Dr. Lawlor
Dr. Lawlor

Our Approach

We are a family owned practice and we care about you. Like his own family Dr. Lawlor realizes that relationships are important. At Canyon State Rheumatology our mission is to provide compassionate care in a kind and respectful environment.

Dr. Kenneth Lawlor, DO

  • Board certified Rheumatologist
  • Practicing in Arizona since 2010
  • Fellowship: University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Residency: University of Missouri Columbia
  • Medical School: Kansas City University of Medicine and Bio-science


Dr. Lawlor was born and raised in Arizona. He obtained a bachelor of interdisciplinary studies with emphasis in sociology and chemistry from Arizona State University (Go Devils!). Upon graduation, Dr. Lawlor moved with his wife and children to Kansas City, MO and attended four years of medical school at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences. After graduating from medical school Dr. Lawlor completed a three year internal medicine residency at the University of Missouri-Columbia. He then completed two additional years of fellowship training in Rheumatology at the University of Missouri-Columbia. In Dr. Lawlor’s final year of fellowship he served as chief fellow in Rheumatology and assisted in the teaching of residents working in Rheumatology. Dr. Lawlor developed a passion for teaching while in residency and fellowship and has continued teaching and mentoring residents to this day from the Midwestern Internal Medicine Residency Program at Verde Valley Medical Center. Dr. Lawlor has been practicing Rheumatology in Arizona since 2010. He loves being a Rheumatologist and helping patients successfully treat their arthritis and autoimmune disease, but his greatest joy comes from being a father and husband. Dr. Lawlor and his wife have six children which keep them on their toes.


Joint and Arthritis pain can be helped in many cases. Dr. Lawlor continues his ongoing education into the latest treatments and therapies in order to help his patients improve their conditions. Here are some of the diseases and conditions Dr. Lawlor specializes in treating at Canyon State Rheumatology.

Next Steps…

At Canyon State Rheumatology, we are ready to help you with the next phase of your life. For compassionate care contact us today.