Dr. John Lonstein, MD

Dr. John Lonstein, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 76
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Dr. John Lonstein, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Saint Paul, MN and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences in 1964 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.

200 University Ave E

Saint Paul, MN 55101

Contact Information

(651) 290-8707

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

19  Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture

2  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • University Of The Witwatersrand, Faculty Of Health Sciences
    Medical School | Graduated 1964
  • Johannesburg Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Boston Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969
  • University Of Minnesota / Twin Cities Campus
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lonstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Afrikaans

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lonstein's Reviews

4.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lonstein to family and friends
6 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (6)

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Dr. Lonstein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

Dr. Lonstein performed a lumbar (L4-5) fusion and decompression for me twenty years ago. It was a difficult 6.5 hour surgery due to the extensive degeneration of my whole spine. I have experienced complete success and have not had any low back pain since the surgery. He changed my life and I...more
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Dr. Lonstein was my doctor from age 8-18, 1995-2005. He followed me every step of the way with my scoliosis. If he didn't like how my brace fit he made sure it was corrected. I had two surgeries which turned out great. Tough to go through but would not change a thing. I loved how passionate he was...more
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I was 15 when I had extensive spine surgery performed by Dr. Lonstein. We were told he was the best, which may very well be true. However the only options he presented were essentially: have the surgery and live forever with rods spanning from T1-L3 to fix the problem, wear a brace for upwards of...more
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