December 27th, 2013

Health N' Sports: Dr. Vemuri joins Louisville Orthopaedic

Staff Report


Health N' Sports: Dr. Vemuri joins Louisville Orthopaedic
Dr. Vemuri / photo from Louisville Orthopaedic

As a part of the Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic, the Sports Rehab Team physical therapists are knowledgeable and trained in the latest advancements and techniques available in sports rehabilitation.

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Please welcome Venu Vemuri, D.O., to Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic. Dr. Vemuri will be joining our practice as of January 2014. 

Dr. Vemuri is a board certified orthopedic surgeon specializing in treatment and procedures of the spine.  He has a particular expertise for minimally invasive surgeries, although he is committed to exhausting all non-surgical treatment options before considering surgical intervention.

His primary objective is to help patients get back to enjoying their lives through restoring function from painful spinal conditions. His interest in minimally invasive surgeries is due in large part to increased chances for reduced blood loss, less tissue damage, and a faster recovery time for his patients. He treats adult and pediatric spine conditions.

Dr. Vemuri provides comprehensive spine care reflecting his orthopedic and neurosurgical training. The below list is an overview of the most common conditions treated and does not represent all procedures and conditions Dr. Vemuri may perform &/or treat.

Conditions Treated:

Spinal stenosis

Degenerative disc disease

Spondylolisthesis

Scoliosis

Herniated Disc

Bone tumors including metastatic tumors Vertebral Osteomyelitis Discitis Spine fractures

Procedures:

Lumbar/thoracic /cervical fusions

Lumbar/thoracic /cervical disc decompression

Lumbar/thoracic /cervical laminectomies

Scoliosis surgery in adults and pediatrics

Spinal cord stimulation

Kyphoplasty Spine fracture stabilization

Complex cervical reconstruction

In addition to his medical degree, Dr. Vemuri also has a bachelor's in Cello performance from Lawrence University Conservatory of Music and a master's degree in Cello performance from the world renowned Indiana University Jacobs School of Music. He also enjoys maintaining an active lifestyle through activities such as running, skiing, hiking, traveling, golfing, and cooking.

Louisville Orthopaedic Clinic & Sports Rehab Center

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Physical Therapy: 502-897-1790

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