Our experienced, physicians are committed to providing the highest quality care in a professional and compassionate manner. Our primary goal is to minimize your discomfort and enhance your recovery in the least invasive manner possible.

Advanced arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgical procedures combined with our specific protocols for anesthesia, post-surgical pain management and physical therapy make it possible for most patients to return home same day or next day after surgery.

We work with you to consider your options. There often are more conservative steps to take before jumping to surgery or joint replacement. Non-operative options include physical therapy, cortisone and visco-supplementation injections. The goal is to find the best solution to manage pain and to maintain an active lifestyle, and we are committed to partnering with your to find those solutions.

Our Providers

David Bealle, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. David Bealle, a Hopkinsville native, has proudly served the Western Kentucky region with outstanding orthopaedic care for the past 20 years, performing more than 10,000 surgeries to help his patients achieve greater comfort and mobility.

A 1984 graduate of Hopkinsville High School, Dr. Bealle attended Murray State University on an academic / football scholarship. It was there he became interested in orthopaedic medicine following surgical treatment of a college football injury.

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General Orthopaedic Surgeon, Dr. Timothy Chang, has served the Western Kentucky region since 2014. His unique background and training offer an unusually broad range of experience to treat patients for joint pain, joint replacement, arthritis, bone fracture, sport injuries, as well as skeletal, muscular, ligament, cartilage, and tendon injuries.

Dr. Chang also holds a PhD in Health Economics, a credential that makes him especially mindful of a patient’s financial burden for medical care. He is therefore deliberate in his current practice to balance his patients’ best medical options for high quality outcomes with the lowest patient cost burden.

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Rudy Robbe, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Robbe brings experience to the people of Western Kentucky and Tennessee from his work with the St. Louis Cardinals, Rams and Blues, as well as orthopaedic experience during multiple combat tours in Iraq, Afghanistan and Kosovo. He is especially interested in helping to advance minimally invasive surgical techniques that help patients return to their daily activities as quickly as possible.

A native of Atlanta, Georgia, he moved with his family to Hopkinsville, Kentucky, in 2004 to join Western Kentucky Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine. In 2006, he was named one of the 2006 National Physicians Advisory Board Doctors of the Year and joined Jennie Stuart Medical Group in 2014. 

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Physician Extenders:

Our licensed and certified physician extenders share our commitment to providing quality orthopaedic care and help provide non-surgical care and patient education.

Marni Barnes, PA-C
Miles Durham, PA-C
Kenneth Parker, PA-C

To Schedule an Appointment, Call (270-889-0701)