Dr. Vincent Kent is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Covington, TN. Dr. Kent specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Kent 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.
Education and Training
Umdnj-New Jersey Med Sch- Newark Nj 1967
- L A Co-Usc Med Ctr, Orthopedic Surgery; L A Co-Usc Med Ctr, Psychiatry; Jackson Mem Hosp/Jackson Hlth, Flexible Or Transitional Year
- USC/LAC-Keck School of Medicine
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- How to Prepare For Carpal Tunnel Surgery
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- Muscular Dystrophy: Correcting Foot Deformities with Surgery
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