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Lets Get to Know the Surgeon Outside of the Operating Room

Awards, Honors & Recognitions

Recent Peer Reviewed Publications 

  1. Sielatycki JA, Lehman RA, Lenke LG, MD3, Makhni MC. A Novel MRI-based Classification of Spinal Cord Shape and CSF Presence at the Curve Apex to Assess Risk of Intraoperative Neuromonitoring Data Loss with Thoracic Spinal Deformity Correction. Spine Deform [Epub ahead of print]

  2. Menger R,  Lin J, Cerpa M, , Lenke LG. Epidural Hematoma Due to Gardner-Wells Tongs Placement During Pediatric Spinal Deformity Surgery. Spine Deform [Epub ahead of print]

  3. Pham M, Cerpa M, Makhni M, Sielatycki JA,Messer Z,Lenke LG. Neurologic Deficit during Halo-Gravity Traction in the Treatment of Severe Thoracic Kyphoscoliotic Neurospine [Epub ahead of print]

  4. Shen J, Parent S, Wu J, Aubin C, Thiong J, Kadoury S, Newton P, Lenke LG , Lafage V, Barchi S, Labelle H, Harms Study Group. Towards a new 3D classification for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis. Spine Deform[Epub ahead of print] 

  5. Eisler LD, Lenke LG, Sun LS, Li G, Kim M. Do Antifibrinolytic Agents Reduce the Risk of Blood Transfusion in Children Undergoing Spinal Fusion? A Propensity Score-Matched Comparison Using a National Database. Spine [Epub ahead of print]

  6. Newton PO, Ohashi M, Bastrom TP, Bartley CE, Yaszay B, Marks M, Betz R, Lenke LG, Clements D. Prospective 10-year follow-up assessment of spinal fusions for thoracic AIS: Radiographic and clinical outcomes. Spine Deform. 2020 Jan;8(1):57-66

  7. Takata Y, Lenke LG, Side B. Posterior Vertebral Column Resection For Rigid Proximal Thoracic Kyphoscoliosis With Broken Growing Rods In A Patient With Desbuquois Dysplasia. Spine Deform 2020 Jan;8(1):135-138

  8. Li, X.J., Lenke, L.G., Jin, L. et al. Surgeon-specific risk stratification model for early complications after complex adult spinal deformity surgery. Spine Deform 2020 Feb;8(1):97-104.

  9. Shimizu T, Lenke LG, Cerpa M, Lehman RA Jr, Pongmanee S, Sielatycki JA. Preoperative halo-gravity traction for treatment of severe adult kyphosis and scoliosis. Spine Deform. 2020 Feb;8(1):85-95

  10. Lonner BS, Haber L, Toombs C, Parent S, Shah SA, Lenke LG, Sucato D, Clements D, Newton PO. Is Anterior Release Obsolete or Does it Play a Role in Contemporary Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis Surgery? A Matched Pair Analysis. J Pediatr Orthop Mar 2020;40(3):e161-e165

Dr. Lenke's Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Lenke’s prolific academic career includes authorship in 500 published peer-reviewed manuscripts, editing five textbooks on Spinal Surgery, author of more than 125 textbook chapters, chairing over 100 Spinal Surgery conferences and globally invited as a Visiting Professor more than 100 times in the past 28 years.


We encourage you to familiarize yourself with Dr. Lenke’s impeccable career accomplishments by viewing  his Curriculum Vitae here.

Super Doctors identifies top doctors as selected by their peers and the independent research of MSP Communications The selection process for Super Doctors is a rigorous multi-step process designed to identify healthcare providers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievement.

Dr. Lenke has been published in:

New York Super Doctors 2020
New York Super Doctors 2019
New York Super Doctors 2018
New York Super Doctors 2017
New York Super Doctors 2016

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