About Lew C Schon, MD


CV Lew C Schon MD

Board certification

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, 1993 Recertified, 2012


Union College 6 year combined program, Schenectady NY BS, 6 year BS MD 1982
Albany Medical College , Albany NY MD 1984
Albany Medical College , Albany NY MD 1984
Mt Sinai Hospital, NY NY Surgery 1984-5
Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Instititue, NY NY 1989
University of Texas, Houston Foot and Ankle 1990

Hospital/academic affiliations

  • Union Memorial Hospital | Baltimore MD
  • Georgetown University Medical Center | Washington D.C.
  • Johns Hopkins School of Medicine | Baltimore MD
  • MedStar Union Memorial Hosptial | Baltimore MD

Society memberships

National Society Memberships
  • American Medical Association
  • American College of Surgeons
State Society Memberships
  • State Medical Society
    State Orthopaedic Societies
  • Maryland Orthopaedic Association
Specialty Society Memberships
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
Additional Society Memberships
  • Foot Club

  • North American Foot and Ankle Association


2014-2016 Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund Grant Award: The Revitalization and Incorporation of Bone Allograft with Circulating Mesenchymal Stem Cells;

2013-2015 Maryland Stem Cell Research Fund Grant Pre-Clinical Award: Cell Bearing Suture for Tendon/Ligament Reconstruction in Healing Impaired Patients

2012 Professors Award for Excellence in Teaching, Johns Hopkins Medical Institute, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

2011 The Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Orthopaedic Teaching, Union Memorial Hospital, Department of Orthopaedics, Baltimore, MD

2008 Goldner Award. Han SH, Lee JW, Parks BG, Guyton GP, Courneya JP, Schon LC. The effect of extracorporeal shock wave therapy on cultured tenocytes. Presented by Dr. Han at the Annual Summer Meeting of the AOFAS. Denver, CO (06/28/08).

2007 APOA 2007 Seoul Award Altered gene expression using microarray and real-time PCR in posterior tibial tendon dysfunction Authors: Lee, JW, Han SH, Schon LC, Choi WJ 15th Triennial Congress of Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Association(9/9-9/13/07) Seoul, Korea

2006 Jahss Visiting Professor: Hospital for Joint Diseases, New York University

2006 Gould Visiting Professor: University of Vermont

2006 Poster Award: First Place Tibiotalocalcaneal Fusion: A biomechanical study Authors: ONeill P, Logel K, Parks B, Schon L AOFAS Summer Meeting, Torrey Pines CA (7/06)

2005 Resident Writers Award Competition: Second-Place Awarded to Jonathan F. Rosenfeld, MD for the original study: Biomechanical investigation of optimal fixation of isolated talonavicular joint fusion. Authors Rosenfeld JF, Parks BG, Schon, LC. Awarded at 2006 AAOS Annual Meeting

2005 Poster Award: Peroneal Tendon Groove Deepening Procedure. Best of Society based on a peer review process from member societies of the AAOS Council of Musculoskeletal Specialty Societies. AAOS Winter Meeting, Washington, DC (2/23-27/05)

2004 Goldner Award. AOFAS principal: Baumhauer co -authors:Schon and Pinzur Cytokin Induced Osteoclastic Bone Resorption in Charcot Arthropathy: An Immunohistochemical Study. AOFAS Summer Meeting, Seattle, WA (7/29-31/04)

1999 Poster: Complex midfoot and hindfoot deformities treated with transpedal multiplanar wedge osteotomies /fusion. Awarded Best of Society COMSS

1997 ROGER A. MANN AWARD FOR CLINICAL RESEARCH AOFAS (American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society) Topic: Assessment & Management of the Rocker- Bottom Foot. Principal Investigator: L. C. Schon. Co-authors: S. Weinfeld, R. Marks, G. Horton, S. Resch

1996 ROGER A. MANN AWARD FOR CLINICAL RESEARCH AOFAS Topic: Revision Triple Arthrodesis. Principal Investigator: M. S. Myerson Co-authors: S. Haddad, R. Pell, L. C. Schon

1991 HUMANA AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE THE AOFAS ANNUAL RESEARCH AWARD Topic: Heel Pain Syndrome: Electrodiagnostic support for nerve entrapment Principal Investigator: L. C. Schon Co-authors: D. Baxter, T. Glennon

1989 FRAUENTHAL TRAVEL SCHOLARSHIP (Hospital for Joint Diseases Orthopaedic Institute)

1988 AO SCHOLARSHIP (Synthes, Inc.)

1984 Albany Medical College Senior Recognition Award


Community activities

Orthopaedic Art E-Motion Exhibits: "Filet of Sole" and "Tofu: Bean Curd with a Kick"

2010Todot Honoree for Commitment to Education and Community, Krieger Schechter Day School, Baltimore, MD

1998-Present Orthopaedic Rock and Roll Band "The Stimulators"

Established Scholarships/ Research Funds:

1995-PresentThe Schon Dance Science Scholarship, Annual scholarship to promote students involvement in dance science and perusing careers in health care related fields. Goucher College, Towson, MD

2002-PresentThe Schon Scholarship, provides student financial aid for medical school tuition. Albany Medical College, New York, NY

2010-PresentSchon Innovation Fund, 501c3 fund to support education and research in the field of musculoskeletal functions and disorders. Medstar Union Memorial, Baltimore, MD

Contact Information

Greater Chesapeake Orthopaedic Associates at Union Memorial Hospital 3333 N. Calvert Street Johnston Prof Building, Suite 400 Baltimore, MD USA 21218 View map Phone 800-571-9820 Fax 410-554-2853

Other staff in my practice

Paul L. Asdourian, MD
Disorders of the Spine

J. Mark Blue, MD
Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine

Henry R. Boucher, MD
Joint Replacement

Robert J. Brumback, MD

Frank R. Ebert, MD
Joint Replacement

Gregory P. Guyton, MD
Foot & Ankle

Jason W. Hammond, MD
Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine

Richard Y. Hinton, MD
Adult/Pediatric Sports Medicine

Leslie S. Matthews, MD, MBA
Sports Medicine

Stuart D. Miller, MD
Foot & Ankle

John B. O'Donnell, MD
Sports Medicine

Walter J. Roche, MD
Physical Medicine & Rehab

Jake Wisbeck, MD
Foot & Ankle

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