Melissa Lawrence, DO

Orthopaedic Surgeon & Upper Extremity Specialist located in Albany, GA

About Dr. Lawrence

Melissa Lawrence, DO, is an orthopaedic surgeon, board-certified in hand and upper extremity orthopaedic surgery. She treats patients in the Albany, Georgia, area at Orthopaedic Associates.

Dr. Lawrence’s interest in medicine began in 1986 when she enrolled at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. After graduating with a degree in occupational therapy, Dr. Lawrence worked as an occupational therapist with the Green Bay Area Public Schools, in Green Bay, Wisconsin, for eight years before returning to school.

In 2001, Dr. Lawrence enrolled in Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she graduated with a Doctor of Osteopathy degree four years later.

She completed her residency at Affinity Medical Center in Massillon, Ohio, and a hand/upper extremity fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin/Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Milwaukee in 2011.

At Orthopaedic Associates, Dr. Lawrence takes a holistic approach to orthopaedic diagnosis and treatment, ensuring that each of her patients receives the quality care they deserve.

A member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Osteopathic Association, Dr. Lawrence also serves as secretary for the Osteopathic Residency Advisory Committee.

In her free time, Dr. Lawrence enjoys time with her family, Stephen King novels, and arts and crafts projects.

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Melissa Lawrence, DO, is an orthopaedic surgeon, board-certified in hand and upper extremity orthopaedic surgery. She treats patients in the Albany, Georgia, area at Orthopaedic Associates.

Dr. Lawrence’s interest in medicine began in 1986 when she enrolled at the University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee. After graduating with a degree in occupational therapy, Dr. Lawrence worked as an occupational therapist with the Green Bay Area Public Schools, in Green Bay, Wisconsin, for eight years before returning to school.

In 2001, Dr. Lawrence enrolled in Des Moines University College of Osteopathic Medicine, where she graduated with a Doctor of Osteopathy degree four years later.

She completed her residency at Affinity Medical Center in Massillon, Ohio, and a hand/upper extremity fellowship at the Medical College of Wisconsin/Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital in Milwaukee in 2011.

At Orthopaedic Associates, Dr. Lawrence takes a holistic approach to orthopaedic diagnosis and treatment, ensuring that each of her patients receives the quality care they deserve.

A member of the American Society for Surgery of the Hand and the American Osteopathic Association, Dr. Lawrence also serves as secretary for the Osteopathic Residency Advisory Committee.

In her free time, Dr. Lawrence enjoys time with her family, Stephen King novels, and arts and crafts projects.


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