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Orthopaedic Trauma


Left: A doctor examines a woman's arm. Center: A doctor uses a brace on a woman's arm. Right: A woman displays the brace on her arm.

To support UK Chandler Hospital's Level I trauma center, we have fellowship-trained orthopaedic trauma surgeons. UK Chandler Hospital is one of only two Level I centers serving the needs of Kentuckians. It is the only center providing tertiary care for central and southeastern Kentucky.

  • Patient stories

    A surgeon in the operating room hold scissors.UK orthopaedic trauma surgeon helps patient get back on her feet

    Grace Mlachak has an undeniable passion for being active, with hobbies spanning the gamut from water sports to nature hikes. However, when she broke her femur in a wakeboarding accident in late 2008, the healing process did not go quite how anyone expected. Mlachak was left with a leg deformity that slowly worsened her mobility. Learn how a UK HealthCare surgeon helped »