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About Western Kentucky Orthopaedic & Neurosurgical Associates

Our goal at WKONA is to provide you with comprehensive orthopaedic services in a professional and caring environment. All our physicians are board certified and treat in all areas of orthopaedic surgery. From sports medicine to major or minor surgery and more, WKONA is the unquestioned leader in providing state-of-the-art technology and outstanding patient care to the Bowling Green, Kentucky area.

Why Choose Us?

Western Kentucky Orthopaedic & Neurosurgical Associates
WKONA offers on-site diagnostic testing including digital X-ray and MRI for your convenience.

We also have many other services located within our facility. These include the physicians and practitioners at Interventional Pain Specialists; KORT Physical Therapy, offering a complete rehab package including physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training and rehab, functional testing, neurological testing, and brace therapy; Hines Pharmacy and LifeLine Home Health.

For our patients who live outside of the Bowling Green area, we also have offices in Glasgow, Franklin, and Russellville, Kentucky. Call to request an appointment for evaluation.

Meet Our Physicians

Patient Reviews

  • First visit with dr Patton an he was professional polite an explained my knee X-rays to me an detailed my condition,plan to see him again as needed, compliments to his staff also

    ~ Peggy ~

  • So far I have only had my consultation , having to reschedule next appointment due to some caregiving for family but he was so generous and took the time to actually ask questions and listen to my answers, he wasnt one of those " lets get this over with Drs." I feel confident enough to finish what n...

    ~ sandra harbison~

  • I saw Dr. Burch many years ago when I was a student at WKU for an aging wrist problem. His advice was nonsensical, clear and concise.
    Several years later I contacted him for my mother, who ended up needing two knee replacements.
    On both of the aforementioned encounters Dr. Burch t...

    ~ Joey Skaggs~

  • Dr Shane Riley is a Godsend. From the first time I met him, I was very comfortable with him and his approach to correct an issue I had with my knee. He thoroughly explained what he was doing, how it would help, and what I should expect in the future. Should I ever need services again, I will see Dr ...

    ~ Johnathan Bryant~

  • The care I received was wonderful from the examination of my knee to the surgery to repair it. He explained different scenarios that may play out and how we would tend to them, because he wouldn’t know until we got into the knee. After the surgery there was minimum pain and I am 3 weeks post-op an...

    ~ Verified Patient ~

Robotic Knee & Hip Replacement

Advanced Technologies in Orthopaedic Surgery

Robotic Knee & Hip Replacement

WKONA has used computer navigation technology for over ten years and is now expanding to offer Robotic Knee and Hip replacements. WKONA has long been the leader in knee rotating platform technology and now with the addition of MAKO SmartRobotics patients have an ever-expanding choice of options.

Latest Techniques in Spine Surgery

The surgeons at WKONA are dedicated to identifying and treating all the pain generators in the back and specialize in challenging spinal issues. Our spine doctors can help people with back pain, neck pain and immobility resume active and productive lifestyles. WKONA surgeons employ state-of-the-art surgical methods as well as other non-surgical treatment and diagnostic options to alleviate any issues that may be causing pain.

Spine Surgery

Practice Location -1 165 Natchez Trace, Suite 100
  Bowling Green, KY 42103

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

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Practice Location -2 1405 Nashville Street
Russellville,  KY 42276

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Practice Location -3 1112 South Main Street
Franklin, KY 42134

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Practice Location -4 1330 North Race Street
Glasgow,  KY 42141

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