Lawrence Kurz, M.D., is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He has special interests in adult and children’s spinal disorders, reconstructive surgery of the lower back and children’s scoliosis.
Following graduation from the University of California School of Medicine in San Diego, Dr. Kurz completed his internship and residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of California Medical Center in San Diego. Subsequently, he completed a fellowship in adult and pediatric spinal surgery at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan.
He has written many books and articles on the subject of disorders of the spine, and he has made numerous presentations to various medical groups on topics relating to spinal problems. In addition, Dr. Kurz actively participates in teaching the orthopedic residents and spinal fellows at William Beaumont Hospital.
Dr. Kurz has special interests in patient education and is actively preparing written materials for patient care. He also is actively pursuing research in the use of materials to enhance and improve the success rate of spinal fusions, including Bone Morphogenic Protein and Tri-calcium Phosphate.
Dr. Kurz is a member of various spinal organizations and is an advisory editor of the SPINE Journal.
He is on Staff at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak.