Dr. Lawrence Jenkins, MD

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Dr. Lawrence Jenkins, MD
Dr. Lawrence Jenkins, MD is an orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Laramie, WY. He is 60 years old and has been practicing for 34 years. Dr. Jenkins is affiliated with Mountain View Regional Hospital and Ivinson Memorial Hospital.

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Dr. Jenkins' Care Philosophy

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.

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Dr. Jenkins' Reviews

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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)
Rock Springs, WY |
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 trying to get back into the workforce and needed help, went to DVR, they asked him for a report and he told them I had no restrictions and was 100% okay, so they wouldn't help me, i am now on S.S.D.
in Casper, WY 82604 |
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 smoke they wont help u.i did not want there pain meds just to b fixed.i got my records back and dr.jenkns made it sound like i specificaly went and asked pain meds.i dont recomend goin to dr.jenkins.
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Dr. Jenkins' Care Philosophy

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.

Dr. Jenkins' experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Wyoming not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  Board actions found

Awards & Recognition

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    Malpractice Claims not available

    Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Wyoming.

    What is medical malpractice
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    Sanctions

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

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  • 2
    Board Actions

    Dr. Jenkins has 2 board actions

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    • 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
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  • Orthopedic Surgery

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
  • Fracture
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of California, Los Angeles, School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Los Angeles County/Usc Medical Center

    Completed in 1984

  • Residency Hospital
    Los Angeles County/Usc Medical Center

    Completed in 1988

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Rancho Los Amigos/Los Angeles County Rehabilitation Center

    Completed in 1988

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of California, Davis

    Graduated in 1979

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Fracture Care
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • 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