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Shriners Children's New England Welcomes New Medical Director

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We are pleased to announce that Lael M. Luedtke, M.D., has joined the Shriners Children’s New England medical staff and will serve as medical director.

Dr. Luedtke is an accomplished pediatric orthopedic surgeon with 22 years of experience. Most recently, she has served as the medical director for Shriners Children’s Twin Cities.

Dr. Luedtke earned her medical degree and completed her residency in orthopedic surgery from the University of Minnesota. She completed a fellowship in pediatric orthopedic surgery at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. She is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. Dr. Luedtke is a member of the Pediatric Orthopedic Society of North America, the Scoliosis Research Society and the American Academy for Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine. Areas of special interest to Dr. Luedtke include early onset scoliosis, surgery for cerebral palsy, hip replacement surgery and limb deficiencies.

Dr. Luedtke’s family includes a husband, Gary, a Newfoundland dog, Lester, and several chickens and horses.

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