On Sunday, patients, medical center staff and doctors, donors, and UK HealthCare leaders came together to dedicate the new Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center – Lexington facility, which opened earlier this spring on the UK HealthCare campus.
While healthcare providers at Shriners Medical Center and Kentucky Children's Hospital have collaborated for decades, the opening of ...more
Each day brings something different for Dr. Christian Lattermann; that’s one of the things that keeps him passionate about his job.
As director of the Center for Cartilage Repair and Restoration at UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine, Lattermann treats patients, does community outreach, conducts research and mentors students.
Even though he’s a leader in the field, ...more
When Patty Lane’s orthopaedic surgeon told her that her time as an endurance athlete was over, she was so upset she didn’t even tell her family.
The stiffness that she had been experiencing in her hip was diagnosed as arthritis, and she felt like her body had let her down. She contemplated what the diagnosis would ...more
Written by Christian Lattermann, MD, director of the UK Center for Cartilage Repair and Restoration.
Christian Lattermann, MD
A torn anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, is one of the most common knee injuries, with as many as 200,000 cases per year in the U.S. Young people under the age of 20 are at particular risk, in ...more
While teaching a fitness class in May 2012, Lisa Hall realized something was wrong with her knee.
After seeing an orthopaedic surgeon close to her home in Knoxville, Tenn., Hall was diagnosed with a tear in her meniscus, the soft disc of cartilage that cushions the knee. She underwent surgery to treat the injury and alleviate ...more