Dr. Dennis Kramer is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon at Boston Children's Hospital and an assistant professor of Orthopedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School. He is a specialist in pediatrics and has sub-specialty certification in sports medicine. He specializes in knee, shoulder and ankle injuries in children and young adults as well as pediatric fracture care.
Dr. Kramer graduated from Princeton University where he was a 3-time NCAA champion lacrosse player. He completed his medical school training at New York University and did an orthopedic residency at Johns Hopkins University. In 2007, he also completed a pediatric sports medicine fellowship at Boston Children's Hospital. Dr. Kramer previously served as the head orthopedic team physician for the 2012 USA under-19 men's lacrosse team, and is currently the head orthopedic team physician for UMass-Boston.
Dr. Kramer has published research in many national and international medical journals on sports medicine topics such as osteochondritis dissecans of the knee and ankle, meniscus injuries, ankle instability, muscle hernias and pediatric fracture care. He is an active member of national and international pediatric and sports medicine medical societies including POSNA, AAP and AOSSM. He is actively involved in teaching his peers and medical personnel.