Lane E Shepherd, MD

Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery

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Dr. Shepherd is an Associate Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery. He specializes in the treatment of orthopaedic trauma and fracture care. Dr. Shepherd has special interest in the management of large bone fractures and fractures that fail to heal. His practice is located at LAC+USC Medical Center, which is one of the busiest trauma centers in the nation.


  • Syndesmotic Screw Removal in a Clinic Setting Is Safe and Cost-effective Foot Ankle Spec. 2020 Apr; 13(2):144-151. . View in PubMed
  • Undetected iatrogenic lesions of the anterior femoral shaft during intramedullary nailing: a cadaveric study J Orthop Surg Res. 2008 Jul 17; 3:30. . View in PubMed
  • A drawing mismatch or a terminology error? A review. Surg Radiol Anat. 2005 Aug; 27(3):223-6.. View in PubMed
  • Controversies in intramedullary nailing of femoral shaft fractures J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2003 Jun; 85(6):1162; author reply 1162. . View in PubMed
  • Gunshot femoral shaft fractures: is the current classification system reliable? Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2003 Mar; (408):101-9.. View in PubMed
  • Comparison of anterior and posterior iliac crest bone grafts in terms of harvest-site morbidity and functional outcomes J Bone Joint Surg Am. 2002 May; 84(5):716-20. . View in PubMed