Paul S. Legg, M.D.
Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Legg is a native of Beckley, West Virginia. He is a graduate of West Virginia University and received his Doctorate of Medicine from WVU School of Medicine. He completed his orthopaedic surgical residency at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Dr. Legg is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery, Diplomat of the American Board of Medical Examiners, American Medical Association and Frieberg Society. He has served as Chief, Department of Orthopaedics, Charleston Area Medical Center in 2002 and is certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery.



EDUCATION

Degrees
West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV n B.A. n 1987
West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV n M.D. n 1991
Post Graduate Training
Orthopaedic Surgery Residency, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, July 1991- June 1996

CERTIFICATIONS AND LICENSING

· Certified by American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, July 1998

· Medical License – State of West Virginia, State of Ohio

PROFESSIONAL EMPLOYMENT

Bone and Joint Surgeons, Inc., Charleston, West Virginia, August 1996 - present.

Orthopaedic Private Practice

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Chief, Department of Orthopaedics, Charleston Area Medical Center, 2002 - 2003

PRESENTATIONS

· Operative Treatment of Acetabular Fractures, University of Cincinnati, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Senior Theses Day Paper, 1996

· Treatment of Supracondylar Femur Fractures, University of Cincinnati, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Grand Rounds, January 1995

· Chronic Lateral Ankle Instability, University of Cincinnati Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Grand Rounds, April 1994

· Zone I Flexor Tendon Injuries, Cincinnati Hand Surgery Consultants, December 1993

PUBLICATION AND PAPERS

Legg PL, Rector 5, Giess R:Endotracheal Naloxone in Rabbits.

Ann Emer Med 18:446, 1989

· Burger B, Crawford AM, Roy DR, Legg PL, Rao 5:

Open Bone Peg Epiphysiodesis for Slipped Capital Femoral Epiphysis

Submitted October 1995

HONORS

· Whittlesey History of Medicine Society

· Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

· West Virginia University College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Biology, Outstanding Graduating Senior

· West Virginia University Achievement Scholarship

· Lloyd R. Gribble Scholarship

MEMBERSHIPS

· West Virginia Orthopaedic Society

· American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgery

· Ohio Orthopaedic Society

· Frieberg Society

· Diplomat of the American Board of Medical Examiners


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