Lawrence Rinsky

Professor (Clinical) of Orthopaedic Surgery

Professional Education

Medical Education: University of Cincinnati College of Medicine (1971) OH

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1976) CA

Board Certification: Orthopaedic Surgery, American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (1977)

Internship: Stanford University School of Medicine (1972) CA

Honors & Awards

Visiting Professor, Hong Kong University (Aug, 1990)

Visiting Professor, Instituto Peruano de Seguridad Social (Sept, 1998)

Frank Stelling Visiting Professor, Shriner's Hospital, Greenville, South Carolina (MArch 2002)

Visiting Professor, Tianjin Orthopaedic Hospital , Tianjin , China (Oct, 2005)

Visiting Professor, San Diego Children's Hospital (May, 2006)

Visiting Professor, Yantai Orthopaedic Hospital, Yantai, China (Sept, 2009)

Administrative Appointments

Chief, Pediatric Ortho, LSPCH (1984 - 2011)

Emergency surgical treatment of an ulcerative and hemorrhagic congenital/infantile fibrosarcoma of the lower leg: case report and literature review
Kraneburg, U. M., Rinsky, L. A., Chisholm, K. M., & Khosla, R. K. (2013). Emergency surgical treatment of an ulcerative and hemorrhagic congenital/infantile fibrosarcoma of the lower leg: case report and literature review. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS-PART B, 22(3), 228-232.

Kyphectomy in the treatment of patients with myelomeningocele
Samagh, S. P., Cheng, I., Elzik, M., Kondrashov, D. G., & Rinsky, L. A. (2011). Kyphectomy in the treatment of patients with myelomeningocele. SPINE JOURNAL, 11(3), E5-E11.

Quantifying scoliosis: we are still not there
Rinsky, L. A. (2010). Quantifying scoliosis: we are still not there. SPINE JOURNAL, 10(9), 813-814.

Long-term follow-up of the surgical management of neuropathic arthropathy of the spine.
Haus, B. M., Hsu, A. R., Yim, E. S., Meter, J. J., & Rinsky, L. A. (2010). Long-term follow-up of the surgical management of neuropathic arthropathy of the spine. spine journal , 10(6), e6-e16.

Dynamic skeletal traction spica casts for paediatric femoral fractures in a resource-limited setting
Hsu, A. R., Diaz, H. M., Penaranda, N. R. P., Cui, H. D., Evangelista, R. H. A., & Gracilla, R. V. (2009). Dynamic skeletal traction spica casts for paediatric femoral fractures in a resource-limited setting. INTERNATIONAL ORTHOPAEDICS, 33(3), 765-771.

Magnetic resonance imaging-guided closed reduction treatment for developmental dysplasia of the hip
Vandevenne, J. E., Lincoln, T., Pauly, B. K., Rinsky, L., & Lang, P. K. (2009). Magnetic resonance imaging-guided closed reduction treatment for developmental dysplasia of the hip. SINGAPORE MEDICAL JOURNAL, 50(4), 407-411.

Dynamic magnetic resonance guided treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip
Lincoln, T. L., Vandevenne, J. E., Rinsky, L. A., Butts, K., & Lang, P. (2002). Dynamic magnetic resonance guided treatment of developmental dysplasia of the hip. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS-PART B, 11(4), 279-283.

Personal experiences with overseas volunteerism
Rinsky, L. (2002). Personal experiences with overseas volunteerism. CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, (396), 89-97.

Electromyographic test to differentiate mild diplegic cerebral palsy and idiopathic toe-walking
Policy, J. F., Torburn, L., Rinsky, L. A., & Rose, J. (2001). Electromyographic test to differentiate mild diplegic cerebral palsy and idiopathic toe-walking. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS, 21(6), 784-789.

Electromyographic differentiation of diplegic cerebral palsy from idiopathic toe walking: Involuntary coactivation of the quadriceps and gastrocnemius
Rose, J., Martin, J. G., Torburn, L., Rinsky, L. A., & Gamble, J. G. (1999). Electromyographic differentiation of diplegic cerebral palsy from idiopathic toe walking: Involuntary coactivation of the quadriceps and gastrocnemius. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS, 19(5), 677-682.

Analysis of radiographic measurements as prognostic indicators of treatment success in patients with developmental dysplasia of the hip
Rosen, A., Gamble, J. G., Vallier, H., Bloch, D., Smith, L., & Rinsky, L. A. (1999). Analysis of radiographic measurements as prognostic indicators of treatment success in patients with developmental dysplasia of the hip. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS-PART B, 8(2), 118-121.

Effectiveness of ice packs in reducing skin temperature under casts
Metzman, L., Gamble, J. G., & Rinsky, L. A. (1996). Effectiveness of ice packs in reducing skin temperature under casts. CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, (330), 217-221.

Erroneous interpretation of magnetic resonance images of a fracture of the first rib with non-union - Two case reports
Gamble, J. G., Comstock, C., & Rinsky, L. A. (1995). Erroneous interpretation of magnetic resonance images of a fracture of the first rib with non-union - Two case reports. JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 77A(12), 1883-1887.

GASTROINTESTINAL PROBLEMS IN PATIENTS WHO HAVE TYPE-III OSTEOGENESIS IMPERFECTA
Lee, J. H., Gamble, J. G., Moore, R. E., & Rinsky, L. A. (1995). GASTROINTESTINAL PROBLEMS IN PATIENTS WHO HAVE TYPE-III OSTEOGENESIS IMPERFECTA. JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 77(9), 1352-1356.

MUSCLE PATHOLOGY AND CLINICAL MEASURES OF DISABILITY IN CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL-PALSY
Rose, J., Haskell, W. L., Gamble, J. G., Hamilton, R. L., Brown, D. A., & Rinsky, L. (1994). MUSCLE PATHOLOGY AND CLINICAL MEASURES OF DISABILITY IN CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL-PALSY. JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH, 12(6), 758-768.

USE OF APROTININ TO REDUCE INTRAOPERATIVE BLEEDING
Feeley, T. W., & Rinsky, L. A. (1993). USE OF APROTININ TO REDUCE INTRAOPERATIVE BLEEDING. WESTERN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 159(2), 189-192.

ADVANCES IN MANAGEMENT OF IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS
Rinsky, L. A. (1992). ADVANCES IN MANAGEMENT OF IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS. HOSPITAL PRACTICE, 27(4), 49-55.

LONG-TERM SCINTIGRAPHIC APPEARANCE OF EXTREMITIES FOLLOWING BONE-TUMOR RESECTION AND ALLOGRAFT RECONSTRUCTION
SMITH, J. T., Smith, L. M., Rinsky, L., & Goris, M. L. (1991). LONG-TERM SCINTIGRAPHIC APPEARANCE OF EXTREMITIES FOLLOWING BONE-TUMOR RESECTION AND ALLOGRAFT RECONSTRUCTION. CLINICAL NUCLEAR MEDICINE, 16(12), 907-909.

TRANSVERSE CERVICOPERTROCHANTERIC HIP FRACTURE
Gamble, J. G., LETTICE, J., SMITH, J. T., & Rinsky, L. A. (1991). TRANSVERSE CERVICOPERTROCHANTERIC HIP FRACTURE. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS, 11(6), 779-782.

SIMPLE METHOD OF DOCUMENTING METATARSUS ADDUCTUS
SMITH, J. T., BLECK, E. E., Gamble, J. G., Rinsky, L. A., & Pena, T. (1991). SIMPLE METHOD OF DOCUMENTING METATARSUS ADDUCTUS. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS, 11(5), 679-680.

ARTHROPATHY OF THE ANKLE IN HEMOPHILIA
Gamble, J. G., BELLAH, J., Rinsky, L. A., & Glader, B. (1991). ARTHROPATHY OF THE ANKLE IN HEMOPHILIA. JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 73A(7), 1008-1015.

SIMULTANEOUS CORRECTION OF PELVIC OBLIQUITY, FRONTAL PLANE, AND SAGITTAL PLANE DEFORMITIES IN NEUROMUSCULAR SCOLIOSIS USING A UNIT ROD WITH SEGMENTAL SUBLAMINAR WIRES - A PRELIMINARY-REPORT
Maloney, W. J., Rinsky, L. A., & Gamble, J. G. (1990). SIMULTANEOUS CORRECTION OF PELVIC OBLIQUITY, FRONTAL PLANE, AND SAGITTAL PLANE DEFORMITIES IN NEUROMUSCULAR SCOLIOSIS USING A UNIT ROD WITH SEGMENTAL SUBLAMINAR WIRES - A PRELIMINARY-REPORT. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS, 10(6), 742-749.

ESTABLISHED HIP DISLOCATIONS IN CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL-PALSY
Gamble, J. G., Rinsky, L. A., & BLECK, E. E. (1990). ESTABLISHED HIP DISLOCATIONS IN CHILDREN WITH CEREBRAL-PALSY. CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, (253), 90-99.

SURGERY OF SPINAL DEFORMITY IN CEREBRAL-PALSY - 12 YEARS IN THE EVOLUTION OF SCOLIOSIS MANAGEMENT
Rinsky, L. A. (1990). SURGERY OF SPINAL DEFORMITY IN CEREBRAL-PALSY - 12 YEARS IN THE EVOLUTION OF SCOLIOSIS MANAGEMENT. CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, (253), 100-109.

GAIT ELECTROMYOGRAMS AND SURGICAL DECISIONS FOR PARALYTIC DEFORMITIES OF THE FOOT
ADLER, N., BLECK, E. E., & Rinsky, L. A. (1989). GAIT ELECTROMYOGRAMS AND SURGICAL DECISIONS FOR PARALYTIC DEFORMITIES OF THE FOOT. DEVELOPMENTAL MEDICINE AND CHILD NEUROLOGY, 31(3), 287-292.

TRAPEZIOMETACARPAL ABNORMALITIES IN EHLERS-DANLOS SYNDROME
Gamble, J. G., Mochizuki, C., & Rinsky, L. A. (1989). TRAPEZIOMETACARPAL ABNORMALITIES IN EHLERS-DANLOS SYNDROME. JOURNAL OF HAND SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 14A(1), 89-94.

COMPLICATIONS OF INTRAMEDULLARY RODS IN OSTEOGENESIS IMPERFECTA - BAILEY-DUBOW RODS VERSUS NONELONGATING RODS
Gamble, J. G., Strudwick, W. J., Rinsky, L. A., & BLECK, E. E. (1988). COMPLICATIONS OF INTRAMEDULLARY RODS IN OSTEOGENESIS IMPERFECTA - BAILEY-DUBOW RODS VERSUS NONELONGATING RODS. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS, 8(6), 645-649.

ORTHOPEDIC ASPECTS OF CENTRAL CORE DISEASE
Gamble, J. G., Rinsky, L. A., & Lee, J. H. (1988). ORTHOPEDIC ASPECTS OF CENTRAL CORE DISEASE. JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 70A(7), 1061-1066.

KINGELLA-KINGAE INFECTION IN HEALTHY-CHILDREN
Gamble, J. G., & Rinsky, L. A. (1988). KINGELLA-KINGAE INFECTION IN HEALTHY-CHILDREN. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS, 8(4), 445-449.

NON-UNION OF FRACTURES IN CHILDREN WHO HAVE OSTEOGENESIS IMPERFECTA
Gamble, J. G., Rinsky, L. A., STRUDWICK, J., & BLECK, E. E. (1988). NON-UNION OF FRACTURES IN CHILDREN WHO HAVE OSTEOGENESIS IMPERFECTA. JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 70A(3), 439-443.

ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS
Rinsky, L. A., & Gamble, J. G. (1988). ADOLESCENT IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS. WESTERN JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 148(2), 182-191.

CHRONIC RECURRENT MULTIFOCAL OSTEOMYELITIS - A DISTINCT CLINICAL ENTITY
Gamble, J. G., & Rinsky, L. A. (1986). CHRONIC RECURRENT MULTIFOCAL OSTEOMYELITIS - A DISTINCT CLINICAL ENTITY. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS, 6(5), 579-584.

BALANCE REACTIONS AND EYE HAND COORDINATION IN IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS
ADLER, N., BLECK, E. E., Rinsky, L. A., & Young, W. (1986). BALANCE REACTIONS AND EYE HAND COORDINATION IN IDIOPATHIC SCOLIOSIS. JOURNAL OF ORTHOPAEDIC RESEARCH, 4(1), 102-107.

SEGMENTAL INSTRUMENTATION WITHOUT FUSION IN CHILDREN WITH PROGRESSIVE SCOLIOSIS
Rinsky, L. A., Gamble, J. G., & BLECK, E. E. (1985). SEGMENTAL INSTRUMENTATION WITHOUT FUSION IN CHILDREN WITH PROGRESSIVE SCOLIOSIS. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS, 5(6), 687-690.

COXA MAGNA FOLLOWING SURGICAL-TREATMENT OF CONGENITAL HIP DISLOCATION
Gamble, J. G., Mochizuki, C., BLECK, E. E., & Rinsky, L. A. (1985). COXA MAGNA FOLLOWING SURGICAL-TREATMENT OF CONGENITAL HIP DISLOCATION. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS, 5(5), 528-533.

COMBINED OCCIPITOATLANTOAXIAL HYPERMOBILITY WITH ANTERIOR AND POSTERIOR ARCH DEFECTS OF THE ATLAS IN PIERRE-ROBIN SYNDROME
Gamble, J. G., & Rinsky, L. A. (1985). COMBINED OCCIPITOATLANTOAXIAL HYPERMOBILITY WITH ANTERIOR AND POSTERIOR ARCH DEFECTS OF THE ATLAS IN PIERRE-ROBIN SYNDROME. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS, 5(4), 475-478.

ACETABULAR OSTEOMYELITIS IN CHILDREN
Gamble, J. G., Rinsky, L. A., & BLECK, E. E. (1984). ACETABULAR OSTEOMYELITIS IN CHILDREN. CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, (186), 71-74.

THE CISTERNA CHYLI IN ORTHOPEDIC-SURGERY
PROPSTPROCTOR, S. L., Rinsky, L. A., & BLECK, E. E. (1983). THE CISTERNA CHYLI IN ORTHOPEDIC-SURGERY. SPINE, 8(7), 787-792.

MOIRE PHOTOTOPOGRAPHY IN THE EVALUATION OF ANTERIOR CHEST WALL DEFORMITIES
Shochat, S. J., CSONGRADI, J. J., Hartman, G. E., & Rinsky, L. A. (1981). MOIRE PHOTOTOPOGRAPHY IN THE EVALUATION OF ANTERIOR CHEST WALL DEFORMITIES. JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC SURGERY, 16(3), 353-357.

PERSPECTIVES ON SURGERY FOR SCOLIOSIS IN MENTALLY-RETARDED PATIENTS
Rinsky, L. A. (1981). PERSPECTIVES ON SURGERY FOR SCOLIOSIS IN MENTALLY-RETARDED PATIENTS. ORTHOPEDIC CLINICS OF NORTH AMERICA, 12(1), 113-126.

INTRAOPERATIVE SKELETAL SCINTIGRAPHY FOR LOCALIZATION OF OSTEOID-OSTEOMA IN THE SPINE - CASE-REPORT
Rinsky, L. A., Goris, M., BLECK, E. E., Halpern, A., & HIRSHMAN, P. (1980). INTRAOPERATIVE SKELETAL SCINTIGRAPHY FOR LOCALIZATION OF OSTEOID-OSTEOMA IN THE SPINE - CASE-REPORT. JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 62(1), 143-144.

COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS OF THE SPINE - UNUSUAL ROENTGENOGRAPHIC PRESENTATION
HALPERN, A. A., Rinsky, L. A., Fountain, S., & Nagel, D. A. (1979). COCCIDIOIDOMYCOSIS OF THE SPINE - UNUSUAL ROENTGENOGRAPHIC PRESENTATION. CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, (140), 78-79.

DOES PERSISTENT FETAL FEMORAL ANTEVERSION CONTRIBUTE TO OSTEO-ARTHRITIS - A PRELIMINARY-REPORT
HALPERN, A. A., Tanner, J., & Rinsky, L. (1979). DOES PERSISTENT FETAL FEMORAL ANTEVERSION CONTRIBUTE TO OSTEO-ARTHRITIS - A PRELIMINARY-REPORT. CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, (145), 213-216.

MASSIVE ANKYLOSIS FOLLOWING TOTAL HIP ARTHROPLASTY
HALPERN, A. A., & Rinsky, L. (1978). MASSIVE ANKYLOSIS FOLLOWING TOTAL HIP ARTHROPLASTY. CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, (137), 51-54.

GENERAL ORTHOPEDICS - SELECTIVE ARTERIAL EMBOLIZATION FOR HEMORRHAGE FOLLOWING HIP ARTHROPLASTY
HALPERN, A. A., RINSKY, L. J., & Burton, D. S. (1977). GENERAL ORTHOPEDICS - SELECTIVE ARTERIAL EMBOLIZATION FOR HEMORRHAGE FOLLOWING HIP ARTHROPLASTY. CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, (124), 144-148.

TC-99 BONE SCANNING IN EXPERIMENTAL OSTEOMYELITIS
Rinsky, L., Goris, M. L., Schurman, D. J., & Nagel, D. A. (1977). TC-99 BONE SCANNING IN EXPERIMENTAL OSTEOMYELITIS. CLINICAL ORTHOPAEDICS AND RELATED RESEARCH, (128), 361-366.

FREEMAN-SHELDON (WHISTLING FACE) SYNDROME
Rinsky, L. A., & BLECK, E. E. (1976). FREEMAN-SHELDON (WHISTLING FACE) SYNDROME. JOURNAL OF BONE AND JOINT SURGERY-AMERICAN VOLUME, 58(1), 148-150.