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Benjamin Wilson

Benjamin R. Wilson, MD

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopaedic Surgery
Languages Spoken:
  • English

Benjamin Wilson, M.D., is a pediatric orthopedic specialist at Shriners Children's Lexington specializing in sports injuries and conditions. He has worked at Shriners Children's Lexington since 2020, and is also an assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Kentucky.

He earned his medical degree from the Indiana University School of Medicine, and completed his residency at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and fellowships at Boston Children's Hospital and Vanderbilt Children's Hospital.

Dr. Wilson was a collegiate football player at Kentucky Wesleyan College. He dealt with his own sports injuries that required surgery, which further inspired his passion for sports medicine. He also serves as the team physician for Morehead State University.

In his free time, Dr. Wilson enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter, running, playing and watching sports, working out, playing guitar, cooking and reading.

Pediatric Care


  • Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Sports Medicine

More About Me

Board Certifications
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine
Education and Training

Medical Education
Indiana Univeristy School of Medicine
Indianapolis, IN

University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington, KY

University of Kentucky College of Medicine
Lexington , KY
United States of America

Boston Children's Hospital
Boston, MA

Academic Positions and Locations

University of Kentucky Dept of Orthopaedics
Assistant Professor

Leadership and Memberships
  • 2014-Present: American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • 2017-Present: The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • 2015-2016: American College of Sports Medicine
  • 2017-Present: The American Orthopaedic Association
  • 2017-Present: The Arthroscopy Society of North America
Awards and Honors
  • 2014-2015, Recipient, International Pediatric Orthopaedics Symposium Scholarship, Shriners Children's/Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • 2014, Emergency Department Off-Service Resident of the Year, University of Kentucky
  • 2018-2019, Orthopedic In-Training Exam Award
  • 2018, Shriners Children's Scholarship, International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium


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