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Scott Riley

Scott A. Riley, MD

  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Scott Riley, M.D., is a pediatric orthopedic specialist at Shriners Children's Lexington. Dr. Riley started at Shriners Children's Lexington as a consulting physician in the early 2000s, and came on full-time as the director of the hand and upper extremity service in 2013

Dr. Riley earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, and completed his residency in orthopedic surgery at St. Luke's Hospital and a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery from Case Western Reserve University Affiliated Hospitals. He is an associate professor of orthopedic surgery at the University of Kentucky.

Areas of interest to Dr. Riley include pediatric hand and upper extremity disorders and brachial plexus birth palsy.

Dr. Riley said he loves working at Shriners Children's Lexington because it's always about the patients. "The children are so fun and energizing," he said. "I'm always happy to come to work."

In his free time, he enjoys golf and also plays multiple instruments.

Pediatric Care

Specialties and Areas of Care

  • Orthopaedic Surgery

More About Me

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

Medical Education
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH
United States of America

St. Francis Hospital of Evanston
Evanston, IL

St. Luke's Hospital
Cleveland, OH
United States of America

Case Western Reserve University of Affiliated Hospital
Cleveland, OH

Academic Positions and Locations

UKMC Dept of Orthopaedics
Associate Professor

Leadership and Memberships
  • Fellow, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Fellow, American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • Fellow, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • Member, Riordan Hand Society
  • Kentucky Medical Association
  • Kentucky Orthopaedic Society
Awards and Honors
  • 2017, Thomas Brower, M.D., Orthopaedic Excellence in Teaching Award, University of Kentucky