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Dr. Kern

Board-certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Sports Medicine Specialist

Dr. Brian Kern is a board-certified orthopedic surgeon and is fellowship-trained in sports medicine, arthroscopic surgery and reconstructive surgery of the shoulder and knee. He holds a subspecialist certificate in orthopedic sports medicine. He also specialize in comprehensive shoulder and knee surgery

Areas of Expertise

Areas of Expertise

Sports Medicine And Arthoscopic Surgery

Dr. Kern offers advanced surgical and non surgical care for sports injuries and is skilled in arthoscopic as well as reconstructive surgery of shoulder and knee

Artcular Cartilage Transplantation

Articular cartilage acts as cushioning material and helps in the smooth gliding of bones during movement. Cartilage transplantation is a procedure to restore articular defects in a joint by transplanting cartilage from another region of your body or obtaining it from a donor. There are various techniques used to transplant cartilage.

Shoulder Replacement

Reverse total shoulder replacement is an advanced surgical technique specically designed for rotator cuff tear arthoscopy, a condition where you suffer from both shoulder arthritis and a rotator cuff tear. In this procedure, the position of the prosthetic ball and socket implants are reversed to improve stabilty..

Shoulder Replacement Img
Patient Testimonials
  • Had shoulder surgery after 3 years of dealing with shoulder pain. Dr Kern did my surgery and it went perfect. I was out of pain in a few days. My shoulder works better than it has in years. The nurses...

    Very Good

    ~Roy G Landers~

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Practice Location

200 Clint Hill Blvd
Paducah, KY 42001