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The Orthopaedic Institute of Western Kentucky (OIWK) employs some of the most accomplished physicians in the region. They are trained in general orthopedics and specialize in specific areas of the body. These medical providers also participate in ongoing research and clinical trials to give you comprehensive, medically advanced care.

Members of our staff have attended prestigious schools, worked with professional sports teams, received recognition by prominent publications, and more. Each doctor is committed to serving this community and helping you return to everyday life.

Meet Our Physicians

Brian S. Kern, MD

The Orthopaedic Institute of Western Kentucky | Dr. Shiraz Patel

Shiraz K. Patel, MD

F. Thane DeWeese, MD

William R. Adams, II,DPM, FACFAS

Spencer E. Romine, MD

Ryan T. Beck, MD

Jason G. Patton, MD

Stephen H. Jackson, MD


Clint P. Hill, MD


Burton N. Stodghill, MD