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Lauren Krystine Kahl, M.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics



  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Departments / Divisions



  • MD; Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University (2012)


  • Pediatrics; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2015)


  • Pediatrics; Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (2019)

Research & Publications

Selected Publications

Kahl L, Parvizi J, Viscusi ER, Hozack WJ, Sharkey PF, Rothman RH. Lessons learned with extended-releas epidural morphine after total hip arthroplasty. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research. 2010; 468(4):1082-7. Epub 2009 Dec 12

Post ZD, Restrepo C, Kahl LK, van de Leur T, Purtill JJ, Hozack WJ. A prospective evaluation of 2 different pain management protocols for total hip arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2010; 25(3):410-5. Epub 2010 Feb 9

Zmistowski B, Restrepo C, Kahl LK, Parvizi J, Sharkey PF. Incidence and reasons for nonrevision reoperation after total knee arthroplasty. Clinical Orthopedics and Related Research. 2011; 469(1):138-45

Kahl LK, Stevens MW, Gielen AC, McDonald EM, Ryan L. Characteristics of opioid prescriptions for discharged pediatric emergency department patients with acute injuries. J Investig Med. 2019

Activities & Honors


  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Academic Pediatric Association

Patient Ratings & Comments

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