Leigh A Lather

Leigh A Lather, MD

Division:
Pediatric Orthopaedics , Orthopaedics: Pediatric
Department:
Orthopaedic Surgery , Pediatrics
Call 434.924.2301
Primary Location:
Pediatric Orthopedic Clinic

Fourth Floor

1204 W. Main St.

Charlottesville, VA 22903

Directions
Phone:
434.924.2301
Secondary Locations:
Expertise
ABMS Certification:
Pediatrics
Research Interests:

Pediatric Musculoskeletal Disorders

Clinical Practice:
Achondroplasia, Cerebral Palsy-child, Growth Plate Fracture, Juvenile Arthritis, Pediatric Orthopedics
About
Title:
Assistant Professor
Biography

Leigh Lather, MD, is a pediatric orthopedist who cares for children with a wide range of orthopedic issues, including fractures, sports injuries, scoliosis, clubfeet, hip dysplasia and a variety of developmental disabilities. She is an assistant professor in the Division of Pediatric Orthopedics and is board-certified in pediatrics.

Born in Minnesota, Dr. Lather spent her childhood in Iowa, New Jersey and England. She completed her undergraduate studies at Duke University and earned her medical degree with honors from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She completed her pediatric residency at the University of Virginia, serving as chief resident and a clinical instructor in pediatrics. Dr. Lather worked in private practice pediatrics in an underserved area of eastern North Carolina for thirteen years before returning to UVA for a fellowship in non-operative pediatric orthopedics. She joined the faculty in 2012. 

Outside of her role at UVA, Dr. Lather spends as much time as possible with her family, all of whom enjoy cooking, reading, traveling and spending time outside, especially hiking in the mountains.

Education
Primary:
University of North Carolina School of Medicine 1993
Residency:
University of Virginia School of Medicine (Pediatrics)