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Scott Riley, M.D.

Scott Riley, M.D.

Scott Riley, M.D., is a pediatric orthopaedic hand surgeon at Shriners Hospitals for Children Medical Center — Lexington and is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery with a certificate in added qualifications in hand surgery. He is an associate professor of orthopaedic surgery at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Riley received his undergraduate degree from Case Western Reserve University and earned his medical degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine. Dr. Riley completed his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Saint Luke’s Hospital and a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at the Metro Health Medical Center.

Areas of interest to Dr. Riley include pediatric hand and upper extremity disorders and brachial plexus birth palsy.

Dr. Riley is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Pediatric Hand Surgery Study Group and Riordan Hand Society.

Watch a video of Dr. Riley to learn more about the conditions he treats.


  • Medical Degree, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine
  • Residency, Saint Luke’s Hospital, Orthopaedic Surgery 
  • Fellowship, Metro Health Medical Center, Hand and Upper Extremity Surgery

Awards, publications and textbook contributions