Lawrence Schrader MD is an orthopedic surgeon who specializes in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine. Dr. Schrader is licensed to practice in California and Tennessee. He practices orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine at Schrader Lawrence in 927 Cordova Station Ave, Cordova.

Curriculum Vitae

Lawrence Fredrick Schrader, M.D., F.A.C.S.

927 Cordova Avenue

Cordova, Tennessee 38018


DOB: 05/01/1957


Current Occupation:

Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon


Business Name & Locations:

MidSouth Orthopedic Associates, P. C.

Web address:

927 Cordova Station Avenue

Cordova, Tennessee 38018

Phone: (901) 465-4300

Facsimile: (901) 465-3357

Toll Free: (877) 710-5633

Hospital Affiliations:


Delta Medical Center, Memphis Tennessee

St. Francis Bartlett, Bartlett Tennessee



Licensure and Certifications:


American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons

July 1990 Board Certified

July 2009-2020 Recertification


Fellow American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons

Fellow American College of Surgeons


Society Memberships:

1990 to present American Association of Orthopedic Surgeons

2000 to present Fellowship of Christian Athletes

2002 to present  American Academy of Disability Evaluating Physicians


Department and Committee Appointments: 


Delta Medical Center, Memphis Tennessee                                   Dominican Hospital Santa Cruz, California

2003-2007 Chief of Surgery                                                              1993-1996 Chief Department of Orthopedic Surgery

2003-2007Credentialing Committee                                               1995-1996 Chief Surgical Executive Committee

2003-2007Quality Assurance Committee

2003-2007Executive Committee


Education and Training:


1984 to 1988 Residency Orthopedic Surgery, University of California at San Francisco

1983 to 1984 Internship General Surgery, University of California at San Francisco

1979 to 1983 Medical School, University of California at San Francisco

1975 to 1979 University of California at Irvine, Bachelor of Science, Biology, Cum Laude


Military History:


July 1986 Commissioned Captain, USAR

July 1990 Promoted to Major

December 1990 to June 1991 Active Duty- Desert Storm, Airborne




  • Baldwin KM, Hooker AM, Herrick RE, Schrader LF:  Respiratory Capacity and Grycogen Depletion in Thyroid Deficient Muscle, J. Appl. Physiology, Respirat. Environ Exercise Physiology 49: (1) 1272-1276, 1980


  • Baldwin KM, Valdez V, Schrader LF, Herrick RE: Effect of Functional Overload and Substrate Oxidation Capacity in Skeletal Muscle, J.Appl. Physiology, Respirat. Environ Exercise Physiology 50: (6) 1272-1276, 1980


  • Baldwin KM, Ernst SB, Mullin WJ, Schrader LF, Herrick RE: Exercise Capacity and Cardiac Function of Rats with Drug Induced Cardiac Enlargement, J. Appl. Physiology, Respirat. Environ Exercise Physiology 52 (3) 591-595, 1982


  • Schrader LF,  Skinner RF, Ashley RK: Congenital Vertical Talus: Surgical Correction by a One-Stage Medical Approach, Orthopedics 13 (11) 1233-1236, 1990


Outside Interest/Activities:


1984 NCAA-All American

Track & Field

1984 NCAA- National Championship

Track & Field

USA Track and Field

2005 Hammer Throw- USA Masters Champion

1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 All American

1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2004 National Silver Medal

2003 National Bronze Medal, Discus

2001 All American Weight Throw- 4th place World Championship in 2005 (San Sebastian, Spain) and 6th place in Italy 2007

2001 National Weight, Superweight, and Ultraweight Champion

2001 National Bench Press, Powerlift & Curl Champion, NASA

2004 World Championship Hammer/Discus Throw, 7th place, Puerto Rico

2007 Hammer Throw National Champion

2007 National Weight Throw


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