Dr. Lawrence K Lief, DO

Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Family Medicine
North Olmsted, OH 44070 (1 other location)
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About Dr. Lawrence K Lief DO

Dr. Lawrence K Lief, DO is a doctor primarily located in North Olmsted, OH, with another office in Westlake, OH. He has 56 years of experience. His specialties include Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine, Family Medicine.


Dr. Lawrence K Lief has 2 locations

University Hospitals Westshore Primary Care 26127 Lorain Rd Ste 300 North Olmsted, OH 44070
University Hospitals Westshore Primary Care 26908 Detroit Rd Ste 201 Westlake, OH 44145


Dr. Lawrence K Lief has the following 2 SPECIALTIES

An osteopath is a physician who is trained in the philosophy of osteopathic medicine. These doctors have a D.O. degree which stands for Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, as opposed to M.D. for Medical Doctor.Osteopathic medicine differs from conventional medicine, which is sometimes referred to as allopathic medicine, in that they incorporate a type of manual therapy called Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine (OMM) into their treatment in which they manipulate the spine in order to relieve pain when other methods have not been successful. This is reflective of the philosophical difference between the two types of physicians; osteopaths are trained to treat the body as a whole in the belief that the body is structured with the ability to heal itself while medical doctors treat specific illnesses or symptoms.Overall, osteopaths and medical doctors in the US are both equally qualified to treat patients and they work in the same settings and provide the same treatments.


56 Years Experience

Midwestern University-Chicago College Of Osteopathic Medicine

Graduated in 1965

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More about Dr. Lawrence K Lief

Lawrence K Lief, DO, is a graduate of Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Lief completed his Internship at Brentwood Hospital and is Board Certified in Family Practice. He also has staff privileges at St. John Medical Center. Dr. Lief's special interest is in Family Practice including osteopathic manipulation therapy. His extracurricular activities include jogging and biking.

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