Orthopedics - Sports Medicine Center

Lexington Clinic physician presents awards to Transylvania University students

Peter Hester, M.D., Lexington Clinic orthopedic surgeon recently presented awards to six Transylvania University students. These awards recognized the students as nominees for the Lexington Clinic Orthopedics – Sports Medicine Citizen Athlete of the Year Award.

The mission of the Citizen Athlete of the Year Award is to recognize or highlight local athletes for exemplifying outstanding character in the world of athletics. The awards were presented on May 17 at Transylvania University’s All Sports Banquet.









Pictured left to right are, Nick Blackwell, Jessica Chandler, EJ Quijano, Coach Justin Corvin (accepting award for Meghan Taylor), Cole Green, Cassie Hamilton and Dr. Peter Hester.

Lexington Clinic Physician and Physical Therapist Present in Manchester, UK

W. Ben Kibler, MD, FACS, Lexington Clinic orthopedic surgeon, and Robin Cromwell, PT, Lexington Clinic physical therapist, recently presented 15 talks throughout the course of two days at the Scapular Master Class held in Manchester, UK. Dr. Kibler and Cromwell were the only two faculty to present during this class and spoke about the basic science and clinical application of the kinetic chain and scapular mechanics to 150 surgeons and physical therapists.

Prior to this class, Dr. Kibler presented three talks on the kinetic chain in tennis for an international meeting on tennis sports medicine. This meeting was held in conjunction with the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome, Italy.


Congratulations to Aaron Sciascia, MS, ATC, PES

Aaron Sciascia, MS, ATC, PES, Sports Medicine Program coordinator and athletic trainer was recently awarded the Kentucky Athletic Trainers’ Society (KATS) Award of Merit at the KATS annual meeting.

This award honors a certified athletic trainer that is distinguished in the profession of athletic training and to KATS. This marks the second year in a row that Sciascia has received an award from KATS. He was awarded the Clinical Athletic Trainer of the Year in 2014.

Congratulations to Aaron on this achievement!


Lexington Clinic Orthopedic Surgeons Present at Annual Meeting

W. Ben Kibler, MD, FACSM, and Trevor W. Wilkes, MD, both Lexington Clinic orthopedic surgeons, presented a continuing medical education (CME) instructional course at the annual national meeting of the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA).

Specifically, the CME course focused on shoulder injuries to the scapula, clavicle and AC joint. The two surgeons collaborated with Dr. Ben Rubin, a surgeon from Southern California on the presentation. Approximately 500 attendees were at the annual meeting, held in April.


International Physiotherapist visits Lexington Clinic

This April, Dakshika Govan, a physiotherapist from the United Kingdom, visited the Lexington Clinic Orthopedics – Sports Medicine Center as part of a traveling fellowship offered by the British Elbow and Shoulder Society.

Govan was at Lexington Clinic April 6, 2015 – April 17 2015. She has extensive experience treating all musculoskeletal conditions and has a specialist interest in the upper limb. She is currently a shoulder rehabilitation specialist and is also an Extended Scope Physiotherapist in an Integrated Muskuloskeletal Service.

For more information about Govan or her visit, contact Aaron Sciascia, Coordinator of the Shoulder Center of Kentucky, at (859) 258-8506 or ascia@lexclin.com.


Dr. Trevor Wilkes invited speaker at 2014 conference

This past December, Trevor W. Wilkes, MD, Lexington Clinic physician, was a speaker at the 2014 New York City Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: State-of-the-Art Conference.

While at the conference, Dr. Wilkes led two lectures, “Management of the Subscapularis in Total Shoulder Replacement,” and “Updates in Rehab after Total Shoulder Replacement and Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement.” The main focus of these lectures was technical considerations, post-operative pain control and advanced rehabilitation protocols. Also, Dr. Wilkes performed a demonstration of a total shoulder replacement on a cadaver for a small group of surgeons.

Orthopedics – Sports Medicine Center Sponsors Basketball Tournament Featuring Top Players in the Nation

The Lexington Clinic – Orthopedics Sports Medicine Center is proud to participate this weekend in a star-studded basketball showcase.
Today, Friday, November 28 and through tomorrow, Saturday, November 29, 14 of the nation’s top high school basketball teams will play at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School as part of the Joe B. Hall and Denny Crum Bluegrass Showcase. There will be six games on both days, beginning at 1:00 p.m. and tickets are available at BluegrassSports.org or at Paul Laurence Dunbar High School.

For those unable to attend the games in person, all games will be streamed live on Team 1 Sports, at www.team1sports.com. For more information, visit the Bluegrass Showcase website, www.bluegrasssports.org/bluegrass-showcase.

 

Brent J. Morris, MD, joins the Lexington Clinic Orthopedics – Sports Medicine Center

Lexington Clinic is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Brent J. Morris, orthopedic surgeon, to the Lexington Clinic Orthopedics–Sports Medicine Center.

Dr. Morris received his medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. He completed an internship in General Surgery and a residency in Orthopedic Surgery from Vanderbilt University and most recently completed a fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery from Texas Orthopedic Hospital, in affiliation with University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Full Story...

Lexington Clinic Orthopedics – Sports Medicine Center in the Community

This summer, the Lexington Clinic Orthopedics – Sports Medicine Center participated in community events, including Lexington Clinic night at a Lexington Legends home game and the Chick-Fil-A Connect Race Series. Full Story...





Lexington Clinic Athletic Trainer Aaron Sciascia named Clinical Athletic Trainer of the Year

Lexington Clinic Athletic Trainer named Clinical Athletic Trainer of the Year

Aaron Sciascia, MS, ATC, PES, Sports Medicine Program coordinator and athletic trainer was recently awarded the Clinical Athletic Trainer of the Year by the Kentucky Athletic Trainers’ Society (KATS). He was presented the award last Friday, June 6, at the KATS annual meeting. Full Story...

Lexington Clinic Orthopedics – Sports Medicine Center to sponsor Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series

The Lexington Clinic Orthopedics – Sports Medicine Center is one of the sponsors for this year’s Chick-fil-A Connect Race Series in Lexington, Ky. The race is scheduled for July 11, 2014 and proceeds from the race will benefit Lexington Rescue Mission, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping the Lexington community. It will be held at Coldstream Park with registration beginning at 6:00 p.m. Participants can choose to run in the 5K race... Full Story


Beat the Heat, Before It Beats You

As heat-related deaths become more common, we are increasingly aware of the danger of heat-related illnesses. This time of year as many of us spend more time outside, whether for sport, recreation or our jobs, we must be aware of heat-related illnesses and ways to help prevent them. Here are a few tips to help you play it safe in the heat.... Full Story




Lexington Clinic physician named in list of best surgeons in North America

LEXINGTON, KY— Wednesday, October 2, 2013 —Lexington Clinic orthopedic surgeon and founder of The Shoulder Center of Kentucky, W. Ben Kibler, MD, FACSM, was recently named one of the top twenty-eight shoulder surgeons in North America. more...


Trevor W. Wilkes, MD
Peter W. Hester, MD
Stephen C. Umansky, MD
David C. Dome, MD, ATC
W. Ben Kibler, MD, FACSM
Christian Christensen, MD
David M. Burandt, MD, FACSM
Tharun Karthikeyan, MD
Brent J. Morris, MD





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