John K. Krebs, M.D.

John K. Krebs, M.D.

Fellowship-Trained Orthopaedic Surgeon


Hand and Wrist
Shoulder and Elbow

Areas of Interest

Arthritic Conditions
Athletic Injuries
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Total Elbow Replacement
Arthroscopic Surgery of the Hand, Elbow and Shoulder


Independence II

Board Certifications

Board-certified physicians have met additional requirements for certification from a recognized medical board.


Fellowship-trained surgeons have achieved the highest level of training in their specialty.

The Cleveland Combined Hand Fellowship, University Hospitals of Cleveland / Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Hand Surgery


Cleveland Clinic Foundation, University Hospitals of Cleveland

Medical School

University of Kentucky College of Medicine

Physician Associations

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
Ohio Orthopaedic Society
Cleveland Orthopaedic Club
American Medical Association
Ohio State Medical Association
Cleveland Academy of Medicine
University of Kentucky Alumni Association


Measurement of Nickel and Chromium Released from Dental Caps via Atomic Absorption Spectrometry. Department of Chemistry, University of Kentucky, 1984 T. O’Reilly, Ph.D., J.K. Krebs.

Changes in Heart Fluctuations in Exercise Training. Department of Physiology and Biophysics, University of Kentucky, 1985 K.C. Lee, J.K. Krebs, R. Howard, R. Belza.

Experimentally Induced Scoliosis in Rabbits. Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Kentucky, 1986 T. Brower, J.K. Krebs.

Comparison of the Hemovac Drain and the Depuy System 600 Drain on Infection Rate in Hip Surgery. Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Kentucky, 1988 P. Nicholls, J.K. Krebs.

Postoperative Functional Ankle Bracing of Ankle Fractures. Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 1991 J.K. Krebs, J.T. Watson.

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