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About Dr. Mair, MD

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UK Basketball team physician since 2001

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UK Baseball team physician since 1998

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Performed surgery on multiple current NBA, MLB, and PGA players

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Georgetown College and Kentucky State University team physician

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USA Basketball team physician for U-19 Team, Cairo, Egypt, 2017

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US Ski and Snowboard team physician pool

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Over 20 years of experience as a surgeon at UK

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Fellowship trained in sports medicine and shoulder surgery

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Southern Orthopaedic Association board member

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Reviewer for 10 orthopaedic journals

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Over 200 regional, national, and international sports medicine speaking engagements

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Program Chair for Southeastern Conference Physicians’ Meeting

Scott D. Mair, MD

Scott Douglas Mair, MD

Professor, University of Kentucky
Shoulder and Sports Medicine Specialist

Dr. Mair is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in arthroscopic surgery of the shoulder and knee, with over 20 years of experience. Dr. Mair is the orthopaedic team physician for the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team, now in his 19th season. He has been team physician for the UK baseball team since arriving in Lexington 21 years ago. He also takes care of the UK women’s basketball and volleyball teams, along with being team physician for Georgetown College and Kentucky State University. Dr. Mair has performed surgery on several current NBA players, along with current major league baseball and PGA athletes.

Dr. Mair is nationally known for his expertise in arthroscopic surgery, and has given over 200 regional, national and international talks. He has been the Chairman of the Program Committee for the SEC Physicians Meeting for the past 10 years. Dr. Mair is particularly known for his expertise in performing arthroscopic surgery for shoulder instability and for rotator cuff tears.

Dr. Mair and his team at the UK Sports Medicine clinic take pride in caring for each individual patient. In many cases, an explanation of the diagnosis and non-operative treatment plan is given to improve symptoms without surgery. If surgery is necessary, Dr. Mair has the experience and skills needed to provide the best possible outcome.

Education

Orthopaedic Residency

Duke University

Medical School

Duke University

Undergraduate

Stanford University

Fellowship

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Sports Medicine and Shoulder Fellowship

Steadman-Hawkins Clinic, Vail, Colorado

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Orthopaedic Residency

Duke University

Current Appointments

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University of Kentucky

Professor
Sports Medicine Clinic Director
Fellowship Director

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Lexington VA Medical Center

Chief of Orthopaedic Surgery

UK Basketball Team Surgeon

Ratings & Reviews

The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

★★★★★

January, 2020
Dr.Mair and his staff and interns are the best orthopedic office I've ever been to. Knowledgable, friendly, professional, caring...Even if I'm in pain I look forward to my visit because I know they will do whatever can be done to improve my condition. Superior medical knowledge and interaction with me as a patient and a person.

★★★★★

December, 2019
Wonderful provider - Wonderful experience. Very comforting to be in his care.

★★★★★

September, 2019
Came to Dr. Marie (Mair) as a second opinion because I did not like the way I was treated at another practice. Dr. Marie (Mair) listened to my questions and gave me a wealth of knowledge to make an educated decision on what to do about my injury. I(I am taking this survey on my phone and it is auto correcting his name. I cannot fix the typos due to the formatting. )

ARTICLE

NEW YORK TIMES ARTICLE ON YOUTH THROWING INJURIES

By SCOTT D. MAIR

Lexington, Ky.

THE baseball playoffs are in full swing, the first game of the World Series is on Wednesday and millions of young boys will be watching, dreaming of some day playing in the big leagues.

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