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Stephen Duncan, MD

Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky
Hip and Knee Specialist

Stephen Duncan MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Lexington, KY

Stephen Duncan, MD

Dr. Duncan is a nationally recognized orthopaedic surgeon specializing in hip preservation, hip resurfacing, primary and revision hip replacement, partial knee replacement, and primary and revision knee replacement. Dr. Duncan delivers innovative treatments for patients with hip injuries such as impingement and labral tears. For patients with more advanced deformity, he is skilled in performing complex pelvic and femoral osteotomies to help improve the biomechanics of the hip joint. Dr. Duncan is also an expert in hip and knee replacement surgery, adept in specialized techniques including anterior and MIS posterior THA, BHR, and MIS partial and total knee replacement.

​​Dr. Duncan takes pride in caring for each patient, taking a patient-centered approach to restore them to top-level performance in sports, work or even day-to-day life. As the author of numerous publications in the field of hip preservation and joint replacement, Dr. Duncan lectures and teaches courses regularly for orthopaedic surgeons around the country. He is actively engaged in research projects and teaches residents on a daily basis as well. ​

Education and Training:

  • Washington University, St. Louis, MO 2012-2013
    Fellowship in Hip Preservation, Adult Reconstruction, and Hip
    Resurfacing
  • University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY 2007-2012
    Orthopedic Surgery Residency
  • Vanderbilt University, School of Medicine 2003-2007
    Doctor of Medicine
  • Vanderbilt University, College of Arts and Sciences 1999-2003
    Bachelor of Science, Summa Cum Laude

Current Appointments:

  • Assistant Professor, University of Kentucky
  • Assistant Professor VA Hospital, Lexington, KY
  • Assistant Professor, Shriners Hospital, Lexington, KY