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About Dr. Laura M Lemke

Dr. Laura M Lemke, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Chicago, IL. She has 22 years of experience. Her specialties include Pediatric Surgery and Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. Lemke is affiliated with Presence St Joseph Hospital. She speaks English.

Rating Overview

16 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Laura M Lemke is Great. Dr. Laura M Lemke has been rated by 16 patients. From those 16 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Laura M Lemke is 3.9 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Childrens Hospital of Chicago

225 E Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
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Dr. Laura M Lemke has the following 2 specialties

  • Pediatric Surgery

    A pediatric surgeon is a qualified surgeon who has additional training in performing surgery on young patients, including fetuses (neonatal or fetal surgery), infants, children, adolescents and teenagers.
    Because pediatric patients are still growing and developing, they are often more difficult to operate on than adults. These patients have smaller bodies and smaller organs requiring even more of a precise and measured approach by a surgeon.
    Some of the conditions that may require the care of a pediatric surgeon are congenital malformations, such as cleft lip and palate, abdominal wall defects, like hernias, deformities of the chest wall, childhood tumors, like neuroblastomas and separation of conjoined twins.

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Expertise

    14 Expertise

  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Surgery
  • Joint Replacement
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Laminectomy
  • Sports Medicine
  • Knee Surgery
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Joint Pain/Swelling
  • Arthroscopy
  • Bone Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Scoliosis

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I hope no child grows up not trusting adults. She says the braces are coming off forever and then the braces come back on and not just once telling the child the braces are done. Why not try something else, like PT, OT, surgery and stop telling the child no more braces and then turns around and uses them again. How uncomfortable is that for a child in school to have braces started up again.

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Dr Lemke is amazing! She is intelligent yet down to earth and talks to the children as well as to the parents my daughters have all really enjoyed her. She has accurately diagnosed all of my children. And has saved 2 of them from having unnecessary surgeries that other doctors were insisting on. I highly recommend Dr Lemke!

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The only thing about Dr. Lemke is she says wonderful things to the child and then does the opposite. The child is still in braces after a whole year of wishful thinking that they would be removed early, Now a year later they are still wearing the braces.

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I would like to see Dr. Lemke see her patients in a more timely fashion. I wonder if the braces would have come off earlier or the time to come off more timely, had she seen her patient sooner. The braces are still on and well over the time they were to come off.

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Bedside Manner

I am not sure Dr Laura Lemke has the best bedside manner. The reason I say this is because she says one thing and does the complete opposite. Without going into deep details, she tells patients and family one thing and does a complete turn around. I know things happen and change, but I wonder if the bedside manner is pacifying the patient and family at the time of a visit which is not the best thing for anyone. I, personally, would not trust what she says anymore. I hope the braces come off this time around, but I am not counting on it.

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  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Lemke is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    22 Years Experience

  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1996

  • Southern Illinois University School Of Medicine


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Laura M Lemke accepts the following insurance providers.

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Locations & Directions

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Childrens Hospital of Chicago, 225 E Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL
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