John Balthrop, M.D.

Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine, & Total Joint Replacement

Dr. Balthrop has been practicing medicine in Lexington, KY for over 20 years and is a senior partner at Bluegrass Orthopaedics.  Providing specialized patient care as a general orthopaedist, he has a special interest in joint replacement, knee arthroscopy surgery and treatment of shoulder injuries

Dr. Balthrop received his medical education from the University of Miami (Miami, FL), served an internship at the George Washington University Hospital, Washington DC and his residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN.  Dr. Balthrop is Board Certified by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery.


Mike Wiles PA-C started with Bluegrass Orthopaedics in 2005. He came to us from the Lexington Clinic where he practiced for several years. He is a graduate from University of Kentucky PA program. He is NCCPA certified and current state licensed. He also has a degree in the engineering field before going to PA school. Mike is currently specializing in general orthopaedics.