Dr. Lawrence Dorr, MD
Dr. Lawrence Douglas Dorr MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 43 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery, Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery, and Surgery.
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

3.5
  • Currently 3.5 of 4 stars
(13)
Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lawrence Dorr is Excellent. Dr. Dorr has been reviewed by 13 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 4 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
  • Currently 3.6666666666667 of 4 stars
Promptness 3.0
  • Currently 3 of 4 stars
Courteous Staff 3.6
  • Currently 3.5714285714286 of 4 stars
Accurate Diagnosis 3.6
  • Currently 3.5714285714286 of 4 stars
Bedside Manner 3.6
  • Currently 3.5714285714286 of 4 stars
Spends Time with Me 3.6
  • Currently 3.5714285714286 of 4 stars
Follows Up After Visit 4.0
  • Currently 4 of 4 stars

Specialties & Research

Dr. Lawrence Dorr, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 23 areas:
  • Arthritis
  • Bone Transplantation
  • Broken Bones (Bone Fractures)
  • Congenital Hip Dysplasia
  • Femoral Fractures
  • Femoral Neck Fractures
  • Hip Dislocation
  • Hip Fractures
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Hip Surgery (Hip Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Internal Fracture Fixation
  • Joint Diseases
  • Joint Instability
  • Joint Surgery (Arthroplasty)
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Osteotomy
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Education & Awards

Dr. Dorr graduated from University of Iowa, Iowa City. He has 11 awards.

Awards  
One of America's Leading Experts on:
Bone Transplantation
Hip Replacement Arthroplasty
Knee Replacement Arthroplasty
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
Osteoarthritis
The Humanitarian Award from the Iowa Orthopaedic Society, Des Moines, Iowa, April 2007
Best Doctors in Los Angeles, 2009-2012
Best Doctors in America, 2004-2012
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2002 - 2008, 2010 - 2014)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2013)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2013)

Affiliations

Dr. Dorr has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Huntington Hospital 
  • Centinela Hospital Medical Center 

Accepted Insurance Plans

Dr. Dorr accepts these health insurances in at least one office:

  • Aetna - 3 plans
  • United Healthcare - 16 plans
  • Unicare - 2 plans
  • ODS Health Plans - 1 plan
  • Anthem Blue Cross - 2 plans
  • Blue Shield of California - 77 plans
  • Cigna - 2 plans

Languages

  • Spanish


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Additional Information
Where does Dr. Lawrence D. Dorr practice?
Dr. Lawrence Dorr practices Orthopaedic Surgery, Adult Reconstructive Orthopaedic Surgery, and Surgery near Los Angeles, CA.
Additional practice locations include: Marina Del Rey, CA.
See Los Angeles Orthopedic Surgeons and Los Angeles Surgeons.