Lawrence M. Specht, MD

Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery

Lawrence Specht


Dr. Specht graduated from the Cornell Univ Medical Coll. Dr. Specht works in Lexington, MA and 2 other locations and specializes in Orthopedic Adult Reconstructive Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Specht is affiliated with Lahey Hospital & Medical Center and Lahey Medical Center Peabody.

Other Positions

  • Lahey Clinic


  • Cornell University, MD
  • Dartmouth College, BA


  • Published on 11/1/2016

    Welch T, Iorio R, Marcantonio AJ, Kain MS, Tilzey JF, Specht LM, Healy WL. Incidence of Distal Femoral Periprosthetic Fractures after Total Knee Arthroplasty. Bull Hosp Jt Dis (2013). 2016 Nov; 74(4):287-292. PMID: 27815952.

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  • Published on 6/23/2015

    Riesgo AM, Hochfelder JP, Adler EM, Slover JD, Specht LM, Iorio R. Survivorship and Complications of Revision Total Hip Arthroplasty with a Mid-Modular Femoral Stem. J Arthroplasty. 2015 Dec; 30(12):2260-3. PMID: 26220105.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/4/2011

    Iorio R, Williams KM, Marcantonio AJ, Specht LM, Tilzey JF, Healy WL. Diabetes mellitus, hemoglobin A1C, and the incidence of total joint arthroplasty infection. J Arthroplasty. 2012 May; 27(5):726-9.e1. PMID: 22054905.

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  • Published on 8/13/2009

    Sharma S, Iorio R, Specht LM, Davies-Lepie S, Healy WL. Complications of femoral nerve block for total knee arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2010 Jan; 468(1):135-40. PMID: 19680735.

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  • Published on 3/20/2009

    Iorio R, Puskas B, Healy WL, Tilzey JF, Specht LM, Thompson MS. Cementless acetabular fixation with and without screws: analysis of stability and migration. J Arthroplasty. 2010 Feb; 25(2):309-13. PMID: 19303251.

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  • Published on 10/5/2008

    Healy WL, Tilzey JF, Iorio R, Specht LM, Sharma S. Prospective, randomized comparison of cobalt-chrome and titanium trilock femoral stems. J Arthroplasty. 2009 Sep; 24(6):831-6. PMID: 18835692.

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  • Published on 3/28/2008

    Iorio R, Siegel J, Specht LM, Tilzey JF, Hartman A, Healy WL. A comparison of acetate vs digital templating for preoperative planning of total hip arthroplasty: is digital templating accurate and safe? J Arthroplasty. 2009 Feb; 24(2):175-9. PMID: 18534425.

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  • Published on 11/1/2007

    Specht LM, Levitz S, Iorio R, Healy WL, Tilzey JF. A comparison of acetate and digital templating for total knee arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2007 Nov; 464:179-83. PMID: 18062050.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 6/1/2006

    Iorio R, Specht LM, Healy WL, Tilzey JF, Presutti AH. The effect of EPSTR and minimal incision surgery on dislocation after THA. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2006 Jun; 447:39-42. PMID: 16741472.

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  • Published on 12/1/2005

    Salvati EA, Della Valle AG, Westrich GH, Rana AJ, Specht L, Weksler BB, Wang P, Glueck CJ. The John Charnley Award: heritable thrombophilia and development of thromboembolic disease after total hip arthroplasty. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2005 Dec; 441:40-55. PMID: 16330983.

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