Lawrence S. Halperin, M.D.
Certified by the American
Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Specializing in Orthopaedic Surgery,
Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery
Born in Brooklyn, NY, Dr. Halperin earned his B.S. degree, magna cum laude with honors in biological chemistry, at Tulane University in New Orleans. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Epsilon Delta (national honor societies) and was named a Tulane Scholar. After graduation, he returned to Brooklyn and earned his M.D. degree at the State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center's College of Medicine. He completed his internship in general surgery and an orthopaedic residency at the State University Health Sciences Center and Kings County Medical Center in Brooklyn. He also completed a one-year fellowship in hand surgery at the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery of SUNY's Health Sciences Center in Syracuse, NY.
Dr. Halperin is a member of the American Medical Association, the Florida Medical Association and the Orange County Medical Society. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery and has a Certificate of Added Qualifications in Surgery of the Hand from the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. He is a member of the Orlando Regional Orthopaedic Medical Economic and Outcome Committee and served on Congressman Feeney's Healthcare Advisory Panel.
Dr. Halperin previously served as the Chief of Orthopaedics at Lucerne Medical Center and as a member of the State of Florida Surgical Neuro-Musculoskeletal Guideline Committee. He has also served on the Orthopaedic Quality Assurance Committee at Orlando Regional Healthcare System and served as co-director of the RSD treatment at Lucerne Medical Center.
Dr. Halperin frequently lectures on Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy and other hand problems.