Lasse Lempainen — Pihlajalinna

Lasse Lempainen

On-call duty

 Orthopaedic Surgeon in Turku, Finland. Special expertise in lower extremity  surgery, including injuries and disorders of knee, ankle, foot,  hamstring, rectus femoris, adductor and Achilles. Beside clinical work,  active research career in the field of orthopedics and sports medicine,  especially in hamstring, rectus femoris and Achilles tendon injuries and  disorders.

Approximately 350 procedures per year: 

• knee surgery: ligament reconstructions, meniscus

• muscle and tendon surgery: hamstring, Achilles, rectus femoris, adductor, patella, quadriceps, peroneus, biceps

• ankle and foot surgery: ligaments, tendons, fractures

• several international and national level athletes as patients 

• several non-domestic patients from e.g. USA, Canada, UK, Sweden and Russia

• collaboration with international football teams, e.g. FC Barcelona,  Spain, Atletico Madrid, Spain, AC Milan, Italy, Juventus FC, Italy, AS  Roma, Italy, Parma Calcio, Italy and Watford FC, UK.

PhD Thesis  Lempainen, Lasse: Surgical treatment of hamstring  injuries and disorders – the clinical spectrum from chronic tendinopathy  to complete rupture.  Academic dissertation, University of Turku,  Turku, Finland, 2009

Presentation video: Lasse Lempainen 


Instagram: Lasse Lempainen 

Publications: Lempainen Lasse, PubMed 

Contact information: 

Specialisations and tasks:

Specialist in orthopaedics and traumatology

Child patients:
I treat child patients
Finnish, English, Swedish

Pihlajalinna Levi

Levintie 1590, 99130 Levi

Pihlajalinna Tavastia Kamppi

Urho Kekkosen katu 4-6, 00100 Helsinki

Pihlajalinna Turku Kupittaa

Joukahaisenkatu 9, 20520 Turku