Dr. Michael Lawrence, MD

Dr. Michael Lawrence, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 66
Dr. Michael Lawrence, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Bellingham, WA and has been practicing for 38 years. He graduated from Oregon Health And Science University School Of Medicine in 1978 and specializes in neurosurgery.

710 Birchwood Ave Ste 101

Bellingham, WA 98225

Contact Information

(360) 676-0922

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Premera Blue Cross
  • Regence Blue Shield of Washington
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 97% of peers
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
more than 42% of peers
Herniated Disc Surgery
more than 41% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

24  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

7  Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Oregon Health And Science University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1978
  • Oregon Health And Science University
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1979
  • Emory Affil Hosps And Clins
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1980
  • Oregon Health And Science University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lawrence has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lawrence's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lawrence to family and friends
5 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (5)

  • 5
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  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lawrence's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes
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