Physician biography

Keith W. Lawson, M.D.

“The practice of orthopaedic surgery provides an immediacy of effort into results that is unmatched by any other medical specialty. I strive to combine the surgical and technological innovations of the 21st century with old-fashioned, empathetic treatment of the individual patient.”

Dr. Keith W. Lawson received his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Texas A&M University. He is a 1992 graduate of the University of Nebraska Medical Center with a Master of Science in Cell Biology and Anatomy. Dr. Lawson obtained his Doctor of Medicine Degree from the University of Nebraska College of Medicine in 1996. Following medical school, Dr. Lawson completed an Orthopaedic Surgery residency at the University of Texas Health Center in San Antonio. 

He is on staff at BryanHealth, Nemaha County Hospital in Auburn, Nebraska, NOC Surgery Center, and Lincoln Surgical Hospital.

Dr. Lawson is a Team Physician for the Lincoln Stars hockey team and the Lincoln Saltdogs baseball team. He is board-certified in Orthopaedic Surgery and is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Medical Association, Nebraska Medical Association, and Lancaster County Medical Society. He also holds membership in the Texas A&M University Former Students Association, UNMC Alumni Association, and Alamo Orthopaedic Society.

Dr. Lawson enjoys travel, golf, hunting, and many sports including volleyball and snow skiing. He lives in Lincoln with his wife and two daughters.


Joint Replacement
Arthroscopic Surgery
General Orthopaedics


B.S. – Texas A & M University, 1990
M.D. – University of Nebraska Medical Center, 1996

Board Certification

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Post Grad Training

Residency: The University of Texas Health Science Center- San Antonio, TX, 1996-2001


American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
American Medical Association
Nebraska Medical Association
Phi Rho Sigma Medical Society

Clinical Team

Advanced Practice Provider: Laura A. Wegehaupt, PA-C

Primary Clinical Assistant: Sandy D., LPN

South office – Lincoln

6900 A Street
Lincoln, NE 68510
Phone: (402) 436-2000

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