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Hand surgeon Dr. O'Neill is a partner at Bluegrass Orthopaedics & 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.

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
    *Office may close 4:30PM on Friday
  • Physical Therapy
  • MONDAY - FRIDAY
    7:00am - 6:00pm

Professional,timely,truthful

Andrea Newton

Great! Listens, explains, kind-everything you need when you’re suffering! He’s fixed several broken hands and both wrists for me-surgery and plate on one-couldn’t be happier! Highly recommend!

Linda Stephenson

Excellent Doctor & team

Anonymous

Dr. O'Neil is an exceptional doctor who has a focus on successful treatments and outcomes for patients. Highly skilled and experienced he meets top standards of medical care and patient relationships. He is down to earth and very... Dr. O'Neil is an exceptional doctor who has a focus on successful treatments and outcomes for patients. Highly skilled and experienced he meets top standards of medical care and patient relationships. He is down to earth and very caring. I could not find a better doctor. Not a typical surgeon.

Anonymous

Time and time again, Dr O’Neal proves to be a competent, and caring surgeon. I would highly recommend him to anyone needing reconstructive hand surgery or joint issues.

Anonymous

I started seeing Dr O'Neill and his staff in Jan 2016 for a hand condition Dupuytren's contracture. My initial visit was to schedule surgery. He explained to me that there was another option, Xiaflex injections. He explained the... I started seeing Dr O'Neill and his staff in Jan 2016 for a hand condition Dupuytren's contracture. My initial visit was to schedule surgery. He explained to me that there was another option, Xiaflex injections. He explained the procedure and the success rate. His assistant, Deana Price started the process with my insurance. After 14 visits and 8 procedures, my hands are fully functional! I was in the exam room at my scheduled times. I have and will continue to recommend him. Thank You Dr WLO!

Larry Reeder

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

Anonymous

Dr. O'Neill is a great surgeon. He always takes the time to listen, is compassionate and goes the extra mile to make sure the patient is taken care of. He is easy to talk to and thorough. I never feel rushed during my appointments. His... Dr. O'Neill is a great surgeon. He always takes the time to listen, is compassionate and goes the extra mile to make sure the patient is taken care of. He is easy to talk to and thorough. I never feel rushed during my appointments. His staff is great too - friendly and caring. I highly recommend Dr. O'Neill and this facility.

Tammy

My visit went well. I didn't wait long and Dr O'Neil was concerned about me and answered all my questions.

Anonymous

Dr O'Neill treated me for a dog bite. He was very kind & explained everything thoroughly. He answered all of my questions. I would highly recommend him to anyone. Top notch care!

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

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

Dr ONeill operated on my thumb after a traumatic injury at the end of last year. I was worried that I would lose some function which would impair my performance necessary for my occupation. I have been 100% pleased with every aspect of... Dr ONeill operated on my thumb after a traumatic injury at the end of last year. I was worried that I would lose some function which would impair my performance necessary for my occupation. I have been 100% pleased with every aspect of the care I received from Dr ONeill. My surgery was completely successful. I have full use of my thumb. Dr ONeill treated me with respect. He knew I was experiencing pain and he was most kind and caring. I highly recommend this surgeon.

Anonymous

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 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!

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