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James Lehner, MD

expertise

spinal deformity, scoliosis, fractures, chest wall/rib deformity, torticollis, hip injury,  Limb inequality, club feet

bio

James Lehner is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Dayton Children's Hospital.

education and training

  • medical school: The Ohio State University College of Medicine
  • residency: Miami Valley Hospital
  • fellowship: Scoliosis, Kosair Crippled Children's Hospital, Louisville, KY
  • board certification: Orthopaedics

awards, honors and organizations

  • Ohio Orthopaedic Society

get to know me

I chose my specialty because...

after fracturing my femur at the age of 7, I've had a lifelong desire to help others who are going through what I went through at such a young age.


I chose to work at Dayton Children's because...

I love children and I love Dayton. 


Dayton Children's is special because...

it's the right place for children.


ratings and reviews
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Dayton Survey

Dr. Lehner was careful to explain procedure, risk and respect my decisions pertaining to my care. He also had great bedside manner and was easy to talk to. He and his staff were careful to provide me with helpful ideas and preparations to make my recovery from surgery successful.

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Dayton Survey

Our confidence in the doctor.

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Dayton Survey

I would say he was knowledgeable (obviously) and treated my kid like a kid Not an adult...

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Dayton Survey

Dr. Lehner and his whole team took an uncomfortable situation, pain wise, and made it as easy as possible. The staff was knowledgeable and had a bedside manner that was beyond comforting. I am so grateful I was referred to him and his team. Thank you so much!!!!

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