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Dr. Wallace L. Huff, MD

Orthopedist

Dr. Wallace Huff is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Lexington, Kentucky. Dr. Huff specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Huff tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.

Dr. Huff earned his medical degree from Eastern Virginia Medical School. His postgraduate residency and fellowship were served at the University of Virginia. Dr. Huff joined Bluegrass Orthopaedics in 2010 after 10 years of practice, first in Virginia and most recently in London, KY. Dr. Huff practices general orthopaedics and specializes in sports medicine and total joint replacement.

Dr. Huff is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon and has also achieved Board Certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. Dr. Huff maintains a patient base in Corbin and Somerset, as well as Lexington, KY.
27 years Experience
Dr. Wallace L. Huff, MD
Specializes in:
  • Sports Injuries
  • Joint Replacement
  • Lexington, Kentucky
  • Eastern Virginia Medical School
  • Accepting new patients

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