Frankfort Regional Medical Center provides a full range of advanced orthopedic services to treat orthopedic, musculoskeletal, and spine-related injuries and problems. Fractures, joint diseases and joint replacement, sports injuries, arthritis, osteoporosis, bone tumors and other related conditions can receive specialized orthopedic treatment through Frankfort Regional's orthopedic care.

Frankfort Regional Medical Center has received The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Certification for total hip and total knee replacement. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing exceptional patient care.

Frankfort Regional Medical Center has received The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for Certification for total hip and total knee replacement.

Patients are offered the full spectrum of care from inpatient surgery to outpatient procedures and physical therapy. And, because Frankfort Regional Medical Center is a full-service health facility, orthopedic patients have access to cross-specialty care if needed, such as emergency services, back and spine care, or cardiac care.

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Orthopedic services at Frankfort Regional Medical Center offer a highly integrated health care delivery system through our hospital and rehab center. The orthopedic surgeons combined with knowledgeable staff provide the most innovative technologies available for diagnostic assessment, treatment, and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal diseases and injuries. Our highly trained teams of specialists work with individuals and their primary care physician to develop a treatment plan specifically designed for the individual patient. Frankfort Regional provides treatment for fractures, sports medicine injuries, bone and joint disease, and the related structures ligaments, tendons, nerves, and muscles. Surgical services include: arthroscopy, foot and ankle surgery, hand and wrist surgery, shoulder surgery, knee surgery, elbow surgery, hip surgery, fracture fixation, ligament reconstruction and total hip and knee replacement.

We also offer both surgical and non-operative spine treatment options for a full range of spinal conditions. These include acute injuries and degenerative conditions of the neck and back such as disk herniations and spinal stenosis, as well as more complex conditions such as spinal infections, fractures and tumors. In addition to spine disorders, we offer a range of options for the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.

Video Gallery

The wearing away of shoulder cartilage could merit a shoulder replacement, says Joseph Dobner, MD, from Frankfort Regional Medical Center. Find out the big indicator that this has happened by watching this video.

Hip replacement surgery involves removing parts of hip and replacing them with new ones, says Joseph Dobner, MD, from Frankfort Regional Medical Center. Watch him demonstrate exactly what happens during the procedure in this clip.

Replacing the knee is necessary when pain becomes too intense and you've gone through other types of treatment, says Joseph Dobner, MD, from Frankfort Regional Medical Center. Learn what those treatments are by watching this short clip.

In this video Mark Myers, MD, spine surgeon at Frankfort Medical Center, describes five types of spine surgeries, highlighting the two most common.

For those with back problems, surgery isn't an automatic answer, says Mark Myers, MD, spine surgeon at Frankfort Medical Center. Watch as he explains alternative treatments--and when spinal surgery is a necessity.