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Our Affiliations and Partners

Shriners Children's Lexington and University of Kentucky Healthcare collaborate to provide exceptional pediatric clinical care.

As the number one hospital in Kentucky and conveniently connected by a pedway to our facility, University of Kentucky (UK) Healthcare collaborates with our team to provide our patients with high-quality, specialized care.

UK Healthcare has a fully equipped surgical center, so if your child is a patient at Shriners Children's Lexington and requires an inpatient surgery as part of their care plan, their procedure will be performed at UK Healthcare's facilities. Following their surgery, all follow-up care and appointments will take place at Shriners Children's Lexington with your child's physicians and specialists.

Outpatient surgical procedures will be performed onsite at the Shriners Children's Lexington facility.

Recognized Leaders in Pediatric Orthopedics

With highly specialized teams in pediatric orthopedics, we often combine our services and expertise to fulfill our patient care plans. Additionally, consulting physicians from UK Healthcare provide our patients and specialists with guidance and care for various services, including sports medicine, rheumatology, plastic surgery and rehabilitation.

This collaborative effort with UK Healthcare has ranked our teams in the Top 50 Best Hospitals for Pediatric Orthopedics in the 2023-2024 U.S. News and World Report rankings for two consecutive years.

Combining Resources for Education and Clinical Care

Most of our attending physicians at Shriners Children's Lexington are also professors in pediatrics and/or pediatric orthopedics at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine.

Professor in a classroom with students

We Understand the Unique Medical Needs of Children

We provide vital, pioneering treatment from birth to age 18. Here, children have the opportunity to be evaluated and treated by doctors recognized as the best by their peers.