W. Ben Kibler, MD, FACSM

  • Location: Lexington Clinic Orthopedics - Sports Medicine Center
  • Address: 700 Bob-O-Link Drive, Lexington, KY 40504
  • Phone: (859) 258-8575


RESIDENCY: Orthopedic Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1977
Parkland Hospital, Dallas, Texas, 1973
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1972
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, 1968
July 1977


Dr. Kibler is board-certified in Orthopedic Surgery. He provides services in shoulder, sports medicine, workers compensation, and surgical procedures. Dr. Kibler's professional interests include shoulder surgery, including the treatment of scapular dyskinesis (scapular muscle imbalance), the upper extremity, shoulder pathology, scapula, acute knee injury surgery, sports medicine and arthroscopic surgeries of the knee, shoulder, ankle, and elbow, and biomechanics of tennis.

Dr. Kibler can be reached at (859) 258-8575.



Filling a Weak Spot in Women’s Tennis: The Serve
Serena Williams has a powerful one, but she is an outlier. There is growing insistence in women’s tennis that the standard of serving needs to improve. Dr. Kibler discusses observations, analyzing and quantifying effective service technique.
New York Times: BEN ROTHENBERG     SEPT. 3, 2017 
Sciascia AD, Jacobs CA Morris BJ, Kibler WB. The Degree of Tissue Injury in the Shoulder Does Not Correlate with Pain Perception
  • Podium Presentation Paper #17 delivered by Kibler WB, American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Closed Meeting, Boston, MA, October 7, 2016