Mary Lloyd Ireland, MD

Practice areas

Practice areas

Clinical interests

  • Injury Prevention
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Shoulder and Knee Arthroscopy
  • Sports Medicine

Mary Lloyd Ireland, MD

Biography

My name is Mary Lloyd Ireland; I received my medical degree from the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis. I completed fellowships in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School and in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine at Hughston Orthopaedic Clinic, Columbus, Ga.

I am board certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners and American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery in Orthopaedic Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine.

Faculty rank

Associate Professor or Orthopaedic Surgery

Education

Degree
University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis

Residency
University of California Medical Center, Irvine

Fellowship
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine, Hughston Orthopaedic Clinic, Columbus, Ga.

Certifications or Special training
National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

UK Sports Medicine

UK HealthCare at Turfland
Suite 125
2195 Harrodsburg Road
Lexington KY 40504-3504

Call 859-323-5533
Call 800-333-8874

Office hours

Monday - Friday, 7 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Walk-in clinic hours

Monday - Friday, 7:30 - 8 a.m. 

Diagnostic Technologies: X-ray

Amenities
Pharmacy services

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Sports Medicine

Shriner's Hospital for Children
1900 Richmond Road
Lexington KY 40502



Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine

Rockcastle Regional Hospital and Respiratory Care Center
Medical Arts Building
140 Newcomb Ave.
Mt. Vernon KY 40456-1310

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  1. Yonz MC, Alcorn C, Burnham J, Johnson D, Ireland ML, Noehren B. Hip Strength Correlates to Improved Hop Test Performance After ACL Reconstruction: 3553 June 4, 9: 00 AM - 9: 15 AM. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May;48(5 Suppl 1):984.
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  2. Burnham JM, Yonz MC, Johnson DL, Ireland ML, Noehren B. Y-Balance Limb Asymmetry In ACL Reconstructed Patients Cleared For Return-to-Play: 3132 Board #197 June 3, 2: 00 PM - 3: 30 PM. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May;48(5 Suppl 1):890.
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  3. Kline PW, Johnson DL, Ireland ML, Noehren B. Clinical Predictors of Knee Mechanics at Return to Sport after ACL Reconstruction. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2016 May;48(5):790-5.
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  4. Kline PW, Morgan KD, Johnson DL, Ireland ML, Noehren B. Impaired Quadriceps Rate of Torque Development and Knee Mechanics After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction With Patellar Tendon Autograft. Am J Sports Med. 2015 Oct;43(10):2553-8.
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  5. Noehren B, Abraham A, Curry M, Johnson D, Ireland ML. Evaluation of proximal joint kinematics and muscle strength following ACL reconstruction surgery in female athletes. J Orthop Res. 2014 Oct;32(10):1305-10.
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  6. Ireland ML. Balancing life as a team physician. Clin Sports Med. 2007 Apr; 26(2):187-91. PMID: 17499622.
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  7. Davis I, Ireland ML, Hanaki S. ACL injuries--the gender bias. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2007 Feb; 37(2):A2-7. PMID: 17366963.
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  8. Willson JD, Ireland ML, Davis I. Core strength and lower extremity alignment during single leg squats. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2006 May; 38(5):945-52. PMID: 16672849.
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  9. Willson JD, Dougherty CP, Ireland ML, Davis IM. Core stability and its relationship to lower extremity function and injury. J Am Acad Orthop Surg. 2005 Sep; 13(5):316-25. PMID: 16148357.
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  10. Ireland ML, Ott SM. Special concerns of the female athlete. Clin Sports Med. 2004 Apr; 23(2):281-98, vii. PMID: 15183572.
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  11. Ireland ML, Willson JD, Ballantyne BT, Davis IM. Hip strength in females with and without patellofemoral pain. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2003 Nov; 33(11):671-6. PMID: 14669962.
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  12. McClay Davis I, Ireland ML. ACL injuries--the gender bias. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 2003 Aug; 33(8):A2-8. PMID: 12968861.
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  13. Hutchinson MR, Ireland ML. Overuse and throwing injuries in the skeletally immature athlete. Instr Course Lect. 2003; 52:25-36. PMID: 12690838.
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  14. Ireland ML. The female ACL: why is it more prone to injury? Orthop Clin North Am. 2002 Oct; 33(4):637-51. PMID: 12528906.
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  15. Sathe VM, Ireland ML, Ballantyne BT, Quick NE, McClay IS. Acute effects of the Protonics system on patellofemoral alignment: an MRI study. Knee Surg Sports Traumatol Arthrosc. 2002 Jan; 10(1):44-8. PMID: 11819021.
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  16. Harmon KG, Ireland ML. Gender differences in noncontact anterior cruciate ligament injuries. Clin Sports Med. 2000 Apr; 19(2):287-302. PMID: 10740760.
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  17. Ireland ML, Hutchinson MR. Upper extremity injuries in young athletes. Clin Sports Med. 1995 Jul; 14(3):533-69. PMID: 7553922.
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  18. Nyland JA, Shapiro R, Stine RL, Horn TS, Ireland ML. Relationship of fatigued run and rapid stop to ground reaction forces, lower extremity kinematics, and muscle activation. J Orthop Sports Phys Ther. 1994 Sep; 20(3):132-7. PMID: 7951289.
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  19. Ireland ML, Andrews JR. Shoulder and elbow injuries in the young athlete. Clin Sports Med. 1988 Jul; 7(3):473-94. PMID: 3042157.
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