Jeffrey N Lawton

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Jeffrey N Lawton
Clinical Professor
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    Dr. Lawton joined the faculty in 2010 as Chief of the Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery service. A graduate of U-M’s undergraduate and medical schools, Dr. Lawton completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Northwestern University in Chicago and his fellowship at the Raymond Curtis National Center for Treatment of the Hand and Upper Extremity at Union Memorial Hospital in Baltimore. He went on to serve as Chief of the Combined Orthopaedic/Plastic Hand Surgery Service and Director of Orthopaedic Surgery Medical Student Clerkships in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Kentucky. Most recently, he practiced hand and upper extremity surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. Dr. Lawton was elected to membership in the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society and has received a number of teaching awards. He was selected to AO North America Hand Faculty and the AO Hand Education Committee. His interests include congenital/pediatric hand, trauma/post-traumatic reconstruction and elbow trauma and degenerative conditions in addition to the full spectrum of hand and upper-extremity problems.

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    • Journal Article
      Utilization, Complications, and Costs of Inpatient versus Outpatient Total Elbow Arthroplasty.
      Baxter NB, Davis ES, Chen J-S, Lawton JN, Chung KC. Hand (N Y), 2023 May; 18 (3): 509 - 515. DOI:10.1177/15589447211030693
      PMID: 34293938
    • Journal Article
      Soluble CD13 induces inflammatory arthritis by activating the bradykinin receptor B1.
      Tsou P-S, Lu C, Gurrea-Rubio M, Muraoka S, Campbell PL, Wu Q, Model EN, Lind ME, Vichaikul S, Mattichak MN, Brodie WD, Hervoso JL, Ory S, Amarista CI, Pervez R, Junginger L, Ali M, Hodish G, O'Mara MM, Ruth JH, Robida AM, Alt AJ, Zhang C, Urquhart AG, Lawton JN, Chung KC, Maerz T, Saunders TL, Groppi VE, Fox DA, Amin MA. J Clin Invest, 2022 Jun 1; 132 (11): DOI:10.1172/JCI151827
      PMID: 35439173
    • Presentation
      Management of Sub-Acute and Chronic Perilunate Injuries as part of AO Trauma North America Webinar: Perilunate Dislocations
      2022 Mar 1;
    • Presentation
      Master Class Series: Upper Extremity Flaps, Moderator
      2022 Feb 1;
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      1,2 ICSRA Graft for Small Proximal Pole Scaphoid Nonunions. ICL 106 Scaphoid Nonunions-Bringing Scaphoids Back to Life.
      2022 Jan 1;
    • Presentation
      Radius-of-Curvature Analysis of Osteochondral Autologous Transplantation in Pediatric Osteochondritis Dissecans Lesions of the Capitellum. Paper HS90.
      2022 Jan 1;
    • Presentation
      Transition: ASC to Procedure Room Cases. Concurrent Panel I: Coming Soon to a Hospital Near You: Changes in Finance and Government.
      2022 Jan 1;
    • Presentation
      Master Class Series: Hemi-Hamate Replacement Arthroplasty, Moderator
      2021 Dec 1;