David Dome, MD, Orthopaedic Surgery, Lexington, KY, CHI Saint Joseph Health


Orthopaedic Surgery Lexington, KY

Orthopedic Sports Medicine, Shoulder Surgery

Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

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  • Dr. David Dome is an orthopedic surgeon in Lexington, KY and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Saint Joseph Hospital, Saint Joseph East, and UK Good Samaritan Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Kentucky College of Medicine and has been in practice 24 years. He specializes in orthopedic sports medicine and shoulder surgery and is experienced in sports medicine, rotator cuff injuries, shoulder surgery, elbow surgery, and shoulder and elbow surgery.

Education & Training

  • The Lipscomb ClinicFellowship, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Shoulder Surgery, Arthroscopy, 1998 - 1999
  • Greenville Hospital System - University of South Carolina
    Greenville Hospital System - University of South CarolinaResidency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1993 - 1998
  • University of Kentucky College of Medicine
    University of Kentucky College of MedicineClass of 1993
  • Marshall UniversityMS, Biomedical Science, 1989
  • Centre CollegeBS, Biochemistry, 1986

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical License
    NC State Medical License 1999 - 2004
  • TN State Medical License
    TN State Medical License 1998 - 2004
  • KY State Medical License
    KY State Medical License 1998 - 2021
  • SC State Medical License
    SC State Medical License 1994 - 2005
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Surgery
  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, 2011
  • Most Outstanding Student in Surgery University of Kentucky, 1993
  • Most Outstanding Student Scholarship and Humanism in Internal Medicine University of Kentucky, 1993

Publications & Presentations


Journal Articles

  • Clinical Utility of Traditional and New Tests in the Diagnosis of Biceps Tendon Injuries and Superior Labrum Anterior and Posterior Lesions in the Shoulder  
    Kibler, WB, Sciasia, AD, Hester, PW, Dome, DC, and Jacobs, C, American Journal of Sports Medicine, 1/1/2009
  • Evaluation of Apparent and Absolute Rotator Cuff Weakness in Shoulder Injury by the Scapular Retraction Test (SRT)  
    Kibler, WB, Sciascia, AD, Dome, DC, American Journal of Sports Medicine, 1/1/2006
  • Surgical treatment of traumatic anterior shoulder instability in American football players: Two-to-six year follow-up after open stabilization in fifty-eight athletes  
    Michael J. Pagnani, David C. Dome, Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (Am), 1/1/2002
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Books/Book Chapters


  • "Diagnosis and Treatment of the Elbow in the Young Athlete" 
    Lake Cumberland Resort, Jamestown, KY - 1/1/2012
  • "Chronic Injuries about the Adult Shoulder" 
    Las Vegas, NV - 1/1/2010
  • "Adult Elbow Injuries: Acute and Chronic" 
    Las Vegas, NV - 1/1/2010
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  • Pitfalls in the Treatment of Clavicle Fractures 
    Dome DC, Kibler, WB, Pitfalls in the Management of Common Shoulder Problems, AAOS Monograph, pp. 95-100

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