Lori A. Karol, MD

Contact Information

  • Name: Lori A. Karol
  • Degree: MD
  • Title / Position: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon
  • Place of Employment / Office Name: Texas Scottish Rite Hospital
  • Street Address: 2222 Welborn Street
  • City: Dallas
  • State/Province: Texas
  • Zip/Postal code: 75219
  • Country: United States
  • Office phone number: 214.559.7559
  • Office fax number: 214.559.7447
  • Medical or Surgical Specialty: Pediatric Orthopaedics

Professional Education and Memberships

  • Medical School: University of Michigan
  • Residency: Wayne State University School of Medicine,
  • Fellowship training:

    Texas Scottish Rite Hospital

  • Certifications:

    American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

    National Board of Medical Examiners

  • Society Memberships (list up to four only):
    • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
    • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • Scoliosis Research Society
    • International Pediatric Orthopaedic Think Tank
  • Academic contributions for DDH research or education including publications:
    • R. Loder, L. Karol, S. Johnson: “Influence of Pelvic Osteotomy on Birth Canal Size”. Archives of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery. Vol. 112:5, 210-214, 1993.
    • E. Gerscovich, A. Greenspan, M. Cronan, L. Karol, J. McGahan: “3-D Sonographic Evaluation of Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip (DDH) — Preliminary Findings”. Radiology. Vol. 190: 407 – 410, 1994.
    • L. Karol. “Rotational Deformities of the Lower Extremities.” Current Opinion in Pediatrics. Vol. 9:1,77-80, 1997
    • L. Karol, D. Konigsberg. “Reduction par voie interne, a ciel ouvert de la maladie luxante.” La Maladie Luxante de la Hanche de L’enfant et de L’adolescent. A Dimeglio, ed. pp198-206, 2000.
    • L. Karol. “Etude de la marche chez les adolescents porteurs de dysplasie de hanche. La Maladie Luxante de la Hanche de L’enfant et de L’adolescent. A Dimeglio, ed. pp. 293-299, 2000.
    • L. Karol, S. Halliday, P. Gourineni. “Gait and Function after Intraarticular Hip Arthrodesis During Adolescence”. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery. Vol.82-A: 4; 561-569, 2000.
    • D. Konigsberg, L. Karol, S. Colby, S. O’Brien. “Results of Medial Open Reduction of the Hip in Infants with Developmental Dislocation of the Hip.” Journal of Pediatric Orthopaedics. Vol. 23:1: 1-9, 2003.
    • in press D. Olszewski, L. Karol. “The Medial Ludloff Open Reduction in DDH Before the Age of Walking.” Operative Techniques in Orthopaedics.
    • L. Karol, J. Martus. “Medial Open Reduction of the Hip.” Operative Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery. S. Weisel, ed. Lippincott, Williams and Wilcott. Pp. 1502-1507, 2011.
    • L. Karol. “Developmental Dysplasia of the Hip.” Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Pediatrics. K. Song, ed. Pp. 159-167, 2011.

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  • Age groups you are accepting new hip dysplasia patients: Infants and children
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