Meet Our Physicians

Michael Heilig, M.D.

Michael Heilig, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Michael Heilig is board certified in orthopedic surgery. Graduating from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 1997, Dr. Heilig has practiced medicine for over 17 years and has previously served as chief of surgery at Clark Regional Medical Center. Dr. Heilig performs surgery at Clark Regional Medical Center in Winchester, Baptist Health in Richmond, and St. Joseph East in Lexington. A life-long resident of Central Kentucky, Dr. Heilig is also a husband and father of four.

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency, Tulane School of Medicine
  • General Surgery Internship, Tulane School of Medicine
  • Emergency Medical Technician, Nationally Certified
  • MD, University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • BS, Bringham Young University
Gregory Grau, M.D.

Gregory Grau, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Gregory Grau is board certified in orthopedic surgery. Graduating from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in 2001, Dr. Grau has practiced medicine for over 13 years. He currently serves as chief of staff at Clark Regional Medical Center and has previously served as chief of surgery. Dr. Grau performs surgery at Clark Regional Medical Center in Winchester, Baptist Health in Richmond, and St. Joseph East and The Kentucky Surgery Center in Lexington. A life-long Kentucky resident, he is also a husband and father of three.

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency, University of Kentucky
  • MD, University of Kentucky College of Medicine
  • BA, Chemistry, Northern Kentucky University
  • BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Kentucky
James Rice, M.D.

James Rice, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. James Rice is board certified in orthopedic surgery. After graduating from the University of Louisville School of Medicine in 2006, Dr. Rice went on to complete a Spine Surgery Fellowship at West Virginia University Medical Center. Practicing orthopedic spine medicine for the last three years, Dr. Rice provides comprehensive orthopedic spine care and performs surgery at Clark Regional Medical Center in Winchester, Baptist Health in Richmond, and Saint Joseph East in Lexington. A life-long Kentucky resident, Dr. Rice is also a husband and father of four children.

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Spine Surgery Fellowship, West Virginia University Medical Center
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency, University of Florida Medical Center
  • MD, University of Louisville School of Medicine
  • BA, Biology, Transylvania University
David Waespe, M.D.

David Waespe, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. David Waespe, originally from Lexington, Kentucky, received his undergraduate degree in Chemical Engineering and medical degree from the University of Kentucky.  Waespe received a number of awards, including the Frank G. Ham Society of Character and the SEC Academic Honor Roll. While attending the University of Kentucky, Waespe played baseball from 2000-2003, and during the summer of 2002, he played on the European baseball team. In 2014, Waespe completed an AO Fellowship in Chur, Switzerland based mainly in Orthopedic Trauma. Dr. Waespe recently joined us from Mississippi Sport Medicine where he completed a fellowship in adult reconstruction.  Waespe is also married to his beautiful wife, Kelly.

  • Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • Adult Reconstruction Fellowship, Mississippi Sports Medicine
  • AO Fellowship, Dr. Christoff Sommer in Chur, Switzerland
  • Orthopedic Surgery Residency, University of Mississippi Medical Center
  • MD, University of Kentucky College of Medicine
  • BA, Chemical Engineering, University of Kentucky

When our patients have incurred an injury or disease that compromises their ability to fully experience and enjoy life, our mission is to get them back to health as quickly and safely as possible. We are committed to providing the highest level of care, with understanding, compassion, and respect.

Meet Our Physician Assistants 

Jason Delong

Jason Delong

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Brandon Embry

Brandon Embry

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Kurt Schlenther

Kurt Schlenther

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Michael Bradley

Michael Bradley

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Sarah Ervin

Sarah Ervin

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Call one of our locations today to schedule an appointment. Same and next day appointments available:

859-737-5333: Winchester
859-625-9959: Richmond
502-570-3754: Georgetown
859-987-5031: Paris

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