Lew Schon, MD

Lew Schon, MD, FACS

Orthopaedic Surgery Baltimore, MD

Chief of Foot and Ankle Fellowship and Orthobiologic Laboratory; Director of Foot and Ankle Division; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial Hospital; Associate Professor, Orthopaedics, Georgetown University School of Medicine; Associate Professor, Orthopaedics and Biomedical Engineering Johns Hopkins University; Immediate Past President of the AOFAS


Office Address

  • 3333 N Calvert St
    Ste 400
    Baltimore, MD 21218
    Phone: (410) 554-2891
    Fax: (410) 554-2030

Lew Schon, MD, FACS

Orthopaedic Surgery Baltimore, MD

Chief of Foot and Ankle Fellowship and Orthobiologic Laboratory; Director of Foot and Ankle Division; Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, MedStar Union Memorial Hospital; Associate Professor, Orthopaedics, Georgetown University School of Medicine; Associate Professor, Orthopaedics and Biomedical Engineering Johns Hopkins University; Immediate Past President of the AOFAS

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Orthopaedic Surgery: General Orthopedic Surgery, Foot & Ankle Surgery, Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Orthopedic Trauma
  • Clinical Interests: Flatfoot

Education & Medical Training

  • Albany Medical CollegeAlbany Medical College
  • Hospital Joint Diseases Orthopedic Institute
  • Mount Sinai School of MedicineMount Sinai School of Medicine
  • Union College
  • University of Texas Health Science Center at HoustonUniversity of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Certifications & Licensure

  • MD State Medical LicenseMD State Medical License1990 - 2015
  • NY State Medical LicenseNY State Medical LicenseActive through 2015
  • American Board of Orthopaedic SurgeryOrthopaedic Surgery, 1993, Current

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Immediate Past PresidentAmerican Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, 2014
  • Top Doctors:Baltimore AreaCastle Connolly, 2012
  • Top Doctors:Washington-BaltimoreCastle Connolly, 2012

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Comparative analysis of gene expression in normal and degenerative human tendon cells: Effect of cyclic strain  Choi WJ, Park MS, Park KH, Courneya JP, Cho JS, Schon LC, Lee JW, Foot/Ankle Int, 6/1/2014
  • Efficacy of Mesenchymal Stem Cell Loaded Surgical Mesh in tendon repair in rats  Schon LC, Gill N, Thorpe M, Davis J, Nadaud J, Jooyoung K, Molligan J, Zhang Z, J Translational Med, 4/1/2014
  • Tarsal tuneel syndrome: Diagnosis and management  Tan EW, Schon LC, OKOJ, 2/1/2014

Books/Book Chapters

  • Mann's Surgery of the Foot and Ankle Chapter: Disorders of the tendons. Page 1188 - 1291
    Coughlin MJ, Schon LC
    Editors: Coughlin MJ, Saltzman CL, Anderson RB.Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA
    Edition 9th,2013
  • Master Techniques in Orthopaedic Surgery: The Foot and Ankle Chapter: Lapidus procedure for hallux valgus deformity. Page 103 - 118
    Schon LC, Adams SB, Jr
    Editors: Kitaoka HB.Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Philadelphia, PA
    Edition 3rd,2013
  • Mann's Surgery of the Foot and Ankle Chapter: Disorders of the nerves. Page 621 - 684
    Schon LC, Reed MA
    Editors: Coughlin MJ, Saltzman CL, Anderson RB.Elsevier, Philadelphia, PA
    Edition 9th,2013

Abstracts/Posters

  • The pathology of the calcified zone of articular cartilage in post-traumatic osteoarthritis in rat knees. Lew Charles Schon, MD, ORS Annual Specialty Day in conjuction with the AAOS, New Orleans, LA, 3/17/2014
  • TNF-alpha increases chondrolysis by fibroblast-like synoviocytes mediate chondrolysis and potentially osteolysis in Charcot neuroarthropy. Lew Charles Schon, MD, ORS Annual Specialty Day in conjuction with the AAOS, New Orleans, LA, 3/16/2014
  • The Effect of Dynamic vs. Static Fixation on Malreduction of Unstable Syndesmotic Injuries. Lew Charles Schon, MD, AAOS Specialty day, AAOS Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 3/15/2014

Lectures

  • "Zimmer trabecular metal total ankle." Zimmer Institute, Charlotte, NC - 5/30/2014
  • "Relevation/ Revelation." Krausshaar Auditorium, Towson, MD - 4/25/2014
  • "Posterior tibial tendon updates." Assuta Hospital, Tel Aviv, Israel - 4/12/2014

Other

  • Video demonstration, Case¬†discussions, "Hands on Mentoring in Ankle Replacement Implantation." Lew Charles Schon, MD, AAOS/AOFAS Total Ankle Arthroplasty Course
    Orthopaedic Learning Center, Rosemont, IL - 2/20/2014
  • Metatarsal osteotomies for metetarsalgia (webinar). Lew Charles Schon, MD, AOFAS
    11/1/2012
  • "Debate: TTC or isolated ankle arthrodesis?" Lew Charles Schon, MD, 2011 Baltimore Alumni Meeting
    Breckenridge, CO - 3/9/2011

Hospital Affiliations

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO

Links

  • AOFAShttp://www.aofas.org/Pages/Home.aspx
  • MedStarhttps://www.medstarhealth.org/physicians/Pages/Education/Fellowships/Foot-and-Ankle-Fellowship/Faculty-at-MedStar-Union-Memorial/Dr-Lew-Schon.aspx
  • AAOShttp://orthodoc.aaos.org/lewschon/index.cfm
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