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Dr. Scott Kuiper, MD

Sports Medicine ·  Male · Age 57

Dr. Kuiper

Dr. Scott Kuiper, MD is a sports medicine specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from University Of Louisville School Of Medicine in 1987 and specializes in sports medicine and orthopedic surgery.

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(502) 897-1794

Dr. Kuiper accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
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Dr. Kuiper's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • ACL Surgery
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Excision of Radius or Ulna
  • Excision of Scapula, Clavicle, Rib, or Sternum
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Fracture
  • Fracture Care
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Knee Sprain
  • Knee Surgery
  • Labrum Repair
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Ligament Reconstruction
  • Limb Pain
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Revision of Shoulder or Elbow Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Shoulder Diseases
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Instability
  • Shoulder Muscle Strain
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spondylitis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Steroid Injection
  • Synovial Biopsy
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me


"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...


  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications


American Sports Medicine Institute
Fellowship Hospital
University Of California
Residency Hospital
University Of California
Fellowship Hospital
University Of California
Internship Hospital
University Of Louisville School Of Medicine
Medical School
Depauw University
Undergraduate School


  • Spanish
  • English


  • 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

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Told two co workers the next day,, make an appointment.
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Dr Kuiper is friendly and listens well. I would highly recommend him to anyone wishing to see an orthopaedic surgeon
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Was very impressed with him...he explained everything very well. Was hesitant about having surgery, but feel very confident with him doing procedure
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Dr. Kuiper has excellent bedside manners as they say. He will definitely get down to the problem he doesn't immediately go straight to operation he wants to give you the best options first
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I had rotator cuff surgery and am very pleased with the results. Dr Kuiper has excellent bedside manners, explaining the procedure, expected results and post-op care. I would highly recommend Dr Kuiper!
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