OrthoCincy Welcomes Three New Doctors With Ties To NKY

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 at 10:24 AM

By OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine, news release

OrthoCincy has 13 convenient locations across Southwest Ohio, Northern Kentucky and Southeast Indiana.

(Left to right): Jeffery Wera, John Fritch, Charles Roberts. Photos provided.

(Edgewood, Ky.) - OrthoCincy Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine is proud to announce the arrival of three new doctors to the OrthoCincy team of physicians. All doctors have personal and professional ties to the Northern Kentucky region.

Jeffrey Wera, MD, a Northern Kentucky native and Beechwood High School graduate, will see patients at three OrthoCincy locations in Kentucky; Edgewood, Highland Heights (NKU Campus) and Florence. He specializes in hand, wrist and elbow surgery. Dr. Wera is a University of Cincinnati College of Medicine graduate and he completed his residency at UC Medical Center. He completed his fellowship at the University of Chicago in Sports Medicine.

As a former athlete, Dr. Wera understands firsthand the treatment options required for injuries that tend to happen in competitive and performance athletes. He treats a wide range of hand, wrist and elbow issues ranging from arthritis, fractures, neuropathy, nerve and tendon injuries as well as Tendonitis. His advanced yet minimally invasive arthroscopic techniques allow patients to recover faster and return to their everyday activities. Dr. Wera is licensed in both Kentucky and Ohio. To view Dr. Wera’s bio, click here.

John Fritch, MD, is also a University of Cincinnati College of Medicine graduate. He will see patients at two OrthoCincy locations in Edgewood, Kentucky and Anderson, Ohio. He specializes in hip, shoulder and knee surgery as well pediatric orthopaedics. Dr. Fritch completed his residency at Temple University Hospital and his fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. He specializes hip arthroscopy and the treatment of a variety of hip, knee and shoulder injuries.

Many of these surgeries are done with minimally invasive techniques and robotic assisted surgery methods. His sports fellowship training with the University of Chicago allows him to fully understand the needs of competitive and performance athletes. He has experience working with the University of Cincinnati Bearcats, Chicago Bears (NFL), Chicago Sky (WNBA) and Loveland High School. Dr. Fritch is licensed in both Kentucky and Ohio. To view Dr. Fritch’s bio, click here.

Charles Roberts, MD, is a Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine graduate. He will see patients at the OrthoCincy location in Crestview Hills, Ky. He specializes in Interventional Pain Management, Anesthesiology, Pediatric Anesthesiology, Addiction Medicine and Hospice/Palliative Medicine. Dr. Roberts completed his residency at Strong Memorial Hospital through the University of Rochester. He completed his fellowship in Pain Management at the University of Maryland.

He was the Pain Fellowship Program Director for three years at Louisiana State University and then moved to a private practice in Maryland. For the past 6 years, Dr. Roberts has been practicing interventional Pain Management in Northern Kentucky. He has received several awards including a “Top Doctor” rating. Dr. Roberts was drawn to Kentucky because of its natural beauty and the state’s many opportunities to experience nature. To view Dr. Roberts’ bio, click here.

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