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Kevin M. Denehy, M.D.
Hip and Knee Specialist

Dr. Denehy earned his medical degree from Drexel University College of Medicine in 2012. He went on to complete his postgraduate residency training in orthopedic surgery at Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA. He concluded his training with a hip and knee adult reconstruction fellowship at the University of Louisville. He is board eligible by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons, and International Congress on Joint Reconstruction.

Dr. Denehy is an expert in minimally invasive hip and knee replacement surgery. He utilizes the direct anterior approach for total hip replacement, allowing for a quicker recovery with less muscle damage. Many of his total knee patients are candidates for a quadriceps-sparing (subvastus) approach that allows for a quicker return to function. When indicated, he also uses a cementless knee replacement, which utilizes the latest technology of 3-D printing to create a surface for your own bone to grow into the implant. With this biological bond, there is less risk of loosening from cement break down, which is a possibility with many other implants.

Dr. Denehy has specialized training in cutting-edge hip arthroscopy techniques, including labral repair and treatment of femoroacetabular impingement. An emerging field in orthopedics, hip arthroscopy allows for repair of structures inside the hip joint through very small portals. This has the potential to delay and possibly prevent progression to arthritis and the requisite hip replacement surgery.

Part of Dr. Denehy's fellowship training focused on robotic assisted total knee replacement at one of the first centers in the country to perform the procedures. He has performed over 100 robotic-assisted total replacements. Only 25-30 surgeons across the country have performed similar volume. The robotic assisted knee replacement allows for exact sizing, implant positioning, and ligamentous balancing. This results in less muscle damage and soft tissue release, decreased postoperative pain, and improved postoperative function and patient satisfaction.

Dr. Denehy has also had extensive training in complex hip and knee revision surgery, including infection, instability, and early loosening. He has authored numerous papers, and made presentations national meetings on the latest advancements in orthopedics.


Specialties

  • Direct Anterior Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Hip Fracture Repair and Reconstruction
  • Hip Arthroscopy (Labral Repair, Femoroacetabular Impingement-FAI)
  • Minimally Invasive (Subvastus/Quad-Sparing) Knee Replacement
  • Cementless Total Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Robotic Assisted Total Knee Replacement
  • Complex Revision Hip Replacement
  • Complex Revision Knee Replacement

Medical Degree

  • Drexel University College of Medicine

Residency

  • Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, PA

Fellowship

  • University of Louisville - Hip and Knee Adult Reconstruction

Hospital Affiliations

  • Baptist Health
  • St. Joseph East
  • Bluegrass Specialty Surgery Center

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Great physician and very knowledgeable!!!

Tiffany W.

Dr. Denehy listened to me and gave me answers to my questions.

Patricia Waggener

Dr Denehy is very knowledgeable. He takes time with each patient, and explains everything in a way that you can understand. He and his nurse will answer phone calls promptly and take care of your needs.

Janet

Dr Denehy was so professional. He is an superb surgeon! I would and do recommend his services to anyone that needs hip surgery. There are no words to describe his perfection!

Anonymous

Thorough exam. Attentive listener. Conservative approach with input from patient. Competent and personable. I highly recommend Dr Denehy.

Anonymous

Easy to talk to and very good at explaining what suppose to happen and what did happen. When you talk to him he listen to your concerns. I would recommend Dr. Denehy to anybody.

Anonymous

I’m so glad I chose Dr Denehy! My hip replacement went great and five days later, I’m walking really well with just a cane, mostly. He is so knowledgeable and personable to boot! I have a history of blood clots and even though I... I’m so glad I chose Dr Denehy! My hip replacement went great and five days later, I’m walking really well with just a cane, mostly. He is so knowledgeable and personable to boot! I have a history of blood clots and even though I tried to talk him into just taking aspirin after surgery, he insisted on my taking Eliquis. Good thing, because even on that RX, I began to develop a clot in my leg. He responded appropriately and I won’t argue with him again! He was100% right! I highly recommend him!

Dale Mateyoke

How Doctor Care Should Be! very kind and considerate listen to my concern and issues explain xray to me discussed treatment plan

Anonymous

Dr. Denehy makes me feel like I am his only patient I appreciate the individual attention from all of you

Anonymous

Awesome Orthopaedics Doctor Dr. Denehy took time to talk to me. He explained the need for surgery and answered all my questions, he did not seem rushed to leave the room. He did my hip revision, I would not want to see another... Awesome Orthopaedics Doctor Dr. Denehy took time to talk to me. He explained the need for surgery and answered all my questions, he did not seem rushed to leave the room. He did my hip revision, I would not want to see another orthopedic physician

Anonymous

Was well pleased with Bluegrass Orthopedics. The physicians are wonderful as well as the staff! I would definitely recommend them.

Dorothy

Did a great job on my knee replacement, my scarr looks great too. What i really loved was he goes the extra mile if needed in certain situations as i needed with physical therapy.

Sharon m

I just had a total hip replacement and could not be happier with Dr. Denehy! I feel like he is a real perfectionist in his work and I had an excellent outcome. I would highly recommend him to anyone. I was also very pleased with his... I just had a total hip replacement and could not be happier with Dr. Denehy! I feel like he is a real perfectionist in his work and I had an excellent outcome. I would highly recommend him to anyone. I was also very pleased with his bedside manner and how well I feel like he listened and communicated with me.

Anonymous

Gave me my life back! The best in quality care and reconstructive surgery. I couldn't have asked for a kinder, more professional or caring doctor. I'm so thankful I was referred to Dr. Denehy and his team at Central Baptist. Highest of... Gave me my life back! The best in quality care and reconstructive surgery. I couldn't have asked for a kinder, more professional or caring doctor. I'm so thankful I was referred to Dr. Denehy and his team at Central Baptist. Highest of recommendations for him and the entire staff.

Anonymous

The office was very helpful and nice. Everyone , nurses technicians and Dr Denehy was easy to talk to and understand . Would highly recommend Bluegrass Orthopedic

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