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Orthopaedic Institute of Western Kentucky | Our Staff | Stephen Jackson, M.D.


Stephen H. Jackson, MD

Dr. Stephen Jackson is board-certified from the Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons. He has more than 30 years of experience in total knee, hip, and shoulder replacements with specialized training in anterior total hip replacement. He has an interest in trauma and hand surgery.

Dr. Jackson is a native of Kirbyton, Kentucky, and a graduate of Carlisle County High School. He graduated from Murray State University with a bachelor’s and a master’s in biology, followed by medical school at the University of Kentucky. In 1986, he completed his orthopedic surgery residency at Southern Illinois University, and he has practiced in Paducah since that time.


Total knee replacement
Total hip replacement
Total shoulder replacement
General orthopedics


Murray State University – bachelor’s and master’s in biology

University of Kentucky College of Medicine – Medical School

Southern Illinois University School of Medicine – Internship

Southern Illinois University of Springfield – Orthopedic Surgery Residency

Memberships & Accreditations

Fellow of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Diplomat at the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
American Medical Association
Kentucky Medical Association
Southern Medical Association