Golden, Colo. – Dr. Lonnie Loutzenhiser was recently inducted as a Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons during the Academy’s 2012 Annual Meeting in San Francisco, Calif.
Dr. Loutzenhiser is a board-certified orthopedic spine surgeon who treats adult and pediatric spinal disorders at the Panorama Orthopedics & Spine Center near Denver, Colo. He received his medical degree from the Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine after graduating cum laude from Youngstown State University.
Academy Fellows have completed medical school, plus at least five years of specialty study in orthopedics in an accredited residency program, have passed a comprehensive oral and written exam, and have been certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.
“I love what I do,” said Dr. Loutzenhiser, “I enjoy building solid relationships with patients, helping them understand their medical conditions and involving them in the decision-making process of treatment options.”
Dr. Loutzenhiser has worked with Panorama Orthopedics & Spine Center since 2008. He was one of 620 new member inducted as a Fellow of the AAOS, which is the largest medical association for musculoskeletal specialists and has more than 37,000 members worldwide.
An orthopedic surgeon is a physician with extensive training in the diagnosis and treatment of the musculoskeletal system, including bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles and nerves.
About Panorama Orthopedics & Spine Center
Panorama Orthopedics & Spine Center is dedicated to providing the best orthopedic care possible for everything from shoulders to feet to all of the bones and joints in between. Conveniently located in Golden, Littleton and Westminster, its team of highly renowned Colorado orthopedic specialists and surgeons focus on sports medicine; spine; joint replacement; orthopedic trauma; foot and ankle; and hand and elbow. Panorama’s orthopedic surgeons practice at the most advanced orthopedic facilities and have more than 325 years of combined experience.