Appointment?

From Upstate New York and New Jersey:

After crossing the George Washington Bridge, follow signs to the Henry Hudson Parkway (also called the West Side Highway), and follow to Exit 17- Dykeman St. Proceed to drive towards Broadway, make a slight left on Broadway and follow the road until you reach W.220th Street.

From Riverdale and Westchester via the Saw Mill River Parkway:

Exit the Henry Hudson Parkway on Dykeman Street, Proceed to drive towards Broadway,  while  following the road until you reach W. 220th Street.

From Westchester, Connecticut, or the East Side of Manhattan via the Major Deegan, Cross-Bronx Expressway, or Harlem River Drive approaching the George Washington Bridge:

Drive towards the Henry Hudson Parkway, stay to the left, and follow signs to Exit 17 - Dykeman St.

From the West Side of Manhattan:

Take the Henry Hudson Parkway to Exit 17- Dykeman St. Proceed to drive towards Broadway,  while  following the road until you reach W. 220th Street.

Ready to Catch a Ride from the Airport?

Here are a few options to consider when shopping around for your next drop off/pick up services:





Still having troubles figuring out the best way to travel around NYC? No Worries ! We suggest that you visit the NYC  Official Guide website to explore other travel options . While you're there please browse all of the options for city dinning, housing, attractions and much more.

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