Dr. Ronald Lehman Jr, MD

Dr. Ronald Lehman Jr, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
46 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Ronald Lehman Jr, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 10 years. He specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

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51 W 51st St Ste 370

New York, NY 10019
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 96% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Lehman Jr's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Lehman Jr "Dr. Ronald A. Lehman, Jr. is a nationally recognized expert in the treatment of adult and pediatric spine conditions. He specializes in cervical spine, cervical disc arthroplasty/replacement, myelopathy and radiculopathy, as well as pediatric and adult spinal deformities including scoliosis, kyphosis, revision spinal surgeries and minimally invasive (MIS) applications for deformity surgery. Dr. Lehman also focuses on Minimally Invasive Spine surgery (MIS) of the cervical and lumbar spine, and spinal tumors/cancer of the cervical, thoracic and lumbar spine"

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Lehman Jr "We are committed to delivering the best care and an exceptional patient experience. We are devoted to providing services that are patient-centered and compassionate, and care for you as a person. "

2  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

51  Conditions Treated

  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Broken Neck
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complex Spine Disorders
  • Congenital Spine Disorders
  • Craniocervical Disorders
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lordosis
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Muscular Dystrophy (MD)
  • Neck Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Spinal Disorders
  • Pediatric Spine Deformities
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Torticollis


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26  Procedures

  • Arthroscopic Spine Surgery
  • Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Disc Replacement
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Lumbar Disc Replacement
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neuroplasty
  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Pediatric Spine Surgery
  • Posterior Lumbar Fusion With Robotic Assistance
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Surgery
  • Total Disc Replacement

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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.


  • United States Military Academy
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
  • Walter Reed Army Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2005
  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2008

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lehman Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center

is a Healthgrades Top-Rated Hospital

Hospital Quality

2018 Five Star Recipient for Total Knee Replacement

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Dr. Lehman Jr's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lehman Jr to family and friends
86 total reviews (64 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (86)

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  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lehman Jr's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (64)

I met with Dr. Lehman after suffering from pain, numbness and gradual loss of strength in my left arm as a result of a cervical herniation and osteophytes. I had previously tried various methods (epidurals, P/T, acupuncture) and had made certain life- and work-style changes to try to accommodate...more
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Dr. Lehman is a life saver! I was crooked and it looked like I had scoliosis. I couldn't walk and was in a lot of pain. Not even two weeks after the surgery I was straight and could walk an unlimited amount of time. I wouldn't go to anyone else!
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I am a physician who went to a number of surgeons for consultation and chose Dr Lehman because of his excellent bedside manner and technical skills. He spent a long time with me and my spouse and always asked for my input and clarified any questions I had. The procedure was very difficult and Dr...more
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Went to see Dr Lehman for leg pain I had for close to one year. After interviewing three surgeons it was an easy choice. Six week post surgery no leg pain. The entire organization is great. Experienced a low fever when I got home. Received a call back from a member of Dr Lehman's team within one...more
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I came in to see Dr Lehman with excruciating back pain. After surgery the pain was immediately gone. My family said I had not smiled in 6 months! I can't thank Dr Lehman enough. I have confidence in his assessment and recommendation. While I hope I never have another issue with my back, if I do I...more
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