Dr. Vishwas Ramesh Talwalkar MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Vishwas Talwalkar is an orthopedic surgeon in Lexington, Kentucky. He received his medical degree from Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and has been in practice for 21 years. Dr. Talwalkar accepts several types of health insurance, listed below.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Spine Surgery, Pediatric Orthopedics

Clinical Interests: Pediatric Orthopaedics, Spinal Deformity, Hip Disorders, Clubfoot, Pediatric Trauma

Education & Medical Training

Vanderbilt University
Residency, General Surgery, 1993 - 1994

Vanderbilt University
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1994 - 1998

University of Texas Southwestern Medical School
Fellowship, Pediatric Orthopedics, 1998 - 1999

Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Class of 1993

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Family Medicine
Certified 25 years in Family Medicine

WI State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

The results of preoperative halo-gravity traction in children with severe spinal deformity.
Garabekyan, T.,Hosseinzadeh, P.,Iwinski, H. J.,Muchow, R. D.,Talwalkar, V. R.,Walker, J.,Milbrandt, T. A.

Correlation of spine deformity, lung function, and seat pressure in spina bifida.
Patel, J., Walker, J.L., Talwalkar, V.R., Iwinski, H.J., Milbrandt, T.A.

A comparison of three methods of pain control for posterior spinal fusions in adolescent idiopathic scoliosis.
Milbrandt, T.A., Singhal, M., Minter, C., McClung, A., Talwalkar, V.R., Iwinski, H.J., Walker, J., Beimesch, C., Montgomery, C., Sucato, D.J.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Florida BlueSelect
  • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
  • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • United - River Valley Neighborhood Health Partnership
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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