Dr. Edmund Lawrence Jr, MD

Dr. Edmund Lawrence Jr, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
Dr. Edmund Lawrence Jr, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Maumee, OH and has been practicing for 43 years. He graduated from Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

5705 Monclova Rd Ste 204

Maumee, OH 43537

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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • CareSource
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Frontpath Health Coalition
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Top Care Areas

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Herniated Disc
more than 84% of peers
Spine Disorders
more than 77% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
more than 76% of peers

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Dr. Lawrence Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lawrence Jr "Dr. Lawrence has 40 years of experience in the diagnosis and treatment of surgical diseases of the nervous system. He received his medical degree and residency in neurology through Vanderbilt University College of medicine, Nashville, Tennessee. He completed his neurosurgery residency with a spinal trauma fellowship at Wesley memorial and Passavant Hospitals in Chicago, IL., and a neurosurgery residency at Northwestern University School of Medicine, also in Chicago."

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

32  Conditions Treated

  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
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10  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1972
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1973
  • Northwestern Center Feinberg School of Medicine
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1978
  • Vanderbilt University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1974
  • University Ill/Northwestern University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lawrence Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lawrence Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lawrence Jr to family and friends
24 total reviews (9 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (24)

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Dr. Lawrence Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (9)

I had a cervical laminectomy with a titanium implant in 2003 and a lumbar laminectomy with cage and screw implants in 2015. In both instances I went in with pain and came out almost immediately pain free. Dr. Lawrence is straightforward, and his bedside manner can be most unusual. But to have a...more
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After 3 wasted years and 2 expensive unnecessary test with other "dr" I saw Dr. Lawrence. He showed exactly what was causing my pain on MRI and explained what he would do. Surgery scheduled 2 weeks later. Removed stenosis and found large herniated disc to be removed. Overnight in hospital. Been 4...more
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DR Lawrence is a wonderful surgeon. Yes he's is a little arrogant and rough around the edges. But as far as his skills as a surgeon he is top notch,has done two of my back surgeries and did a fantastic job both times.
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He did an amazing job on my surgery. Immediate Relief! So thankful
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I had L5S1 laminectomy/microdiscectomy surgery on April 14th 2017. Prior to having the surgery I was dealing with chronic back/leg pain for almost 16 years. I woke up from surgery and all of my chronic symptoms were virtually gone. I only had minor surgical pain and didn't require pain...more
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