​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Kentucky Spine Institute is the patient education and research section of Orthopedic Consultants and is staffed by a group of fellowship trained Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeons, who specialize in the treatment of the spine. We provide both non-operative and operative treatment for a variety of spinal disorders.

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We are located at 1760 Nicholasville Road, Suite 604; Lexington, Kentucky 40503, which is on the Baptist Health Lexington Campus.

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This website will introduce you to our doctors and our facilities. We have also provided educational material for patients wanting to learn more about the spine and the disorders that affect it. Thank you for visiting our site.

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  • We are an independent medical practice, not owned by a hospital system.
  • You will be evaluated at every office visit by a Spine Fellowship Trained, Board Certified, Orthopedic Surgeon. You will not be evaluated by an assisstant.

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Phone: (859) 255-9059

Fax: (859) 254-3112

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Physicians: ​​​​ John J. Vaughan, MD

                      G. Chris Stephens, MD

                      Thomas E. Menke, MD

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General Disclaimer: The Kentucky Spine Institute presents the information on this website as an educational service to the public. This site contains information regarding health care issues and orthopedic surgery, but the information is not medical advice. The content on this website comes from sources believed to be accurate, but it may contain errors, omissions and inadvertent inaccuracies. The Kentucky Spine Institute accepts no liability resulting from your decision to use any products, medicines, information or instruction found on the website or on sites linked to the website.

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The Kentucky Spine Institute is the patient education and research section of Orthopedic Consultants, both of which are staffed by the three ​​​​​ Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeons listed above.

Orthopedic Consultants is a division of Ortho Kentucky, PLLC.

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