Practice now has seven surgeons
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Dec. 16, 2016) — University of Louisville Physicians Orthopedics has added three new surgeons. The practice now has seven surgeons, more than doubling its number over the past three years.
The new surgeons join longtime surgeons Dr. Craig Roberts and Dr. David Seligson, along with Dr. Jiyao Zou, who joined in 2014, followed by Dr. Brandi Hartley in 2015.
“We are very excited about the growth in our practice and to be able to offer orthopedic specialty care in upper extremity, musculoskeletal oncology, sports medicine, hip and knee arthroplasty and foot and ankle,” said Roberts, who leads the practice and serves as chair of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the UofL School of Medicine.
Dr. Rodolfo Zamora-Rendich
A native of Chile, he specializes in orthopedic oncology and serves as chief of musculoskeletal oncology for UofL Physicians. His areas are benign bone and soft tissue tumors, bone and soft tissue sarcomas, metastatic disease procedures, orthopedic limb-salvage procedures, infections and orthopedic trauma.
He is actively involved in research, with interests including navigation systems in orthopedic oncological surgeries, surgical resections, pelvic and lower extremity, external fixation, osteosarcoma and cryosurgery/cryotherapy.
Dr. Lonnie Douglas
A former college football player who specializes in sports medicine, orthopedic trauma and general orthopedics. He completed a sports medicine fellowship with world-renowned sports surgeon Dr. James Andrews and has served as an associate team physician for the Washington Redskins and Auburn Tigers, as well as a consultant for the New Orleans Saints and Tampa Bay Rays.
He has been involved in research and presented nationally and internationally. He received the Brower-Harkess Research Award at the Kentucky Orthopaedic Society’s annual meeting in 2013.
Dr. Jon Carlson
Specializes in orthopedic trauma. He is a published researcher on a variety of orthopedic topics.
His areas of expertise include complex fractures of the pelvis, hip, knee and extremities, as well as post-traumatic arthritis and degenerative arthritis of the hip and knee.