Scoliosis, Spinal deformity, Hip dysplasia (infantile and older adolescent manifestations), Congenital pediatric deformities or other developmental abnormalities, Pediatric trauma
Vincent Prusick, MD, grew up in Michigan and earned his medical degree from Michigan State University. He completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery and general surgery at UK and his fellowship in pediatric orthopaedics at Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt in Nashville, Tenn.
Dr. Prusick joined UK HealthCare as an orthopaedic surgeon in the summer of 2018 and practices at Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center in Lexington. He holds a faculty appointment in the UK College of Medicine as an assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery. His primary research interests are spinal deformity and trauma.
I’ve always enjoyed working with children. I’m grateful to have the opportunity to help kids who have been affected by congenital conditions improve their function and quality of life, as well as help kids who have suffered traumatic injuries return to their pre-trauma status and to their normal activities.
Faculty RankAssistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery
Michigan State University College of Human Medicine, East Lansing
Orthopaedics/Orthopaedic Surgery, University of Kentucky
Pediatric Orthopaedics, Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn.
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- Spinal deformity correction, including growing instrumentation in the younger population or definitive fusions in teenagers
- Hip and pelvic osteotomies
- Limb-lengthening procedures
- Club foot casting
- Fixation of all types of fractures
UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine
UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine: Pediatric Orthopaedics
Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center — Lexington110 Conn Terrace
Lexington, KY 40508
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