John Balthrop, M.D.
Hip and Knee Specialist
Dr. Balthrop has been practicing medicine in Lexington, KY for over 20 years and is a senior partner at Bluegrass Orthopaedics. Providing specialized patient care as a general orthopaedist, he has a special interest in joint replacement, knee arthroscopy surgery and treatment of shoulder injuries
Dr. Balthrop received his medical education from the University of Miami (Miami, FL), served an internship at the George Washington University Hospital, Washington DC and his residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN. Dr. Balthrop is Board Certified by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.
- General Orthopedics
- Total Knee Replacement
- Total Hip Replacement
- Knee Arthroscopy
- St. Joseph East
- Bluegrass Specialty Surgery Center
- University of Miami School of Medicine
- George Washington University Hospital
- Mayo Clinic, Rochester MN
Confidence From my initial meeting with Dr. Balthop I left confident that I was in the right hands. Sometimes you just know when to place your trust in a doctor.
He repaired my torn ACL. Amazing Surgeon !
Outstanding work. Love the new knees. Thank you
Great doctor Dr Balthrop was very kind, identified and explained my problem, and treated me right away. Took the time to answer all of my questions.
Wonderful! Dr Balthrop is still helping me with my knee but he’s wonderful! His office is great and he’s so friendly. He really cares about my problem and is helping in every way possible.
Outstanding orthopedic doctor. Has been my doctor 25+ years. Professional and personable
Dr Balthrop was very informative on knee condition and options
I rate Dr. Balthorp a 10 My complete knee replacement has been nothing but excellent. I have my life back.
TKR Love the new knees. Thank you!!
I feel that my doctor has my best interest at heart and is doing every step to do so. I am really pleased to be going on this journey with him.