Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine

Less Pain for Better Living

Med Center Health Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine provides complete care for patients who have bone and joint problems caused by disease, disorder or injury.

The doctors at Med Center Health Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine are fellowship-trained, UK Healthcare physicians who practice exclusively at The Medical Center. They also serve as Assistant Professors in the Department of Orthopaedics for the University of Kentucky, giving them ready access to the latest, most innovative treatment options for the best possible patient outcomes.

Med Center Health’s sports medicine department helps keep people physically active where they live, work and play. When injuries occur, we have a comprehensive team to ensure a fast recovery and safe return to prevent re-injury. The team includes physicians, physical therapists, certified athletic trainers, and certified strength and conditioning specialists.

As Southcentral Kentucky’s leader in orthopaedic surgery, Med Center Health is proud to offer advanced technologies such as Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery. This innovative tool helps surgeons plan and perform hip and knee replacements — including cementless knee replacement — with advanced precision.

Med Center Health Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is located in the Riverside Professional Center on the campus of The Medical Center, 825 E Second Avenue, Suite C2.

Walk-In Clinic

If you’ve experienced a new, acute injury within 48 hours and it is not an emergency, Med Center Health Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine’s walk-in clinic is open Monday-Friday from 7:30-8:30 a.m. No appointment is necessary. For more information, call 270-780-2750.

Orthopaedics treatments and services

Learn more about Med Center Health’s wide range of approaches to orthopaedic treatments and services.

Mixed Reality Shoulder Replacement Surgery

Doctor Chaitu Malempati has recently performed the first mixed reality shoulder replacement surgeries in the state of Kentucky. Mixed reality surgery can result in shorter operating times, less blood loss and less risk to the patient. Patients interested in a consult for mixed-reality surgery can contact Med Center Health Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine.

Drs Desai and Badarudeen by the Mako robotic