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About Timothy C. Wilson, M.D.


Timothy C. Wilson, MD, holds dual board certifications in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine. He welcomes new and existing patients at the hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, where he offers the full scope of orthopedic care from fractures and acute soft tissue injuries to degenerative disease.

As an expert in arthroscopic surgery, he specializes in procedures such as rotator cuff repair, ACL reconstruction, meniscus repair, and treatment of patella dislocations. Dr. Wilson also has extensive experience in cartilage transplants and knee replacements.

A Lexington native, Dr. Wilson graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor of Science degree from nearby Georgetown College in Georgetown, Kentucky. He received his medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in Louisville, Kentucky, where he was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha, a medical honor society.

Dr. Wilson finished his internship and residency training in orthopedic surgery at the University of Alabama (UAB) University Hospital in Birmingham, Alabama.  He then completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the University of Kentucky back in Lexington.

Dr. Wilson is a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery. He maintains active membership in several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine, the Arthroscopy Association of North America, the Kentucky Medical Association, and the Lexington Medical Society. He also served on the AAOS Ethics committee and many other national committees.

Before joining Baptist Health, Dr. Wilson treated patients at private orthopedic practices. He also served as an assistant professor at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center and taught pediatric sports medicine and orthopedic surgery at Shriners Hospital for Children, both in Lexington. 

He currently has hospital privileges at three exceptional health centers in Lexington: Baptist Health, Saint Joseph Hospital, and Kentucky Surgery Center.

Dr. Wilson has received numerous awards over the years. He has published over 15 articles in scientific journals and has been honored to present research at the AAOS annual meeting and other orthopedic meetings.

Dr. Wilson served as the team physician for many schools over the years, most recently at Lexington Christian Academy and Georgetown College. With a dedication to giving back to the community, he has participated in over 20 medical mission trips to Haiti. 

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    "Dr. Wilson worked me in for an emergent appointment. He was very nice and very thorough. I had a complete recovery and would recommend Dr. Wilson to my family"

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    "He was wonderful! Really took the time to listen to me. Staff was so helpful."

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    "I was very impressed with Dr Wilson! After seeing other ortho docs, he actually listened and seemed to care about my concerns."

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    "Dr Wilson is wonderful. He explained what was wrong, and took time with me."

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    "Dr. Wilson did surgery on my 14 year old son. Highly recommended!"

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