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  • Total Joint Replacement
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Fractures & Trauma
  • Physical Therapy
  • PRP/Stem Cell Injections
  • Sports Injuries
Sean M. Griffin, M.DSean M. Griffin, M.D.

Sean M. Griffin, M.D.Board Certified Orthopaedic Surgeon


  • Fellowship - Carolinas Medical Center Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship, Charlotte, North Carolina 2011-2012
  • Residency - University of Florida Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Gainesville, Florida 2006-2011
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine Louisville, KY
    Medical Doctorate May 2006
  • University of Kentucky Lexington, KY
    Master of Science August 2002
  • University of Kentucky Lexington, KY
    Bachelor of Science May 2000
    Cum Laude
    University Honors Program

Scope of Practice

  • Anatomical:
    Knee, Hip, Shoulder ,Arm, Elbow, Foot and Ankle, Hand and Wrist, Neck, and Lower Back
  • Treatment:
    Total Joint Replacement, Arthroscopic Surgery, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Fractures & Trauma, Deformities, and all other types of orthopaedic injuries
  • Areas of Specialization:
    Primary and revision total knee replacement
    Partial total knee replacement
    Knee arthroscopic surgery
    Primary and revision total hip replacement
    Anterior approach total hip replacement
    Upper extremity injuries and fractures including shoulder, elbow, wrist, and hand
    Lower extremity injuries and fractures including hip, knee, ankle, and foot
    General Orthopaedics

Professional Affiliations

  • American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)
  • American Orthopaedic Assosciation
  • American Medical Association
  • Kentucky Medical Association
  • Greater Louisville Medical Society
  • Fellow of The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 2018

Publications & Presentations

Griffin SM, Sims SH, Karunakar MA, Seymour R, Haines N. Heterotopic Ossification Rates After Acetabular Fracture Surgery Are Unchanged Without Indomethacin Prophylaxis. Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, September 2013; 471(9); 2776-82.

Griffin SM, Nelson KJ, Loeffler BJ, Scannell BP, Bosse MJ, Kellam JF, Sims SH, Sing RF, Wang EA. Appropriateness of Angiography and Embolization in the Management of High Energy Pelvic Ring Injuries.

* Presented at the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting 2012, October 2012, Minneapolis, MN.

Richards JE, Griffin SM, Matuszewski P, Koehler DM, Guillamondegui OD, O’Toole RV, Bosse MJ, Obremskey WT, Evans JM. Preoperative lactate does not predict pulmonary complications in multiple trauma patients with a femoral shaft fracture treated with Early Total Care.

* Presented in part as a poster presentation at the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting, October 2012, Minneapolis, MN. Winner, Best Poster.

Griffin SM, Stoneback JW. Navigating the Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship Match From A Candidate’s Perspective. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma, December 2011;25 Suppl 3:S101-3.

* Presented at the Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual Meeting 2010, October 2010, Baltimore, MD.

Griffin SM, Ward MK, Terell AR, Stewart D. Diesel Fumes Do Kill: A Case of Fatal Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Directly Attributed to Diesel Fuel Exhaust with a 10-year Retrospective Case and Literature Review. Journal of Forensic Science, September 2008; 53(5):1206-11.

* Presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences, February 2005, New Orleans, LA.

Useful Links

  • Louisville
  • Louisville Bats
  • Jefferson County Public Schools Shaping the Future
  • Bellarmine University Athletics - Knights
  • Ellis & Badenhausen Orthopaedics, PSC