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UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine Expands Access for Kentucky Athletes

When Morehead State University men’s basketball player Tyzhaun Claude felt a snap during practice last year, he knew immediately something was wrong.Claude’s team was in one of their final preseason practices...

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Posted - Nov 16Read More

‘We do it Because we Love it’: College of Medicine Faculty Provide Important Care for UK Football Team

The University of Kentucky football team has invigorated the campus community with one of the best seasons in the program’s recent history. In October, the Wildcats earned an exhilarating win over Florida, as...

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College of Medicine Recognized for Diversity and Inclusion Efforts with Prestigious Award

The University of Kentucky College of Medicine has received the 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest...

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Posted - Oct 18Read More

Dr. Jeffrey Selby Named Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine

After dedicating more than two years as interim chair of orthopaedic surgery and sports medicine, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine has officially named Jeffrey Selby, MD, chair of his department...

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Posted - Oct 12Read More

Forest Firefighter's "Scariest Day" Wasn't on the Fire Line

Becky Parsley fights forest fires. In the almost 10 years since she began full time work as a firefighter with the U.S. Forest Service, she's been on the fire lines in 11 states, including her beloved...

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Posted - Oct 21Read More

UK Orthopaedic Trauma Research Team Shows the World What Kentucky Can Do

The Orthopaedic Trauma Service research team in UK HealthCare’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine is comprised of a team that has made a tremendous impact despite being formed less than two...

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Posted - Nov 16Read More

UK Sports Medicine Research Institute Awarded $4 Million from U.S. Department of Defense

 The University of Kentucky Sports Medicine Research Institute (SMRI) received a $4 million research contract from the United States Department of Defense (DOD) and Office of Naval Research to expand research...

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Posted - Sep 21Read More

UKnow: UK Plastic Surgery, Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Collaborate to Perform Rare Operation

By Loretta Stafford, UKnowClick here for the story on UKnowBy the time Eastern Kentucky native Raeanna Napier arrived in Lexington for a consultation with Dr. Anil Duggal, assistant professor of surgery in the...

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Posted - Jul 11Read More

UK Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeon Helps Patient Get Back on the Move

Grace Mlachak has an undeniable passion for being active, with hobbies spanning the gamut from water sports to nature hikes. However, when she broke her femur in a wakeboarding accident in late 2008, the...

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Posted - Jun 16Read More

Olympic Team Doctor Now Serves Patients at UK HealthCare

Every four years, people around the world gather around the television and spend two weeks watching a lifetimes worth of work play out. For the hundreds of athletes that comprise Team USA, the result of their...

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Posted - Feb 8Read More

UK Orthopaedic Surgeon Selected for Prestigious Fellowship

Surgeons aren't often chosen to participate in the John N. Insall Traveling Fellowship the first time they apply for consideration, but that wasn't the case for Dr. Stephen Duncan, assistant professor of...

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Posted - Jan 29Read More

5 Questions with Dr. Christian Lattermann

Each day brings something different for Dr. Christian Lattermann; that’s one of the things that keeps him passionate about his job. As director of the Center for Cartilage Repair and Restoration at UK Sports...

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Posted - May 19Read More

UK Sports Medicine’s Performs First MACI Cartilage Repair in Kentucky and Midwest

Dr. Christian Lattermann, director for Cartilage Repair and Restoration in the University of Kentucky Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, recently became the first person at UK HealthCare —...

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Posted - Mar 2Read More

Orthopaedic Research Helps Patient Regain Mobility and Grow as a Nurse

Working as a bedside nurse requires extensive physical effort — pushing wheelchairs and beds, twisting and lifting, and long periods on your feet. Jennifer Thomas, who's been a nurse at UK HealthCare for six...

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Posted - Jan 26Read More

Johnson, Latterman Ranked Among Top Knee Surgeons by Orthopedics This Week

Drs. Darren Johnson and Christian Latterman, both professors in the University of Kentucky Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, have been ranked as two of the “16 Standout North American...

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Posted - Sep 27Read More

UK Sports Medicine to Provide Team Physicians for Georgetown College

A new partnership with Georgetown College Athletics will provide sports teams at Georgetown College with team physicians from the University of Kentucky Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine....

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Posted - Sep 1Read More