Dr. Lawrence Jenkins, MD

Dr. Lawrence Jenkins, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 61
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Dr. Lawrence Jenkins, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Laramie, WY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic spine surgery.

1909 Vista Dr

Laramie, WY 82070

Contact Information

(307) 745-8851

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Golden Rule
  • Government Employees Health Association (GEHA)
  • HealthPartners
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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Jenkins performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Spondylosis
high
more than 84% of peers
Lumbar Spine Fracture
normal
more than 75% of peers
Low Back Pain
normal
more than 72% of peers

Dr. Jenkins's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Jenkins "Premier Bone & Joint Centers is a center of excellence for orthopedic care, sports medicine, and physical therapy serving Wyoming and surrounding states. Our highly skilled physicians provide a comprehensive range of care covering virtually every orthopedic specialty."

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

46  Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

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21  Procedures

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Steroid Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wyoming.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

2 Board Actions
  • Other (5/17/2017)
    Action Taken: License Reinstatement without Restrictions
    Summary: Dr. Lawrence A. Jenkins; License # 5436A - As Dr. Jenkins had complied with and completed all of the requirements requested of him, the Board approved a stipulated motion for closure of this matter.
    State: Wyoming
  • Other (4/15/2016)
    Action Taken: Education
    Summary: Dr. Lawrence A. Jenkins; License # 5436A - Dr. Jenkins entered into a Consent Decree on April 15, 2016 wherein he must attend CME courses on Controlled Substance prescribing and medical ethics, must author an article on the Duragesic Fentanyl Transdermal System, pay costs and a fine
    State: Wyoming

Education

  • University Of California, Davis
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1979
  • University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1984
  • Los Angeles County/USC Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • Rancho Los Amigos/Los Angeles County Rehabilitation Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Vice Chief of Staff, Ivinson Memorial Hospital, 2011-prese
  • Board of Trustees, Wyoming Medical Society, 2008-prese
  • Director of Orthopedics/Volunteer, Downtown Clinic, 2009-prese
  • Clinical Faculty, Family Practice/Orthopedic Surgery - University of Wyoming, 1996-prese
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jenkins' Reviews

2.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jenkins to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (5)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (7)

Dr. Jenkins' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

I went to Dr. Jenkins with lower back pain, he performed surgery and when I went to another Doctor a few years later because of pain in my back I found out Dr. Jenkins performed the wrong surgery, and now I have to have another operation, not only that he lies about his patients restrictions, I was...more
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For 18 yrs i been having no luch finding a back specialist to help me with my lower back.a ciropractor named daniel pike figured out what the prob was.so i went to premier joint centers.worst place i went to.they did no exzam on me-just had me balance on my feet.the receptionist coulda told me if u...more
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