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

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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 certified 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 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.


Mako™ Robotic-Arm Assisted 
Knee Replacement

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, many more than any other orthopedic surgeon in the Lexington area. He has presented and published data on this technology that demonstrates its tremendous benefits to patients. 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.

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Becky Sullivan, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Becky Sullivan PA-C is originally from New England and has lived in Lexington over 25 years. She received her Bachelor of Science in Biology with a minor in Spanish at the University of Kentucky. Becky worked in the pharmaceutical industry for Roche Laboratories/Genentech for 16 years. 5 years ago, she received her Master's degree in Physician Assistant studies at the University of Kentucky. Becky's background is in neurosurgery and multiple surgical sub-specialties at Baptist Health Lexington.

She has a son who currently lives in Los Angeles and a daughter who is at Lexington Catholic. She loves running, skiing, the Patriots and the Red Sox!

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Specialties

  • Direct Anterior Hip Replacement
  • Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
  • Hip Fracture Repair & Reconstruction
  • Minimally Invasive (Subvastus/Quad-Sparing) Knee Replacement
  • Cementless Total Knee Replacement
  • Partial Knee Replacement
  • Robotic Assisted Total Knee Replacement
  • Complex Revision Hip & 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

Location
Details

3480 Yorkshire Medical Park
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 263-5140
  • Office
  • MONDAY - FRIDAY
    8:00am - 5:00pm
    *Office may close 4:30PM on Friday
  • Physical Therapy
  • MONDAY - FRIDAY
    7:00am - 6:00pm

Physician Videos

Mako Robot Webinar

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Dr. Denehy Discusses Hip Replacements

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BGO & BSSC Welcomes the Mako™ Robot

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Very kind compassionate takes his time talking to you explaing the procedure he recommends and why was not rushed at all. His clinical assistant Lindsay Howard is such a help ways ready to help in any way and so personable. So sweet. Very kind compassionate takes his time talking to you explaing the procedure he recommends and why was not rushed at all. His clinical assistant Lindsay Howard is such a help ways ready to help in any way and so personable. So sweet.

Anonymous

I had knee revision surgery in September 2018. Dr Denehy is wonderful

Anonymous

He is a very professional and caring doctor. He takes the time to listen to you and I really appreciate that in a doctor

Anonymous

This place is amazing!!! I have always had great experiences coming to see Dr. D. From the staff all the way up to the dr, they always treated me like family. The surgery center treats you in the kindest way, to make sure your surgery... This place is amazing!!! I have always had great experiences coming to see Dr. D. From the staff all the way up to the dr, they always treated me like family. The surgery center treats you in the kindest way, to make sure your surgery isn't stressful. Thank you to all the staff in the building I dealt with for making my visits so great.

Ellen Ketron-Hamilton

I had my surgery on the 4th of Dec 18 on my right knee with a total knee replacement and now I'm having total knee replacement on my left knee on the 14 of Feb. 19. I would highly recommend Dr. Denehy.

Gudrun

Dr Denehy is an awesome Dr. Has a wonderful bedside manner and is great with his patients.

Kathleen little

Perfectionist I just had a total hip replacement and I highly recommend Dr. Denehy! He listens well, he has excellent bedside manner, and I feel like he is a real perfectionist! I am ecstatic with my outcome.

Anonymous

dr. Denehy listens to what you have to say and ask he has a great bed side manner .

Anonymous

I'm very impressed with my visit with Dr. Denehey. Not only am i completely comfortable with moving forward with the care of my issues, im overjoyed. Was going to another Dr. And 10 months later nothing being done for me but tests. One... I'm very impressed with my visit with Dr. Denehey. Not only am i completely comfortable with moving forward with the care of my issues, im overjoyed. Was going to another Dr. And 10 months later nothing being done for me but tests. One visit with Dr. Denehey and i know I'm going to get the best care! I not only highly recommend him, I have seen other Dr's there also , They are all the best Ive ever seen. And I've seen allot of Dr's! I won't go anywhere else now! The whole staff is Amazing.

Anonymous

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

Dr. Denehy's expertise and compassion were very much in evidence. Extremely pleased with his work and it's outcome. Highly recommend him!

Anonymous

Magnificent

Lilith

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

He repaired my wifes broken leg bone fracture with stainless steel and 6 or 7 screws and did an amazing job. great guy to talk to ,very concerned about patients healing process and their general health,will recomend him to every one.... He repaired my wifes broken leg bone fracture with stainless steel and 6 or 7 screws and did an amazing job. great guy to talk to ,very concerned about patients healing process and their general health,will recomend him to every one. Other surgens also would use him if they needed surgery

Anonymous

Kind and pleasant. Explain my choices . Listen to my concerns and addressed them .

Mona Lisa Smith