Dr. Ernest Eggers, MD

Dr. Ernest Eggers, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 79
Dr. Ernest Eggers, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 49 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 1964 and specializes in orthopedic surgery.Read his story

8620 Biggin Hill Ln

Louisville, KY 40220

Contact Information

(502) 364-0902

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • HealthLink
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Eggers performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Knee Disorders
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 99% of peers

Dr. Eggers's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Eggers' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Eggers "Dr. Eggers is one of this area's first physicians to perform total joint replacement surgery. He is considered a foremost expert in the study of joint reconstruction, and his surgical prowess has made his counsel much sought by manufacturers of joint prostheses from all over the U.S.A. His studies have taken him to Germany, Belgium, France and other countries. He has conducted seminars and research on the subject of arthritic joint replacement and continues to strive for innovative ways to reduce arthritic joint pain. He is a member of many local and state societies, including the Society for Arthritic Joint Surgery, The Association of Knee and Hip Society, The Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and he is board certified in orthopaedic surgery. Dr. Eggers has been involved in minimal invasive hip surgery for over 25 years and is now teaching limited-incision surgery on both hips and knees. Throughout his practice he has performed over 15,000 hip and knee replacements. Metal/metal hip implants have been used in his practice for approximately fifteen years, and ceramic/ceramic for approximately eleven years. Dr. Eggers is a native of Indiana and served in the United States Navy. He completed his internship and residency at the University of Louisville"
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1  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

33  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hip Arthritis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Hip Disorders
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pain
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Arthritis
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Spondylitis
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26  Procedures

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1964
  • Louisville Genl Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1965
  • Louisville Genl Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1969

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Named Top Orthopedist in joint replacement by the Consumer Research Counsel of America, 1995, most
Media & Publications
  • The Spine: Anatomy, Pathology, Diagnosis and Treatment, 1982
  • The Knee: Sports-Related Injuries,
  • The Back: Diagnosis and Treatment, 1983
  • Total Hip Replacement, First 250 Cases, 1974
  • Posterolateral Approach to Total Hip Surgery,
  • Diseases of the Upper Extremity and Occupational Medicine, 1981

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Eggers' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Eggers to family and friends
22 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Eggers' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

My complaint is Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic Physical Therapy Office. I went there in March, 2017. I wanted to know the cost of physical therapy. I was told $30 to $80 would be my out of pocket cost after she contacted Anthem, my Insurance Co. I scheduled the appointments. After 11...more
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