and Biography For Lynn D. Ketchum, M.D.
Doctor Ketchum received his medical degree in 1960 from Tulane University
in New Orleans, Louisiana after which he took a General Surgery residency at the Ochsner
Clinic, also in New Orleans, followed by a Plastic Surgery residency at the University
of Kansas Medical Center, in Kansas City, Kansas which he completed in 1966. After
serving two years in the Navy during the Vietnam conflict, he returned to the
University of Kansas Medical Center, where he was a Professor in Plastic Surgery
for 11 years.
In 1979, Dr. Ketchum went into private practice in Overland Park, Kansas,
where he established a Hand Surgery Fellowship program and has trained 20 physicians in
surgery of the hand.
Doctor Ketchum has been injecting nodules of Dupuytren’s
contracture with Triamcinolone and doing
dermofasciectomies for established contractures since 1970. He has been doing flexor
tenosynovectomies for patients with carpal tunnel syndrome and appropriate indications
for that procedure since 1990.
To date, Dr. Ketchum has produced 64 medical publications
regarding Plastic and Reconstructive Hand Surgery.
Lynn D. Ketchum, M.D.