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Dr. Lawrence Dorr, MD
Surgical Specialist, Orthopaedic Surgeon
44 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (13)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Lawrence Dorr is Excellent. Dr. Dorr has been reviewed by 27 patients who have provided 13 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.2
Courteous Staff 4.7
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.7
Spends Time with Me 4.7
Follows Up After Visit 5.0

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.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Bone Transplantation
Hip Replacement Arthroplasty
Knee Replacement Arthroplasty
Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures
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 - 2015)
Patients' Choice Award (2011 - 2014)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011 - 2014)


Dr. Dorr has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Huntington Hospital 
  • Centinela Hospital Medical Center 


  • Spanish
  • English

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Additional Information
Dr. Lawrence D Dorr MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 44 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. Lawrence D. Dorr practice?
Dr. Lawrence Dorr has 2 office locations.
Dr. Lawrence Dorr practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Los Angeles, CA.
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