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William L. O'Neill, M.D.
Hand Surgery

Dr. O'Neill is a partner at Bluegrass Orthpaedics & Hand Care. He is a graduate of the University of Notre Dame and St. Louis University School of Medicine. He completed a general surgery residency at the University of South Florida, a plastic surgery residency and a microsurgery fellowship at Baylor College of Medicine (Houston, TX) and a hand surgery fellowship at the Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery. He served as Chief of Hand Surgery at the VA Hospital until 1997. He then moved to Lexington, KY to establish a dedicated office to serve Central and Eastern Kentucky.

Dr. O'Neill was one of the chief surgeons on the transplant team that performed the first two of three human hand transplants in the United States.

Publication By Dr. O'Neill - Dupuytren's Disease


Specialties

  • Peripheral Nerve Damage
  • Hand and Wrist Surgery

Hospital Affiliations

  • CHI - St Joseph East
  • Bluegrass Specialty Surgery Center

Residencies

  • University of South Florida - General Surgery
  • Baylor College of Medicine - Plastic Surgery & Microsurgery

Medical Degree

  • St. Louis University of Medicine

Fellowships

  • Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery

Treatment for the Following Injuries

  • Hand Injuries & Fractures
  • Sports Injuries (Knee, Shoulder, Ankle, etc.)
  • Work Injuries
  • Repetitive Injuries
  • Foot & Ankle Injuries & Disorders
  • Joint Replacement
  • Spinal Injury & Disease•Shoulder, Hand and Wrist Disorders
  • Arthritis and Other Degenerative Diseases

We Can Help
With What You Need

Location
Details

3480 Yorkshire Medical Park
Lexington, KY 40509
(859) 263-5140
  • Office
  • MONDAY - FRIDAY
    8:00am - 5:00pm
  • Physical Therapy
  • MONDAY - FRIDAY
    7:00am - 6:00pm
Dr O'Neill has performed hand surgery on me. I am so pleased with the results. All my questions were answered, alternatives discussed. I have recommended friends and family to him, and they recommend him to their friends and family. One... Dr O'Neill has performed hand surgery on me. I am so pleased with the results. All my questions were answered, alternatives discussed. I have recommended friends and family to him, and they recommend him to their friends and family. One of the true treasures of the Lexington medical community!

Anonymous

Dr. O’Neil addressed the issues with my wrist in a prompt manner. I was very satisfied with my visit.

Anonymous

Explains everything well. Compassionate and understanding. Seems concerned for his patients' welfare.

Anonymous

Very satisfactory

Anonymous

Warm and friendly staff. They treat you like you are part of the family.

Anonymous

Great care Excellent professional practices,, well pleased with my experience with Dr. O’Neill!

Anonymous

Excellent!

Tim Conlin

Great surgeon very clear on procedure and what to expect following surgery

Anonymous

It has been awesome I have had several incidents and just ran in there for an x-ray to make sure I haven't really hurt my arm every time I go in there I get right back there they always take me in they have never turned me away and me... It has been awesome I have had several incidents and just ran in there for an x-ray to make sure I haven't really hurt my arm every time I go in there I get right back there they always take me in they have never turned me away and me thinking I was hurt they are all awesome

Sherry Stivers

So glad I went to Dr O'Neill for my hand surgery. I could not be more pleased. No one wants to have surgery, but when you have to, it's so great to have all your questions answered and have great results!

Anonymous

Dr. ONeil was very knowledgeable and appropriately direct and factual. He discussed different surgical options but guided us toward that which he felt was best in my case. He discussed expected benefits, time of recovery and possible... Dr. ONeil was very knowledgeable and appropriately direct and factual. He discussed different surgical options but guided us toward that which he felt was best in my case. He discussed expected benefits, time of recovery and possible complications. He was easy to relate to and discuss the procedure. John Loventhal

Loventhal John

Caring, interested, quick and to the point

Anonymous

Dr. O'Neill communicates well and always shows concern for the welfare of his patients. He possesses both skill and integrity. Highly recommend.

Anonymous

I love Dr.O’Neill.I would recommend him to anyone.I can only praise his work and will continue to go to him as needed.

Wanda Collinsworth

Dr.ONeill was wonderful to me. He was efficient in seeing me, I never waited long to get in with him. His staff was knowledgeable and friendly. I would HIGHLY recommend him.

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