Henry J. Iwinski Jr., MD

Clinical interests

  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Pediatric Orthopaedics
  • Spine

Henry J. Iwinski Jr., MD


My name is Henry Iwinski; I am the chief of staff for Shriners Hospitals for Children, Lexington, Professor of Pediatric Orthopaedics at the University of Kentucky, and serve on the Shriners Hospitals for Children national Physician Executive Team. My expertise is all aspects of pediatric orthopaedics with special interest in complex spinal deformity. I am board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. My current research interests include cerebral palsy, clubfoot, and scoliosis.

I graduated summa cum laude from Niagara University, obtained my medical degree from Brown University, and completed a residency in orthopaedic surgery at the Medical College of Georgia. I specialized in pediatric orthopaedics and spine surgery with training at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas and at Charlotte Orthopaedic Specialists.

I am a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, the Scoliosis Research Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Faculty rank

Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Pediatrics


Brown University, School of Medicine, Providence, R.I.

Medical College of Georgia Hospital and Clinics, Atlanta

Charlotte Orthopedic Specialists, Charlotte, N.C. 
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children, Dallas

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery

Kentucky Clinic
First Floor, Wing C
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284

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Pediatric Orthopaedics

Shriners Medical Center
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Lexington KY 40508

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  1. Carpiaux AM, Hosseinzadeh P, Muchow RD, Iwinski HJ, Walker JL, Milbrandt TA. The Effectiveness of the Ponseti Method for Treating Clubfoot Associated With Amniotic Band Syndrome. J Pediatr Orthop. 36(3):284-8.
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  2. Erickson S, Hosseinzadeh P, Iwinski HJ, Muchow RC, Talwalkar VR, Walker JL, Milbrandt TA. Dynamic pedobarography and radiographic evaluation of surgically treated cavovarus foot deformity in children with Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2015 Jul;24(4):336-40.
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  3. Garabekyan T, Hosseinzadeh P, Iwinski HJ, Muchow RD, Talwalkar VR, Walker J, Milbrandt TA. The results of preoperative halo-gravity traction in children with severe spinal deformity. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2014 Jan;23(1):1-5.
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  4. Patel J, Walker JL, Talwalkar VR, Iwinski HJ, Milbrandt TA. Correlation of spine deformity, lung function, and seat pressure in spina bifida. Clin Orthop Relat Res. 2011 May; 469(5):1302-7. PMID: 21125362.
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  5. Nowicki PD, Tylkowski CM, Iwinski HJ, Talwalkar V, Walker JL, Milbrandt TA. Structural bone allograft in pediatric foot surgery. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2010 May; 39(5):238-40. PMID: 20567741.
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  6. Augsburger S, White H, Iwinski H, Tylkowski CM. A magnetic emergency release system for halo traction. J Surg Orthop Adv. 2010; 19(4):214-7. PMID: 21244808.
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  7. Milbrandt TA, Singhal M, Minter C, McClung A, Talwalkar VR, Iwinski HJ, Walker J, Beimesch C, Montgomery C, Sucato DJ. A comparison of three methods of pain control for posterior spinal fusions in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis. Spine (Phila Pa 1976). 2009 Jun 15; 34(14):1499-503. PMID: 19525843.
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  8. Wahlquist M, Iwinski H, Serey PJ. Hypoplasia of the left superior ramus of the pubis. Am J Orthop (Belle Mead NJ). 2008 Nov; 37(11):577-8. PMID: 19104687.
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  9. Banit DM, Iwinski HJ, Talwalkar V, Johnson M. Posterior spinal fusion in paralytic scoliosis and myelomeningocele. J Pediatr Orthop. 2001 Jan-Feb; 21(1):117-25. PMID: 11176365.
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