Dr. Lingenfelter received his medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his internship and residency training in Orthopaedic Surgery at Pinnacle Health Systems and Hershey Medical Center of Pennsylvania. During his residency, he received dual training in both Orthopaedic Spine surgery and Neurosurgery. He then underwent extensive training in Orthopaedic Pediatric Spine and Trauma surgery at Children’s Scotish Rite in Atlanta, Georgia. Furthermore, Dr. Lingenfelter received specialized training in Orthopaedic and Spinal Tumor surgery at the world-renowned Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. Dr. Lingenfelter then advanced his extensive training in Spinal surgery with a combined Spine fellowship in Complex Reconstructive Spinal surgery in adult and pediatric spine at the Louis A. Goldstein fellowship and AO Spine Trauma fellowship at the prestigious University of Rochester in New York.
Dr. Lingenfelter has been practicing Orthopaedic and Spinal surgery since 2008. He specializes in adult and pediatric spine care. Some of the procedures he performs include kyphoplasty, artificial disc replacement, microdiscectomy, spinal decompression, spinal fusion, deformity and scoliosis surgery, along with minimally invasive surgery and complex revision spinal reconstruction. He uses minimally invasive surgical techniques to decrease complications and reduce recovery time to get his patients back to enjoying their lifestyle and activities.
Dr. Lingenfelter attends and participates in numerous international and local Orthopaedic and Spine meetings to provide the most up to date care for his patients. He is also passionate about developing and designing cutting edge spinal techniques and instrumentation. Dr. Lingenfelter is involved in furthering medical education and clinic research for the advancement of future spinal care.