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Ken Kaminski, M.D.

"My practice focuses on returning patients with arthritis or malfunctioning hip and knee replacements to their previously active lifestyle.”

Ken Kaminski, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgery

KEN KAMINSKI, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgery

Clinic Address:Garden Level, 3414 Golden Road, Tyler, TX
Phone: (903) 939-7725
Patient Appointment: (903) 939-7501

Dr. Kaminski specializes in primary and complex hip and knee replacements, revision joint surgery, painful joint replacements, and hip and knee arthritis. He’s Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.

Click here to learn more about Dr. Kaminski’s Partial Knee Replacements or watch the video below.

Dr. Ken Kaminski comes to Azalea from the Mayo Clinic, an institution that is internationally renowned for its shaping and influence on primary and revision joint replacement quality. Dr. Kaminski is assisted by Physician Assistant Michael Sullivan, PA-C.

“Diagnosed hip and knee arthritis affects 1 in 5 individuals at some point in their lifetime and can be a significant factor in preventing someone from enjoying their life to the fullest,” Kaminski explains. “Living with hip or knee pain is not something you should have to do. My practice focuses on returning patients with arthritis or malfunctioning hip and knee replacements to their previously active lifestyle.”

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Primary and Complex Hip and Knee Replacements, Revision Joint Surgery, Painful Joint Replacements, Hip and Knee Arthritis

Certification:

American Board of Orthopedic Surgery

Licenses:
Medical, Texas N7932
Medical, Florida ME 109691

Fellowship:
Mayo Clinic, Florida
Mentor: Dr. Mary I. O’Connor
Adult Reconstruction
August 2011-July 2012

Residency:
John Peter Smith Hospital
Fort Worth, Texas
Orthopaedic Surgery
July 2007- June 2011

Internship:
John Peter Smith Hospital
Fort Worth, Texas
General Surgery
July 2006- June 2007

Medical Education:
University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey/Rutgers University
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Medical Doctor
August 2003- June 2006

Undergraduate Education:
Rutgers University
New Brunswick, New Jersey
Bachelor of Science
August 1999- June 2003

American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Kaminski KJ, Ortiguera C, O’Connor MI. “Robotic Assisted, Minimally-Invasive Partial Knee Replacements”; NEFJM August 2012

Kaminski KJ, Reddix RN. “Orthopaedic Polytrauma in the Geriatric Population and Implications” 1st Place Poster Presentation UNT Research Appreciation Day, May 2011;1st Place Poster Presentation JPS Research Day, June 2010; Podium Presentation, Southern Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, San Juan, PR, 2010; Podium Presentation, Western Orthopaedic Association Annual Meeting, Monterey, CA, 2010

Nackman G, Kaminski, K “Determination of the Role of Apoptosis in Shear Stress Induced Endothelial Cell Detachment”; Poster presentation for Summer Research Fellow, New Brunswick, NJ, May 2003

Clinic Address: Garden Level, 3414 Golden Road, Tyler, TX

Main Appointment Line: (903) 939-7501

Direct Line: (903) 939-7725

Fax: (903) 939-7723


Dr. Kaminski’s Team:

MICHAEL SULLIVAN, PA-C
Physician Assistant

Michael and his family have enjoyed being a part of the East Texas community since 2007. He has been physician assistant to Dr. Ken Kaminski since 2012. He graduated from Stony Brook University, School of Health Technology and Management in New York in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in Physician Assistant studies. He continued his educational pursuits in Chicago by completing a Post Graduate Physician Assistant Residency program in Orthopaedic Surgery with Illinois Bone and Joint Institute sponsored by Rosalind Franklin University. After completing his residency, he worked in the fields of both Orthopaedic Joint reconstruction and Orthopaedic Trauma while in Chicago. He moved to Houston to continue his work in Orthopaedic Trauma at Memorial Hermann. He enjoyed working closely with the UT orthopaedic residents at Memorial Hermann and also with the orthopaedic residents at East Texas Medical Center during his time at the ETMC Orthopedic Institute. He has called Tyler his home ever since moving to East Texas.

Michael assists Dr. Kaminski in all aspects of patient care both the operating room as well as the clinic setting.

Post Graduate Physician Assistant Residency Program Orthopaedic Surgery 2005

Bachelor of Science – Physician Assistant, Stony Brook University 2004

NCCPA- Certification of Added Qualification in Orthopaedic Surgery

National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants (NCCPA)

Fellow Member, American Academy of Physician Assistants