Laura Lewallen, M.D., is an orthopaedic specialist seeing patients in the Baltimore area. She specializes in pediatric upper extremity surgery, including congenital and traumatic conditions.
Dr. Lewallen is an assistant professor at the Johns Hopkins Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. She completed her orthopaedic surgery residency at the Mayo Clinic, and then went on to complete her hand fellowship at Johns Hopkins. Most recently, she completed an additional year of subspecialty training in pediatric upper extremity surgery at the Shriner’s Hospital for Children in Sacramento and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas.
Dr. Lewallen is passionate about caring for children. She has volunteered her medical skills and knowledge as part of Operation Walk, Operation Smile, and other charitable initiatives in the U.S. and Central America.
Her clinical and academic interests include: pediatric forearm and elbow fractures, post-traumatic conditions, cerebral palsy, arthrogryposis, limb deficiency, osteogenesis imperfecta, and multiple hereditary exostoses. She has authored numerous research publications and book chapters.
Dr. Lewallen is dedicated to resident and medical student education and mentorship.