Dr. Penny Lawin, MD

Dr. Penny Lawin, MD

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Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery  ·  
Female  ·  
53 y/o
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Dr. Penny Lawin, MD is an orthopedic foot & ankle surgery specialist in Jackson, MS and has been practicing for 19 years. She specializes in orthopedic foot & ankle surgery, sports medicine, and more.Read her story

MS Sports Medicine

1325 E Fortification St

Jackson, MS 39202
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Insurance Accepted

  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Mississippi Health Partners
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • Veteran Administration Plan
  • Worker's Compensation

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Top Care Areas

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

Ankle Fracture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
very high
more than 99% of peers
Ankle Sprains and Strains
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Dr. Lawin's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lawin "Dr. Penny Lawin is originally from Apple Valley, Minnesota. After receiving a Bachelor of Science Degree in Bioengineering from the University of Illinois, Dr. Lawin entered medical school at Rush Medical College in Chicago and received the Doctor of Medicine degree in 1993. Dr. Lawin's professional training in Orthopaedic surgery includes a one-year general surgery internship at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center. She completed her Orthopaedic surgery residency in 1998 at Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center. Dr. Lawin completed a fellowship (extra specialty training) in foot and ankle surgery at Duke University Medical Center in Durham, North Carolina. Dr. Lawin is Board Certified in the specialty of Orthopaedic surgery with a special interest in foot and ankle surgery and she also holds an American Board of Orthopaedic Sugery Subspeciality Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lawin "Caring with compassion by providing specialized orthopaedic healthcare from diagnosis to recovery"

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Foot & Ankle Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

3  Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

93  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
  • Ankle Disorders
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot and Ankle Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Heel Spur
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Sever's Disease
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stress Fracture of Foot
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger
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31  Procedures

  • Achilles Tendon Reconstruction
  • Achilles Tendon Rupture Repair
  • Achilles Tenotomy
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Replacement
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Excision of Tarsal or Metatarsal
  • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
  • Foot and Ankle DislocationTreatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Fracture Care
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Surgery
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Neuroplasty
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Mississippi.

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 Illinois
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1987
  • Rush Medical College Of Rush University
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Rush Presbyterian St Lukes Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Rush Presbyterian St Lukes Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Duke University Med Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lawin has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lawin's Reviews

3.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lawin to family and friends
39 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (39)

  • 5
    (25)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (13)

Dr. Lawin's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

The WORST bedside manner from any physician I have ever been in contact with. Would not recommend her to anyone. Switched to Capitol Orthopedics. Never regretted the decision to change.
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I saw Dr. Lawin for plantar fasciitis. At first, I didn't follow her regiment and she read me the riot act. After following her treatment plan I got better quickly. I then took both my daughters to see her. They followed her instructions, sitting out on sports activities due to a broken foot...more
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Like most people I log into review sites when I'm angry; however, this review is LONG overdue. Dr. Lawin is an amazing doctor. I've had foot problems for-ever and a friend recommend Dr. Lawin and I decided to see her. She offered two options non surgical and surgical. I chose non surgical. It...more
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Our experience with Dr Lawin was a nightmare. She will see u the first time before surgery since she wants your business and after surgery she vanishes in thin air. She does not even see the patients parents to update on the surgery as to how it went. She will not tell even is something went wrong...more
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Beware that if you go into Urgent Care at MS Sports Medicine and choose Dr. Lawin for your care, you will be assigned to her physician's assistant. Also, once you begin with the physician's assistant, they will not allow you to see Dr. Lawin. She is down in name only and doesn't see the patient....more
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