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Henry J. Iwinski Jr., MD

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Henry Iwinski, M.D., is a pediatric orthopedic specialist at Shriners Children's Lexington.

Dr. Iwinksi completed his undergraduate degree at Niagara University and earned his medical degree from Brown University's Alpert Medical School. He completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at the Medical College of Georgia and a fellowship in pediatric orthopedics and spine surgery at the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital in Dallas and at Charlotte Orthopaedic Specialists.

He has worked at Shriners Children's Lexington since 1998, and has been chief of staff for more than a decade. He is also a professor of orthopedic surgery and pediatrics at the University of Kentucky and serves on the Kentucky Commission for Children with Special Healthcare Needs.

Dr. Iwinski loves working at Shriners Children's Lexington because, "Shriners Children's gives doctors the opportunity to practice medicine in its purest form, to take care of children in need without worrying about their ability to pay."

Outside of the hospital, he enjoys cooking, cycling and golfing.

Pediatric Care


More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery - General
Education and Training

Medical Education
Brown Medical School
Providence, RI
United States of America

Medical Education
Brown University Medical School
Providence, RI

Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA

Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA
United States of America

Medical College of Georgia
Augusta, GA

Scottish Rite for Children
Dallas, TX
United States of America

Academic Positions and Locations

University of KY Orthopaedics
Assistant Professor

Medical College of Georgia

UKMC Dept of Orthopaedics
Clinical Professor

UKMC Dept of Orthopaedics
Associate Professor

Leadership and Memberships
  • 1995-Present: Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • 2003-Present: American Orthopaedic Association
  • 2000-Present: Fellow, Scoliosis Research Society
  • 1999-Present: American Medical Association
  • 1999-Present: Kentucky Medical Association
  • 2000-Present: Kentucky Orthopaedic Society
Editorial Positions
  • 2011-Present: Invited Reviewer, Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research
  • 2011-Present: Invited Reviewer, Current Orthopaedic Practice
  • 1991-1996: Invited Reviewer, American Journal of Family Practice
  • 1997-1998: Invited Reviewer, Pediatric Emergency Medicine Reports
Awards and Honors
  • 2003, American Orthopaedic Association
  • 2005, Marquis Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare
  • 2005, Academic Keys Who's Who in Medical Sciences Education
  • 2015, Top Doctors, Castle and Connolly
  • 2015, Americas Best Physicians


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