Dr. Lawley specializes in sports medicine, arthroscopy and total joint arthroplasty. He received his medical degree from the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine in 1979 and completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Garden City Hospital in Michigan.
Fellowship-trained, Dr. Lawley is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Ohio University and has privileges in the TriHealth, West Chester and Mercy hospital systems. Dr. Lawley has completed Mini-Fellowships in sports medicine, total-joint arthroplasty of the hip & knee, hand surgery and pediatric orthopaedics.
Dr. Lawley is from a family of physicians beginning with his father. He also has two brothers and a brother-in-law that are physicians, a sister that is a Registered Nurse and two nephews in medical school.
Dr. Lawley is an avid golfer who regularly competes at the national level. He serves as a PGA Tour Consultant and speaks frequently on golf swing strength, flexibility and techniques regarding the prevention of golf injuries. Dr. Lawley’s son studies finance and business at Brown University and is a quarterback on the football team. His daughter received an academic scholarship to the University of South Carolina and is studying Pre-Med.
Professional Associations and Memberships
American College of Sports Medicine
American Osteopathic College of Sports Medicine
American Osteopathic Association
American Osteopathic Orthopaedic Association
Diplomate, National Board of Medical Examiners
Ohio Osteopathic Association
Ohio State Medical Association
Cincinnati Orthopaedic Society
Butler County Medical Association