Dr. John Shaw, MD

Dr. John Shaw, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
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Age 78
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Dr. John Shaw, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 53 years. He graduated from Washington University School of Medicine in 1965 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, and more.Read his story

220 Abraham Flexner Way # 1200

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 588-2160

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network

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Top Care Areas

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

Difficulty With Walking
high
more than 88% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
high
more than 86% of peers
Cranial Trauma
high
more than 84% of peers

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Dr. Shaw's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Shaw "After residency in orthopedics I was a medical missionary to South Korea for 12 years and did pioneering work in orthopedics and rehabilitation. I started the first dedicated in patient rehabilitation center and in 2014 a new Rehabilitation Hospital was named the J C Shaw Rehabilitation Center. I have blended both orthopedic and rehabilitation in the last 30 years and applying orthopedic surgery to the disabled with special interest in the restoring the tetraplegic hand function, I have returned to Korea to teach hand surgeons the treatment of the tetraplegic hand restoration. I was the Medical Director of the Southern Indiana Rehabilitation Hospital for 23 years. I am more recently focusing on restoring range and function in stroke patients with spastic disability. "
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Shaw "I am dedicated to providing the most innovative, advanced health care in the region. He serves his patients and their families with compassionate, personalized attention."

3  Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

1  Board Certifications

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

58  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Herniated Disc
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
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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.

Education

  • Drake University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Washington University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • University of Iowa
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Frazier Rehab Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • University of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Frazier Rehab Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Shaw has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Shaw's Reviews

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Dr. Shaw's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
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