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Dr. Lavelle's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Lavelle " Dr. John Lavelle, a graduate of the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, completed his extensive training during an internship at St. Vincent Hospital at Worcester Medical Center, and his residency at Boston University Medical Center where he served as chief resident. Dr. Lavelle completed his fellowship in Spine and Musculoskeletal Physiatry at New England Baptist Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts, with a focus on conservative spine management and interventional spine procedures. Dr. Lavelle is board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, member of the American Osteopathic Association, and the American Osteopathic College of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, where he served as national resident council president during his final year of residency and currently is on the board of trustees. Dr. Lavelle looks forward to time spent on his farm with his wife, a urologist, and their three children; he also enjoys playing sports such as baseball and hockey. Tennessee Orthopaedic Clinics offers nine locations to better serve you in Knoxville, Oak Ridge, Lenoir City, Crossville, and Sevierville in East Tennessee. "
This content was provided by Dr. Lavelle "As a Spine Physician, Dr Lavelle utilizes a science-based approach focusing on nervous system adaptation to reduce spinal pain and disability therefore restoring function and improving patient's quality of life. This conservative approach includes a detailed physical exam and imaging to determine the specific cause of the symptoms, exercise prescriptions to allow the patient to resume activities, use of spinal injections as needed, as well as patient-specific education on their spinal condition."
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation*
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pelvic Pain
Degenerative Disc Disease
Difficulty With Walking
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Pathological Spine Fracture
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Rotator Cuff Tear
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Upper Back Pain
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Steroid Injections
Facet Joint Injection
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Peripheral Nerve Block
Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
Sacroiliac Joint Injection
Spinal Nerve Block
0 Malpractice Claims
No malpractice history found for Tennessee.
No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
0 Board Actions
No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
College of the Holy Cross
Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
Midwestern University/Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 2008
St Vincent Hosp Worcester Med Ctr
Internship Hospital | Completed 2009
Boston University Med Ctr
Residency Hospital | Completed 2012
New England Baptist Hospital
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2013
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications
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Memberships & Professional Affiliations
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