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Vishwas R. Talwalkar, MD

Department/Specialty

  • Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Faculty Rank

Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Pediatrics

Clinic Information

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or 800-333-8874 (toll free)

Clinical Interests

Clubfoot
Injury Prevention
Limb Deficiency
Orthopaedic Surgery
Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
Pediatric Orthopaedics
Perthes Disease
Scoliosis

Education

Degree

Washington University, School of Medicine, St. Louis

Residency

Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tenn.

Fellowship

Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas

Certifications or Special Training

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Additional Information

Profile

Vishwas Talwalkar is a pediatric orthopaedic surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children, Lexington and Associate Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedics at the University of Kentucky. His expertise is all aspects of pediatric orthopaedics and complex spinal deformity and he is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He is involved in a broad spectrum of research with a focus on the areas of Legg-Calve-Perthes disease, spinal deformity and clubfoot. He has been a recipient of research awards from the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America and the resident teaching award from the University of Kentucky.

He graduated summa cum laude from Murray State University and obtained his medical degree from Washington University in St. Louis. He completed his orthopaedic surgery residency at Vanderbilt University and sub-specialized in pediatric orthopaedics and spine surgery with training at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas.

Talwalkar is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, the Scoliosis Research Society, the Association of Children’s Prosthetic and Orthotic Clinics, and the American Academy of Pediatrics. He continues to be active in multiple leadership positions in these organizations.