• Garden State Orthopaedics offers comprehensive and individualized orthopaedic

  • Experienced, caring
    and attentive
    bilingual medical
    staff offer many
    options to
    accommodate you.

  • GSO professional
    medical staff will
    assist you by
    answering health
    insurance questions
    and filling out forms.

  • Dr. Barr offers the most comprehensive orthopaedic care available.

  • Dr. Barr and the staff at Garden State Orthopaedics are dedicated to today’s highest healthcare standards and consistently improve the quality of lives of patients.

Lawrence I. Barr, D.O.

Garden State Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
Main Office in Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Dr. Barr is a board-certified orthopaedic specialist. He was raised in Cherry Hill, New Jersey, is a graduate of Cherry Hill East High School, and graduated from Glassboro State College (Rowan University) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology.

After receiving his medical training from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine and interning at Metropolitan Hospital, Dr. Barr completed his orthopaedic surgical residency at the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. During this time, he spent three months each at Shriners Hospital for pediatric orthopaedics, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital for hand surgery, Cooper Trauma Center for orthopaedic traumatology, and Graduate Hospital for sports medicine. After residency, he completed a fellowship in spinal reconstructive surgery in Cleveland, Ohio under Dr. Arthur D. Steffee. His fellowship consisted of comprehensive training in spinal conditions and disorders, including both minimally invasive and major spinal reconstructive procedures. Dr. Barr has also completed advanced training in spinal instrumentation as well as microsurgical techniques.

Garden State Orthopaedics, with seven offices conveniently located throughout central and southern New Jersey, offers comprehensive and individualized orthopaedic treatment. Dr. Barr's specialties include advanced techniques in shoulder and knee arthroscopy, operative and non-operative management of general orthopaedic conditions, fracture care, sports medicine, industrial and work-related injuries, minimally invasive spine surgery, orthopaedic disability evaluations, and independent medical evaluations.

Professional memberships include American Medical Association, American Osteopathic Association, Arthroscopy Association of North America, Pennsylvania Medical Association, New Jersey Orthopaedic Society, Medical Society of New Jersey, and the Camden County Medical Society. Dr. Barr is a diplomat of the National Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiners.

Dr. Barr's hospital affiliations include Virtua-West Jersey Health System and Kennedy Health System. He was board certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons in October of 1996 and re-certified in January of 2007.

Robert G. Ranelle, D.O., F.A.O.A.O

Photograph of Robert Ranelle D.O.Dr. Robert Ranelle is originally from Fort Worth Texas, where he completed his undergraduate degree from Wesleyan College and received his Doctrine from Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Ranelle completed his postgraduate residency at Metropolitan Hospital in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In addition to over twenty five years of orthopadeic surgery experience, Dr. Ranelle also specializes in treating complex orthopedic and spinal conditions including both cervical and lumbar, limited invasive procedures, spinal fusions, discectomies, decompressive surgery, and spinal cord stimulator implantation.

Dr. Ranelle is Board Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Orthopedic Surgery and is licensed in three different states including: New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Texas. He has received honors including Diplomat by Texas State Board of Medical Examiners from 1990 through 2008, Fort Worth Magazine: “Top Doctors” voted by peers in 2005, and was awarded to Fellow, American Osteopathic Association of Orthopedics in September of 2008.

Raising the "Barr"
in Orthopaedics and
Sports Medicine

Dr. Barr is recognized as one of the region's top board-certified orthopaedic specialists and is featured as one of South Jersey Magazine's Top Physicians 2012. Dr. Barr and his staff at Garden State Orthopaedics, are committed to excellence by pledging to provide the highest quality of orthopaedic care possible to help you recover from injury, regain mobility, experience freedom from pain and enjoy an improved quality of life.

When it comes to orthopaedics, experience matters. With more than twenty years of expert experience, Dr. Barr and his dedicated staff are committed to helping you recover from injury, while navigating you through any insurance issues to return you to an active lifestyle. Garden State Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine offers the highest quality outpatient services, including outpatient surgery, sports medicine care, workers compensation claims, motor vehicle injuries and general orthopaedic concerns.

Main Office

1030 North Kingshighway
Suite 200
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Main Office Phone: 856-616-2999
Fax: 856-616-1437

Contact Us:

Please email us at info@gardenstateorthopaedics.com with your questions. Please include the patient's name in the subject of your email. This email is intended for NON-URGENT, NON-MEDICAL communication only. We will reply to questions submitted via email within 3 business days.

If you need an immediate response to your question, please call to speak with a member of our office staff. For all questions directly related to your health, call the office at (856) 616-2999.
If this is a life-threatening
emergency, please call 911 immediately.

Office Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday
Phone calls: 8:30 to 4:30
Patient care: 9:00 to 5:00

Download Patient Forms