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Scott Farner, MD

Specializing in Orthopedics
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Affiliation: Owensboro Health

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Commitment Statement

“I enjoy restoring functionality that was lost due to trauma, overuse or degeneration,” says Dr. Farner. He says he is pleased when he can see measurable, and often immediate, improvements in his patients’ well-being.

Biography

Dr. Scott Farner specializes in hand and microsurgery. As an orthopedic hand specialist, he diagnoses, treats and prevents disorders of the hand, wrist, and forearm. Dr. Farner also performs joint replacement surgery of the fingers, wrist, elbow, shoulder, knee and hip.

Dr. Farner is originally from the Chicago area, earning his medical degree at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He then completed both a residency in orthopedic surgery and a fellowship in hand and microsurgery at the University of Louisville School of Medicine.

Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery

Dr. Scott Farner is trained and certified to perform knee and hip replacement surgery using the Mako SmartRobotics™ System. This is a precise, clinically proven solution for those with debilitating joint pain caused by arthritis. Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted Surgery enables Dr. Farner to treat patient-specific knee or hip conditions and help them return to their active lifestyle.

Education & Training

Education

  • University of Illinois at Chicago at Peoria

Residency

  • University of Louisville School of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery

Fellowship

  • University of Louisville School of Medicine, Christine M. Kleinert Institute for Hand and Microsurgery

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