Dr. Mark A. Lorenz, MD

Dr. Mark A. Lorenz, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery | Male | 66 years old

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As part of the Hinsdale Orthopaedics team since 1992, Dr. Lorenz believes that the best outcomes are achieved when scientific evidence and clinical experience are combined with patient values.Read more

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Aside from his clinical practice, Dr. Lorenz is an active researcher and educator, and has published numerous scientific articles in...Read more

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Dr. Lorenz says...

Aside from his clinical practice, Dr. Lorenz is an active researcher and educator, and has published numerous scientific articles in professional journals and orthopaedic textbooks. Several of his peer reviewed research studies have received national and international awards. He is a Clinical Associate Professor at Loyola University Medical Center, a consultant for the Edward Hines, Jr. Veterans Administration Hospital, and served as an Associate Clinical Director for the Applied Biomechanics and Kinesiology Laboratory at the Veterans Rehabilitation Research and Development Center. He also contributes to The Spine Journal as an Editorial Reviewer.

Dr. Lorenz's Care Philosophy

As part of the Hinsdale Orthopaedics team since 1992, Dr. Lorenz believes that the best outcomes are achieved when scientific evidence and clinical experience are combined with patient values.

Dr. Lorenz says...

Dr. Lorenz has a national reputation for excellence in treating patients who suffer from back and spine disorders. For over 25 years, he has treated thousands of patients for low back injuries, spinal fractures, spinal deformity, spine tumors, and spinal nerve problems. In addition, Dr. Lorenz has long time interest and experience in treating work injuries resulting in low back disorders and back pain.

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Why It Matters: Dr. Lorenz's Board Certifications

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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Back Pain
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Vienna

    Graduated in 1976

  • Internship Hospital
    Gersthof Vienna

    Completed in 1977

  • Residency Hospital
    Cook County Hospital

    Completed in 1981

    Loyola University Medical Center

    Completed in 1982

  • Fellowship Hospital
    University Of Toronto / Faculty Of Medicine

    Completed in 1982

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Low Back Procedure
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neck Pain Procedure
  • Neck Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spine and Back Procedures

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