Ronald Lakatos, MD

Ronald Lakatos, MD

Orthopedic Surgeon in Central Ohio

Specializing in spine and orthopedic trauma surgery and reconstruction

Dr. Ronald Lakatos is an orthopedic surgeon who is fellowship trained in spine and orthopedic trauma surgery and reconstruction. His experience makes him well prepared to manage the most complex surgical cases.


Education, Training and Certification

Fellowship: Spine, Dallas Specialty Hospital/Dallas Spine Group, Dallas, Texas; Orthopedic Trauma and Reconstructive Surgery, OhioHealth Grant Medical Center, Columbus, Ohio
Residency: Orthopedic Surgery, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
Medical School: Hahnemann University School of Medicine
Board Certified: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery


Dr. Lakatos’ clinical interests and specialties include:

Diagnoses and Conditions:
  • Cervical, thoracic, lumbar disc herniations
  • Degenerative discs
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck and back pain
  • Radiculopathy
  • Scoliosis, degenerative scoliosis
  • Spinal deformity, stenosis, tumors and trauma
  • Spondylolisthesis

Types of Surgery:
  • Incorporates minimally invasive techniques
  • Spinal decompression
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Cervical laminoplasty
  • Fusion/instrumentation
  • Lateral interbody fusion
  • Dynamic stabilization
  • Artificial disc replacement

Watch the video about Marilyn, one of Dr. Lakatos’ spine surgery patients.Discover how he helped eliminate pain caused by her scoliosis.




Dr. Lakatos sees patients in Downtown Columbus, Gahanna, Eastside Columbus, Lancaster and Nelsonville. To schedule an appointment with Dr. Lakatos, please call (614) 788.5000.