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Michael T. Lago, MD

Michael T. Lago


Orthopedic Surgery
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Dr. Michael T. Lago is a pediatric orthopedic surgeon who treats various disorders of the musculoskeletal system. His practice is focused on management of pediatric skeletal deformities, with additional interest in general orthopedic trauma. He sees patients with a wide range of orthopedic conditions, including:

  • Scoliosis (curvature of the spine)
  • Fractures in children
  • Disorders of the spine
  • Back pain in children and adolescents
  • Disorders of the hips and lower extremities
  • Hip pain and lower extremity pain in children through young adults
  • Hip pain and arthritis in adults
  • Hip replacement via the anterior approach
  • Limb length differences
  • Bowed legs
  • Knock knees
  • Knee pain
  • Flat foot
  • Ankle instability
  • Toe walking
  • Bone and joint infections
  • Fractures of the pelvis, and extremities in patients of all ages
  • Pediatric hand issues
  • Adolescent sports medicine
  • Joint dislocations

Education: The University of Texas at Houston, Houston, Texas
Specialty Training: University of South Florida, Tampa, Fla.; The University of Utah and Shriners Hospital, Salt Lake City, Utah
Languages: English and Spanish