Orthopedic surgeon William Ben Kibler, MD, on June 1 retired from Lexington (Ky.) Clinic Orthopedics – Sports Medicine after 43 years of practice, according to The Lane Report.
In 1977, Dr. Kibler joined the LCOSM, where he founded the Shoulder Center of Kentucky.
He specialized in shoulder surgery, sports medicine and arthroscopic surgeries of the knee, ankle and elbow.
Dr. Kibler is a recipient of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine's Thomas Brady Award, which recognizes service and dedication to the sports medicine field.
Throughout his career, he held positions with several professional organizations, including the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine and the American College of Sports Medicine.