Dr. Scott Kuiper, MD

Dr. Scott Kuiper, MD

Sports Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 56
Dr. Scott Kuiper, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 24 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.Read his story

4130 Dutchmans Ln Ste 300

Louisville, KY 40207

Contact Information

(502) 897-1794

Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Kuiper's Experience

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Sports Medicine
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Kuiper's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kuiper "Dr. Kuiper specializes in orthopaedic sports medicine and athletic-related injuries. He completed his fellowship training at the American Sports Medicine Institute in Birmingham, Alabama, and has been involved in the care of professional, collegiate and high school athletes. He has published numerous research papers, abstracts, and book chapters, and has made numerous presentations relating to the advancement of arthroscopic surgery in sports medicine. Dr. Kuiper earned his undergraduate degree at DePauw University and attended the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed his residency, as well as an Orthopaedic Research Fellowship at the University of California, San Diego. He then completed an Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship under the direction of Drs. James R. Andrews and William Clancey in Birmingham, Alabama. He is board certified in orthopaedic surgery, and is a member of many national, state and local medical societies."


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2  Specialties

  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

47  Conditions Treated

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Femur Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Pain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures


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27  Procedures

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Fracture Care
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Surgery
  • Labrum Repair
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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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.


  • Depauw University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1983
  • University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • University Of California
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University Of California
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1993
  • American Sports Medicine Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • University Of California
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1989

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • 3M Health Care Excellence in Orthopaedic Research Award., 1995
  • Merck Manual Award, 1987
  • DePauw University Rector Honor Scholarship, 1982
  • Magna cum Laude, 1987
  • Academic Dean's List, 1979-1983
  • Psi Chi Psychology Honorary Society, 1982
  • Magna cum Laude, 1983
  • Sigma Xi Scientific Research Society, 1983
  • Alpha Omega Honor Medical Society, 1986
Media & Publications
  • Cruciate Ligaments: Response to Injury In: Knee Ligaments: Structure, Function, Injury and Repair, 1990
  • Posterior Cruciate Ligament In: Diagnostic and Operative Arthroscopy, 1995
  • Experimental Studies on Ligament Grafts: Chemical and Histologic In: Knee Ligaments: Structure, Function, Injury and Repair, 1990
  • The Use of Lower Tourniquet Inflation Pressures in Extremity Surgery Facilitated by Curved and Wide Tourniquets and an Integrated Cuff Inflation System, 1993
  • Osseous Anatomy of the Scapula, 2001
  • Immunohistochemical Localization of B1 Integrins in Anterior Cruciate and Medial Collateral Ligaments of Human and Rabbit, 1992
  • Age-Related Properties of the Medial Collateral Ligament and Anterior Cruciate Ligament: A Morphologic and Collagen Maturation Study in the Rabbit, 1991

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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Dr. Kuiper's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kuiper to family and friends
48 total reviews (22 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (48)

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Dr. Kuiper's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

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  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (22)

Dr. Kuiper is an expert orthopedic surgeon who repaired my torn rotator cuff. The results exceeded my expectations and I am essentially pain free. I found Dr. Kuiper to be a good listener, and he took plenty of time to explain the procedure, what to expect during the post-op period and throughout...more
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Dr Kuiper is easy to talk to, very informative and thorough.
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Dr. Kuiper is an outstanding orthopedic specialist that I highly recommend. He also relates well to his patients and carefully listens and answers any concerns.
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Found my problem right away feeling good today
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He exceeded my expectations. Thorough and educates the patient about his exam and MRI results. I recommend him to everyone in need of orthopedic care.
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