William F Lavelle, MD, 315 464-8602

William F Lavelle, MD
Appointed 08/28/08
Women's Health Network
Upstate Bone and Joint Center
6620 Fly Road
East Syracuse, NY 13057

315 464-8602

Current Appointments

Hospital Campus

  • Downtown
  • Community

Clinical Section Affiliations

  • Orthopedic Surgery: Spine Surgery
  • Women's Health Network: Urgent/After Hours Care, Women's Bone Health/Orthopedic Surgery


Education & Fellowships

  • Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic, 2008, Spine Surgery
  • Residency: Albany Medical Center, 2007, Orthopedic Surgery
  • MD: Hahnemann University School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA, 2002
  • BS: Wilkes University, 1998, Biochemistry

Clinical Interests

  • Adult and Pediatric Spinal Deformity, Scoliosis, Kyphosis, Adult and Pediatric Spinal Trauma, Degenerative Spine Surgery, Growing Spine Technology, Kyphoplasty

Research Interests

  • Growing Spine Techniques including VEPTR, Spinal Cord Injury, Cervical Kyphosis, Scoliosis, Spinal Osteotomy, Spinal Outcomes Research

Clinical Trials

  • A Multi-Center Prospective Data Registry Study of VTI InterFuse(R) T for the Treatment of Spondylolisthesis and Degenerative Disc Disease
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  • A Comparison of Biomechanics and Neuromuscular Control Between Walking Sticks and Walker, during Gait in Adult Scoliosis Patients
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  • A Concurrently Controlled Study of the LimiFlex™ Paraspinous Tension Band in the Treatment of Lumbar Degenerative Spondylolisthesis with Spinal Stenosis
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  • A Multi-center, Prospective, Single Arm Study of Patients Undergoing a Two or Three Level ACDF Using ViviGen® Cellular Bone Matrix in Conjunction with Cervical Allograft Spacers and DePuy Synthes Spine Anterior Cervical Plate Systems
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  • A Prospective, Post-Market, Multi-Center Evaluation of a hydraulic expandable TLIF cage for the treatment of Degenerative Conditions of the Spine
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  • A Retrospective Outcomes Study of Anterior Spinal Fusions for Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
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  • Preservation of Thoracic Kyphosis and Coronal Curve Correction as a Function of Rod Stiffness in the Surgical Treatment of Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis with the Use of the K2M Mesa Rail (TM) Deformity System
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  • Prospective Database Registry Study of Scoliosis in Children with Cerebral Palsy (Operative Subjects)
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  • Prospective, Concurrently Controlled, Multi-Center Study to Evaluate the Safety and Effectiveness of the Spinal Kinetics(TM) M6-C Artificial Cervical Disc Compared to Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF) for the Treatment of Symptomatic Cervical Radiculopathy
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  • Prospective, Randomized, Data Registry Study of MOBIS II Structural Titanium(ST) Interbody Cage Compared to MOBIS Peek Cage for the Treatment of Spondylolisthesis and Degenerative Disc Disease
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  • Scoliosis Outcomes Database Registry
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  • The Chest Wall and Spine Deformity Registry
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Specialties & Certification

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Diseases & Conditions Treated

  • Bone Infection
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Curved Spine or Scoliosis
  • Fracture
  • Infections of Bones and Joints
  • Kyphosis
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Stenosis
  • Lumbosacral Plexopathy
  • Lumbosacral Radiculopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Injuries
  • Neck Spasms
  • Neck Strain
  • Neuropathy
  • Sciatica
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Fracture
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylolysis and Spondylolisthesis
  • Stress Fractures
  • Thoracic radiculopathy


  • Adults and Children


  • Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
  • Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Cervical Laminoplasty
  • Fracture Treatment of Spine
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression Surgery
  • Spinal Disease and Injuries
  • Spine Surgery
  • X-Ray

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital


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