William F Lavelle, MD

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

315 464-8668

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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  • 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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Specialties & Certification

  • Orthopedic Surgery


  • Adults and Children


  • Spine Surgery

Current Hospital Privileges

  • Upstate University Hospital

HealthLinkOnAir Radio Interview

8/6/14 Expert Advice: What to do for a knot in your shoulder

6/18/14 Shoulder and neck pain may be related

2/27/13 Whats Your Emergency?  Neck and back injuries


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Professor Emeritus

  • David Murray, MD
  • Andrew Palmer, MD
  • Hansen Yuan, MD