Keeping Kentuckians in the game!
UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine – proudly serving the needs of Kentucky’s elite athletes and weekend warriors. We get them back in the game!
We are the trusted official sports medicine providers for the University of Kentucky, Eastern Kentucky University, Western Kentucky University, Georgetown College and many of our local public schools.
Our specialists and fellowship-trained surgeons are known for developing and implementing state-of-the-art techniques to diagnose and treat bone and joint disorders.
Carolyn Hettrich, MD, a sports medicine surgeon for UK HealthCare's Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine, is a shoulder and elbow specialist.
Listen to a podcast with Dr. Hettrich as she discusses why she chose sports medicine, her work leading the world's largest study on shoulder instability and how she advocates for improved treatment and funding for musculoskeletal injuries.
We seek to improve the quality of life for patients who suffer from orthopaedic conditions and restore injured people back to a healthy level of activity.