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Dr. Thomas Lawhorne III, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery*
4.2 (156)
Map Pin Small Savannah, GA
Accepting new patients
21 years of experience

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Thomas Lawhorne III, MD

Dr. Thomas Lawhorne III, MD is an Orthopedic Spine Surgeon in Savannah, GA. They specialize in Orthopedic Spine Surgery, has 21 years of experience. They graduated from Emory University School of Medicine and is affiliated with Fairview Park Hospital and Memorial Satilla Health. Dr. Lawhorne III, completed a residency at Hospital For Special Surgery. Patients rated Dr. Lawhorne III an average 4.2 star rating.

Dr. Lawhorne III works at Optim Orthopedics in Savannah, GA with other offices in Brunswick, GA, Dublin, GA, Waycross, GA and Vidalia, GA. They frequently treat conditions like Intervertebral Disc Disease, Degenerative Disc Disease and Spinal Stenosis along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept UnitedHealthCare as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Lawhorne III's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Optim Orthopedics
    210 E Derenne Ave, Savannah, GA 31405 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Phone Icon (912) 455-0576
    Monday
    08:00 - 21:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 21:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 21:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 21:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 21:00
    Saturday
    09:00 - 12:00
    Sunday
    13:00 - 17:00
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    Optim Health System- Brunswick (Orthopedics)
    1111 Glynco Pkwy Ste 30, Brunswick, GA 31525 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Phone Icon (912) 455-0580
    Monday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:30 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:30 - 17:00
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    Optim Health System- Dublin (Orthopedics)
    242 Industrial Blvd, Dublin, GA 31021 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Phone Icon (478) 217-3057
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    Optim Health System- Waycross
    1724 Old Reynolds St # B, Waycross, GA 31501 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Phone Icon (912) 595-8166
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    Optim Health System- Waycross (Orthopedics)
    305 Pineview Dr, Waycross, GA 31501 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Physicians participating in the referral service program have chosen to participate, are in good standing at our hospitals and have not paid a fee to participate. They are credentialed to perform the service you have requested, have completed an information form, and are accepting new patients. They do not have a financial interest in another hospital or facility in this area and are not employed by or have an ownership interest in a competitive health care system. To ensure patients have a reasonable number of physician choices, the program includes physicians who may not have privileges at our hospital but have an office location in our hospital's primary service area. Physicians who are employed or engaged by an HCA affiliated physician practice or offering online appointment scheduling are referred first with others referred on a randomized basis to match your individual needs with consideration for the preferences you have expressed.
    Phone Icon (912) 455-0584
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    Optim Orthopedic- Vidalia
    1707 Meadows Ln Ste F, Vidalia, GA 30474 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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    Phone Icon (912) 455-0582

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Intervertebral Disc Disease
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Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Degenerative Disc Disease
Spinal Stenosis
Back Pain
Cervical Radiculopathy
Herniated Disc
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Radiculopathy
Spinal Osteophyte
Thoracic Compression Fracture
Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Stenosis
Chronic Neck Pain
Upper Back Pain
Laminoforaminotomy
Spinal Cord Decompression
Gout
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Joint Pain
Lumbar Compression Fracture
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
Lumbosacral Stenosis
Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Pathological Spine Fracture
Sciatica
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Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Deformities
Spondylitis
Spondylolisthesis
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Anterior Disc Decompression and Fusion
Cervical Spinal Fusion
Facet Blocks
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Lumbar Fusion with Robotic Assist
Lumbar Spinal Fusion
Percutaneous Kyphoplasty
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Facet Denervation
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Steroid Injection
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Bursitis of Hip
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Chiari's Deformity
Chondrocalcinosis
Chondromalacia
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Difficulty With Walking
Dural Tear
Gait Abnormality
Glenoid Labrum Tear
Hip Tendinitis
Knee Fracture
Knee Ligament Tears
Knee Tendinitis
Limb Pain
Lupus
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Meniscus Tear
Miner's Knee
Myelopathy
Osteoarthritis of Hand
Osteochondritis Dissecans
Pelvic Fracture
Plantar Fasciitis
Polyneuropathy
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Rotator Cuff Tendinosis
Sacral Fracture
Schmorl's Nodes
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seropositive Rheumatoid Arthritis
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Tarlov Cyst
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Radiculopathy
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Thoracolumbar Radiculopathy
TMJ
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Arthrocentesis
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Neurostimulator Implantation
Spine Surgery
Sympathetic Nerve Block
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    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • Curative
    • Medicaid of Georgia
    • UnitedHealthCare

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    Ratings & Reviews

    4.2
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    Based on 156 ratings
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    About Dr. Thomas Lawhorne III, MD

    Specialties*
    • Orthopedic Spine Surgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 21 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English
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    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1649409368
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Rush Medical College
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • Hospital For Special Surgery
    Residency
    Internship
    • New York Presbyterian Hospital
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Emory University School of Medicine
    Medical Education

    Hospital Affiliations

    • Fairview Park Hospital
    • Memorial Satilla Health

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    Dr. Thomas Lawhorne III, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Lawhorne III is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Lawhorne III has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Lawhorne III has seen patients for Intervertebral Disc Disease, Degenerative Disc Disease and Spinal Stenosis, and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Lawhorne III on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    156 patients have reviewed Dr. Lawhorne III. The overall rating for this provider is 4.2. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lawhorne III.

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