We Are Proof

The UK HealthCare Hand Center Team is more than a healthcare clinic. It’s a living, breathing network of determined doctors and nurses, researchers and staff, patients and families. Their stories of passion, perseverance and courage prove The Power of Advanced Medicine every day.  

Lynn Sweet's hands

An Artist's Touch

After 50 years as an artist, craftsman and home builder, Lynn Sweet’s hands became more and more painful and he began losing mobility. Not wanting to give up the work he loved and also made a living at, Lynn sought help from Maureen O’Shaughnessy, an orthopaedic Surgeon at the UK HealthCare Hand Center.

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Alli Stumler

Rallying to Recovery

After a devastating hand injury nearly ended her volleyball career, UK’s Alli Stumler, went on to play for the USA Collegiate National Team and has returned to play with the Wildcats.

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Angela King

"They just kept digging, they didn't stop."

What she thought was a problem with her hands started with her heart.
“When we work together, the results can be greater than the sum of the parts for sure.” – Dr. David Drake.

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