John Lonstein, M.D., Spine Surgeon

John Lonstein, M.D., Spine Surgeon
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John Lonstein, M.D., is a spine surgeon at Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare. He also practices at the Twin Cities Spine Center in Minneapolis. He graduated from the University of Witwatersrand Medical School in Johannesburg, South Africa, and completed his surgical residency at Boston University Medical Center. He completed his orthopedic residency at the University of Minnesota.

Lonstein has been on staff at Gillette since 1973, and served as chief of staff from 19871988. He sees patients who have scoliosis and other spinal deformities.

Lonstein is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Minnesota State Board of Examiners. His professional associations include the Academic Orthopaedic Society, Scoliosis Research Society, Academy of Cerebral Palsy and Developmental Medicine, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, Societe Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopedique et de Traumatologie (SICOT), North American Spine Society, American Orthopaedic Association, and Academic Orthopaedic Society.

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