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Lael M. Luedtke, MD

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

Lael M. Luedtke, M.D., serves as the medical director of Shriners Children’s New England. She is an accomplished pediatric orthopedic surgeon with 23 years of experience. Prior to joining Shriners Children’s New England in 2022, she served as medical director of 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.

Pediatric Care


More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis, MN
United States of America

University of Minnesota Medical School Department of General Surgery
Minneapolis, MN

University of Minnesota Medical School Dept of Orthopaedic Surgery
Minneapolis, MN
United States of America

Childrens Hospital of Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA

Academic Positions and Locations

Stead Family Department of Pediatrics, University of Iowa College of Medicine


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