Orthopaedics

Phone Number

Lexington Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine

Appointments
(803) 314–9640

Surgery

If you do need surgery, we'll use the most modern and minimally invasive techniques possible for a faster recovery.

What to Expect

During the first visit, we'll evaluate your injury or condition and develop an individual program to help you get back to your everyday activities as soon as possible.

Orthopaedic Center of Excellence

Our treatments and outcomes have been internationally recognized by the leading accreditor of hospitals as top-quality, patient-centered care.

Hip Replacement Surgery at Lexington Medical Center

Total Hip Replacement
Most commonly used to treat and remove painful arthritis of the hip.

Anterior Hip Replacement
Replaces only part of the hip and can help younger patients get back to their daily activities faster.

Recovery Time
Patients typically go home the next day and are back to their everyday lives in just a few months after surgery.

Benefits:

  • Pain-free movement for decades after surgery.
  • Return to your everyday lifestyle.
  • Limited hospital time.

"I am pain-free, not taking any medicine. I’m so thankful and grateful."

— Shoandra "Sho" Fagg, Double Hip Replacement Patient

Custom Knee Implants

Custom Knee Resurfacing
Used in surgery for patients with severe knee arthritis to provide a guaranteed fit.

Recovery Time
Patients can put full weight on their knee the day of surgery and typically go home the next day.

Benefits:

  • Return to your everyday lifestyle more quickly after surgery
  • Knee function has the potential to feel more natural
  • Limited hospital time

Trauma-Related Surgery at Lexington Medical Center

Home to One of South Carolina’s Only Trauma Surgeons
Dr. Dedmond of Lexington Orthopaedics is one of the only trauma specialists, or traumatologists, in South Carolina. He specializes in simple and complex fracture care, major and minor trauma and modern surgery techniques.

Cutting Edge and Minimally Invasive Surgery
Trauma injuries usually require surgery, but patients at Lexington Medical Center are treated with the most modern and minimally invasive techniques possible for their situation.

Individualized Trauma Care
Dr. Dedmond assesses patients' injuries one by one and plans the best course of treatment, custom to each patient.

Advanced Treatment

Custom Knee Resurfacing

A 3-D model of the knee, made from a CT scan, serves as a template to make an implant that follows the shape and contour of the patient's knee.

What is it?

  • Individualized titanium cobalt chrome implant
  • Custom knee resurfacing

What are the benefits?

  • More natural-feeling knee function
  • Patients go home the morning after surgery

Hip Arthroscopy

Doctors use a camera to fix ligament tears and bone spurs.

What is it?

  • Uses a camera to fix problems in the hips
  • Preserves patients' own cartilage and bone

What are the benefits?

  • Outpatient procedure
  • Faster recovery time