Leigh Ann Lather, MD, FAAP

Dr. Lather is currently Attending / Consulting at the Kluge Children’s Rehabilitation Center located at the University of Virginia.  She is also involved in Clinic-based teaching, conferences and didactic lectures for Orthopaedics, Pediatrics and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Residents and rotating medical students.  She is a Member of the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Beyond Orthopaedics
“My family and I enjoy participating in and supporting the fine and performing arts, especially dance and music.  I also like to volunteer my time to multiple schools – as a guest teacher, tutor and class room assistant.”


Office Locations:
Battle Building at UVA Children’s Hospital
1204 W. Main St. Charlottesville, VA
Fontaine Research Park
Clinic Location:
Pediatric Orthopaedic Clinic
Battle Building
1204 W. Main Street
Charlottesville, VA 22903
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 800159
Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Virginia
Charlottesville, VA 22908

Office Phone:
434.982.4215(Battle Building)
434.982.4215(Fontaine Research Park)
Clinic Phone:
Office Fax:


Associate Professor Orthopaedic Surgery


Non-operative Pediatric Orthopaedics


Education: Duke University (B.S.)
University of North Carolina School of Medicine (M.D. with Honors)

Residency: Residency in Pediatrics, University of Virginia
Chief Resident, Pediatrics, University of Virginia

Fellowship: Fellowship in Non-Operative Pediatric Orthopaedics and Musculoskeletal Medicine, Unversity of Virginia

Certification and Licenser

American Board of Pediatrics, Virginia

Clinical Interests

Fracture management
Medical assessment of multiple fracture history
Sports Medicine and sports injuries
Spondylolysis, Spondylolisthesis
Developmental Dysplasia of the hip (DDH)
Clubfoot management- Ponseti Method
Gait abnormalities
Orthopedic complications of Cerebral Palsy and other Neuromuscular conditions
Lower extremity alignment problems
Flat feet
Benign bone tumors
Consults/second opinions re: any Pediatric Orthopaedic condition