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John G. Lane, M.D. (Orthopaedics)

3750 Convoy Street
Ste 116
San Diego, CA 92111

(858) 292-1433_tel
(858) 292-1979_fax

Dr. John Lane is a sports medicine specialist with expertise in arthroscopic repair of the shoulder, knee and more recently, the spine. Dr. Lane received his  medical degree from Yale University in 1984, where he was the President of
his  senior class. He also served as the Assistant Coach of the Yale Varsity Baseball  Team. From Yale, Dr. Lane went on to the University of Michigan where he  completed his internship and residency.

An avid sports enthusiast, Dr.  Lane has extensive experience treating both collegiate and professional athletes. He has held positions as Team Physician for the San Diego Gulls, the San Diego Sockers, the Southwestern Junior College Athletic Program and the Women’s Tennis Association Toshiba Tennis Classic held in 1994 in La Costa. Dr. Lane also has personal experience with athletics, having participated in Professional Minor League Baseball and college baseball, basketball, crew and rugby.

Aside from maintaining his private practice, Dr. Lane currently holds a Clinical Instructor position at the University of California, San Diego,  and an Adjunct Assistant Professor position at San Diego State University. Dr.  Lane also remains an active researcher in the field of the use of the  Holmium:Yag laser. He has received grants form the Orthopaedic Research and  Education Foundation and the Arthroscopy Association of North America to study  the use of the Holmium:Yag laser upon articular cartilage. Dr. Lane has published numerous articles on this topics, as well as articles relating to achilles tendon rupture, ACL injuries and spinal cord trauma.

Dr. Lane currently maintains his practice in San Diego with a satellite location in El Centro and Temecula, CA.

– 1989-1990- Knee and Sports Medicine, University of California, San DiegoGraduate:
– 1984- Yale University Medical School, M.D. Degree

Post Graduate:
– Internship: 1984-1986, General Surgery, University of Michigan
– Residency: 1986-1989, Orthopaedic, University of Michigan

– Magauerites Honorary Society
– Phi Gamma Delta, University of Califonia
– Phi Beta Kappa, University of Califonia
– Summa Cum Laude, University of Califonia
– Cambridge University Rotary International Foundation Scholarship
– Edmundson Honorary Research Fellowship, “Uveitis in a Rabbit Model”
– Phi Kappa Phi, University of Califonia

– 1989-present- Clinical Instructor, University of California, San Diego
– 1995-present- Adjunct Assistant Professor, San Diego State University, Dept of Exercise and Nutritional Sciences

Professional Experience
– American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
– 1991-present, San Diego Sockers, Major Soccer Team, Team Physician
– Arthroscopy Association of North America
– American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine
– 1994-present, Southwestern Junior College, Team Physician
– Orthopaedic Truama Committee, Sharp Memorial Hospital, San Diego, Chairman, 1994-present
– 1994 – Womens Tennis Association Toshiba Tennis Classic, Physician
– Rehabilitation Committee, Scripps Memorial Hospital, La Jolla, Chairman, 1995-present
– 1990-1992, San Diego Gulls, International Hockey League, Team Physician

“Graft Impingement Following ACL Reconstruction: The Presentation of Graft Impingement
Following ACL Reconstruction as an Active Extension Thunk.”
American Journal of Sports Medicine 22 (3):415-417, 1994
J. Lane, D. Daniel and M.L. Stone

“Early Motion after Repair of Achilles Tendon Ruptures”
Foot and Ankle International 16 (11):705-709, 1995
R. Troop, G. Losse, J. Lance, D. Robertson, P Hastings and M. Howard

“Evaluation of the ACL in Controlling Axial Rotation”
American Journal of Sports Medicine 22 (2), 1994
J. Lane, C. Rangger, K. Kaufman, S. Irby and D. Daniel

“The Ligamentization Process: A 4 Year Case Study Following ACL Reconstruction with a Semitendinosis Graft”
Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Research 9 (2):149-153, 1993
J. Lane, P. McFadden, K. Bowden and D. Amiel

“Arthroscopic Staple Capsulorrhaphy: A Long Term Follow-Up”
Journal of Arthroscopy and Related Research 9 (2):190-194, 1993
J. Lane, R. Sachs and B. Riehl

“Evaluation of the ACL in Controlling Axial Rotation”
Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 15 (2) 1991:445
J. Lane, C. Rangger, K, Kaufman, S, Irby and D. Daniel

“Evaluation of the ACL in Controlling Axial Rotation”
ORS Transactions Vol 16 (1) 1991:236
J. Lane, C. Rangger, K, Kaufman, S, Irby and D. Daniel

“Chronic Ulceration of the Hand Due to Primary Cutaneous Lymphoma”
Orthopedics Vol 13 (12) 1990:1385
M.H. Bueche, S. Urba and J.G. Lane

“Evaluation and Management of Pediatric Subtrochanteric Femur Fractures”
Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 14 (3) 1990:668
J. Lane, R. Hesinger, T. Graham, and W. Phillips

“Pyarthrosis of the Knee: Treatment Considerations”
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, Vol 252, 1990:198
J. Lane, M. Falahee, E. Wojtys, F. Hankin and H. Kaufer

“Dupuytrens Contracture in an Adolescent”
American Family Physician Vol 37 (4) 1988:133
J. Lane and F. Hankin

“Pyarthrosis of the Knee: Treatment Considerations”
Orthopaedic Transactions Vol 11 (3) 1987:466
J. Lane, M. Falahee, F. Hankin and E. Wojtys

“Cardiovascular Abnormalities Accompanying Acute Spinal Cord Injury in Humans: Incidence Time
Course and Severity”
Journal of American college of Cardiology Vol 10 (1) 1987:46
K. Lehmann, J. Lane, J. Piepmeier and W. Batsford

“Pyarthrosis of the Knee: Treatment Considerations”
Orthropaedic Transactions Vol 10 (3) 1986:578
J. Lane, F. Hankin, . Falahee and E. Wojtys

“Cardiovascular Instability Following Acute Cervical Spinal Cord Trauma”
Central Nervous System Trauma Vol 2 (3) 1985:153
J Piepmeier, K. Luhmann and J. Lane

“Matrix Assessment of the Articular Cartilage Surface After Chondroplasty with the
Holmium:YAG Laser”
American Journal of Sports Medicine 25 (4): 560-569, 1997
J. Lane, M. Amiel, A. Monosov and D. Amiel