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Kenneth J. Lingenfelter, D.O.

Chief of Orthopaedic Spine Section – Christiana Care Health System

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Quick Bio

  • Special Interests: Operative and Non-Operative Treatment of the Adult Spine
  • Spine Section Chief – Christiana Care Health Systems


  • Orthopaedic Spine Surgery

Medical School

  • Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia, PA


  • Internship and Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery, Pinnacle Health Systems, Harrisburg, PA
  • Orthopaedic and Spinal Tumor Training, Johns Hopkins Medical Center, Baltimore, PA
  • Orthopaedic Tumor Surgery, Lancaster Regional Medical Center, Lancaster, PA
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery, Children's Scottish Rite, Atlanta, GA
  • Orthopaedic Trauma, Pediatric, Foot and Ankle Surgery, Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA


  • Louis S. Goldstein University of Rochester Spinal Fellowship & AO Spine Trauma Fellowship, Rochester, NY


  • American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Pennsylvania Osteopathic Medicine License
  • State of Delaware Professional License:  Physician D.O.
  • New York Medical License

Hospital Affiliations

  • Christiana Care Health Systems, Newark, DE

Professional Societies

  • AO Spine
  • North American Spine Society
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopaedics
  • American Osteopathic Association
  • Pennsylvania Medical Society
  • Philadelphia Medical Society
  • Phi Kappa Phi, National Undergraduate Honors Society
  • Sigma Sigma Phi, National Osteopathic Honors Society
  • Medical Society of Delaware