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Michael G. Lawley, MD

Specializing in Pediatric Orthopaedics


Dr. Lawley specializes in pediatric orthopaedics and is a member of The Orthopaedic Center Pediatric Team. Dr. Lawley completed his pediatric orthopaedic residency at the University of Tennessee School of Medicine in Chattanooga Tennessee, followed by a fellowship at the Portland Shriners Hospital for Children in Portland, Oregon.

He graduated cum laude from Birmingham Southern College in Birmingham, Alabama before earning the Doctor of Medicine from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in Mobile, Alabama. Dr. Lawley’s interests and areas of expertise include sports injuries, fractures, growth plate injuries, scoliosis, cerebral palsy, spina bifida, clubfoot deformity, hip dysplasia, and limb length discrepancy.

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  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Madison County Medical Association
  • Medical Association of the State of Alabama

Areas of Expertise

  • Upper and lower extremity problems and deformities
  • Stabilization of Fractures
  • Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hip, Knee and Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Spinal Fusion – Scoliosis and Kyphosis
  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Meniscus Repair
  • MPFL Reconstructions
  • Drilling – Stabilization of Osteochondritis Dissecans (OCD) Lesions
  • Flatfoot Reconstruction
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Tarsal Coalitions – Accessory Navicular Excision
  • Ganglion Cyst Excision
  • Arthroscopic TFCC Repair
  • Reconstruction for Hip Dysplasia and Dislocations
  • Joint contractures resulting from Cerebral Palsy and Spina Bifida
  • Muscular Dystrophy
  • Down Syndrome
  • Marfan Syndrome
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome
  • Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease
  • Limb Lengthening
  • Growing Rods for Juvenile Scoliosis


Clinical Team

Dr. Michael G. Lawley


COVID-19  and our commitment to you

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