Lawrence B. Schlachter

Neurological Surgery at The Schlachter Law Firm, P.C

Location:
602 Macy Drive, Roswell, Georgia, United States
Company:
The Schlachter Law Firm, P.C
HQ Phone:
(770) 552-8362
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Last Updated 2/28/2017

General Information

Employment History

Neurological Surgery  - TrialSmith

Position, Neurosurgical Residency Program  - Emory University

Education

Brooklyn College of the City University of New York

Doctor of Medicine degree  - State University of New York at Buffalo

J.D. degree  - The John Marshall Law School

Affiliations

Fellow  - American College of Surgeons

Fellow  - American College of Legal Medicine

Active Member  - Georgia Bar

Board Member  - The BELLI SOCIETY

Web References  

Brain and Spine Medical Malpractice | Schlachter Law Firm

A unique law practice led by Dr. Lawrence Schlachter, attorney and board-certified Neurological Surgeon.
In his acclaimed book, Malpractice, Dr. Schlachter provides readers with an all-access pass to the inner sanctums of the health care citadel, exposing the cultural flaws that fuel doctors' egos and outlining the steps every patient should take to protect himself or herself. More About the Book About Dr. Schlachter Lawrence B. Schlachter is one of the few attorneys in the United States who has a unique background combining dentistry, neurosurgery and law, with licenses to practice in each profession. He is especially qualified to represent patients with injuries and damage to the nervous system, the brain or the spinal cord resulting from accidents, missed or incorrect diagnoses or elective surgeries gone wrong.

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Dr. Schlachter, former neurosurgeon and malpractice attorney

About Dr. Schlachter
About Dr. Schlachter Attorneys across the United States regularly call upon Dr. Schlachter for his expertise as a neurosurgeon and lawyer. He is skilled in deposing defendant physicians and the medical experts who frequently take extreme positions to protect dangerous colleagues. Lawrence B. Schlachter is one of the few attorneys in the United States who has a unique background combining dentistry, neurosurgery and law, with licenses to practice in each profession. He is especially qualified to represent patients with injuries and damage to the nervous system, the brain or the spinal cord resulting from accidents, negligence, missed or incorrect diagnoses or elective surgeries gone wrong. Attorneys across the United States regularly call upon Dr. Schlachter for his expertise as a neurosurgeon and lawyer. He is skilled in deposing defendant physicians and the medical experts who frequently take extreme positions to protect dangerous colleagues. EDUCATION Dr. Schlachter graduated from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York in 1969. He received a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree in 1973 and a Doctor of Medicine degree in 1976 from the State University of New York at Buffalo. He also served as a resident in general surgery for two years and in neurological surgery for five years at Emory University and affiliated hospitals from 1976 to 1983. After retiring from active medical practice following a hand injury in 1999, Dr. Schlachter attended The John Marshall Law School in Atlanta, graduating with a J.D. degree in 2004. He is an active member of the Georgia Bar, a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, a Fellow of the American College of Legal Medicine and is certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. PRACTICE During Dr. Schlachter's neurosurgical practice, he performed over 10,000 surgical procedures on the brain and spine. He was the neurosurgeon on call for the President of the United States for the Atlanta area. He and his associates covered emergency rooms, complex trauma cases and cared for patients with tumors, aneurysms, spine injuries, disc disease and spinal deformities. Dr. Schlachter performed craniotomies for tumors, aneurysms, hydrocephalus and other conditions and laminectomies, fusions, disc removals and spinal instrumentation procedures. As an experienced neurosurgeon and attorney, Dr. Schlachter knows what the standard of care should be for patients and is able to recognize the issues and investigate the medical care in each case. In representing professionals, individuals and businesses in areas of health law, personal injury, product liability, patient safety issues and catastrophic injury, Dr. Schlachter integrates his medical experience and knowledge with legal principles pertinent to each case. Dr. Schlachter's passion is quality medical care. He believes that every patient is entitled to be treated with respect and dignity.

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Brain and Spine Medical Malpractice | Schlachter Law Firm

A unique law practice led by Dr. Lawrence Schlachter, attorney and board-certified Neurological Surgeon.
In his acclaimed book, Malpractice, Dr. Schlachter provides readers with an all-access pass to the inner sanctums of the health care citadel, exposing the cultural flaws that fuel doctors' egos and outlining the steps every patient should take to protect himself or herself. More About the Book About Dr. Schlachter Lawrence B. Schlachter is one of the few attorneys in the United States who has a unique background combining dentistry, neurosurgery and law, with licenses to practice in each profession. He is especially qualified to represent patients with injuries and damage to the nervous system, the brain or the spinal cord resulting from accidents, missed or incorrect diagnoses or elective surgeries gone wrong.

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