About Lorena Bejarano Pineda, MD

Dr. Lorena Bejarano-Pineda is a double fellowship trained orthopaedic surgeon in minimally invasive techniques in foot and ankle surgery and sports medicine. She completed a foot and ankle surgery fellowship at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School, following the completion of a sports medicine fellowship at Duke University. Dr. Bejarano-Pineda has a particular interest in minimally invasive and arthroscopic techniques in the foot and ankle. She also completed a fellowship in minimally invasive and percutaneous surgery in foot and ankle at Ramsay Sante - Clinique Blomet (Paris, France), under the guidance of world-renowned surgeons Dr. Joel Vernois and Dr. Olivier Laffenêtre.

Dr. Bejarano-Pineda has combined vast clinical training with academic research throughout her career. She completed two research fellowships at Duke University and University of Illinois at Chicago University between residency and fellowship training. Dr. Bejarano-Pineda bases her clinical practice in continuous academic research, with more than 30 peer reviewed publications. She is an active member of the Foot and Ankle Research and Innovation Lab (FARIL) providing collaboration with clinicians and scientific researchers in innovating diagnostic and therapeutic techniques in the field.

Dr. Bejarano-Pineda's clinical expertise includes the treatment of foot and ankle deformities using minimally invasive methods, which promote speedy recovery and less post-operative pain while also sustaining positive long-term outcomes. Given her sports medicine background, Dr. Bejarano-Pineda's clinical practice also includes sports-related injuries, cartilage, ligament and tendon disorders in the foot and ankle.

Outside of the operating room Dr. Bejarano-Pineda embodies a passion for teaching and leadership. She is a member of several academic societies including AAOS, RJOS, AOSMM and AOFAS and is an active member of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion committee of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society (AOFAS). As member of a premiere academic institution in healthcare, she aspires to contribute and promote an inclusive environment for patients and future residents/fellows for years to come.

Dr. Lorena Bejarano-Pineda is fluent in Spanish and English.

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Locations

Foot & Ankle Service
55 Fruit St.
Yawkey Center for Outpatient Care
Suite 3F
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-724-9338

Mass General/Newton-Wellesley Foot & Ankle Center
52 Second Ave.
Blue Building, Suite 1150, First Floor
Waltham, MA 02451
Phone: 617-724-9338

Foot & Ankle Service at Newton-Wellesley
978 Worcester St. - Rte 9 East
Wellesley, MA 02482
Phone: 617-724-9338

Medical Education

  • MD, University of Antioquia School of Medicine
  • Residency, Pontifical Bolivarian University
  • Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Duke University Medical Center
  • Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital*****
  • Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago Medical Center

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Research

Dr. Bejarano-Pineda research interests include diagnostic and treatment modalities in ankle and Lisfranc injuries, percutaneous techniques in foot and ankle, and virtual reality modalities for surgical training and rehabilitation of patients with musculoskeletal disease of the lower limb.

Publications

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    • Bhimani R, Ashkani-Esfahani S, Lubberts B, Kaiser P, Bejarano-Pineda L, Kerkhoffs G, Waryasz GR, DiGiovanni CW, Guss D. WBCT Can Effectively Diagnose Syndesmotic Instability Among Patients with Weber B Ankle Fractures. Foot Ankle Orthop. 2022 Jan 20;7(1):2473011421S00008.
    • Bejarano-Pineda L, DiGiovanni CW, Waryasz GR, Guss D. Diagnosis and Treatment of Syndesmotic Unstable Injuries: Where We Are Now and Where We Are Headed. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2021 Dec 1;29(23):985-997.
    • Bejarano-Pineda L, Sharma A, Adams SB, Parekh SG. Three-Dimensional Printed Cage in Patients With Tibiotalocalcaneal Arthrodesis Using a Retrograde Intramedullary Nail: Early Outcomes. Foot Ankle Spec. 2021 Oct;14(5):401-409.
    • Saur M, Lucas Y Hernandes J, Barouk P, Bejarano-Pineda L, Maynou C, Laffenetre O. Average 4-Year Outcomes of Distal Oblique First Metatarsal Osteotomy for Stage 1 to 3 Hallux Rigidus[Formula: see text]. Foot Ankle Int. 2021 Nov 8:10711007211052298.
    • Cody EA, Bejarano-Pineda L, Lachman JR, Taylor MA, Gausden EB, DeOrio JK, Easley ME, Nunley JA 2nd. Risk Factors for Failure of Total Ankle Arthroplasty With a Minimum Five Years of Follow-up. Foot Ankle Int. 2019 Mar;40(3):249-258.
    • Bejarano-Pineda L, DeOrio JK, Parekh SG. Combined Total Talus Replacement and Total Ankle Arthroplasty. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2020 Winter;29(4):244-248. PMID: 33416486.

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