Biography

In addition to his roles at Marshall Health and Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Dr. Lycans serves as an orthopaedic sports medicine physician for Marshall Athletics. He specializes in sports medicine as well as surgical treatment of the shoulder, elbow, hip and knee.

Education & Training

  • Medical School: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Residency: Marshall University Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine - Orthopaedic Surgery (Huntington, W.Va.)
  • Fellowship: American Sports Medicine Institute, Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center - Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (Birmingham, Ala.)

Honors & Memberships

  • Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member, West Virginia Orthopaedic Society

Marshall Sports Medicine Institute

2211 Third Avenue
Huntington, WV 25703
Phone: 304-691-1880

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Three Gables Surgery Center

5897 County Road #107
Proctorville, OH 45669
Phone: 740-886-9911

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Lavender C, Lycans D, Sina Adil SA, Kopiec A, Schmicker T. 2020. Incisionless Partial Medial Meniscectomy. Arthrosc Tech. 2020 4 1;9(3):e375-e378.
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Lavender C, Lycans D, Kopiec A, Sayan A. 2020. Nanoscopic Single-Incision Anterior Labrum Repair. Arthrosc Tech. 2020 4 1;9(3):e297-e301.
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Lavender C, Lycans D, Sina Adil SA, Berdis G. 2020. Single-Incision Rotator Cuff Repair With a Needle Arthroscope. Arthrosc Tech. 2020 5 6;9(4):e419-e423.
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Lycans D, Koester A, Kim J. 2017. Upper Extremity Replantation Lycans D., Kim J.,Koester A (2017) Uppery Extremity Replantation. In: EltoraiA., Eberson C.,Daniels A.,(eds) Orthopedic Surgery Clerkship. Springer, Cham

Kim J., Bishop C., Lycans D., Day J.B.. 2017. Hip Dislocations Kim J., Bishop C., Lycans D., Day J.B. (2017) Hip Dislocations. In: Eltorai A., Eberson C., Daniels A. (eds) Orthopedic Surgery Clerkship. Springer, Cham

Lycans D, Salloum E, Wingate MK, Melvin T, Buchanan GS, Shuler FD. 2016. "Vitamin D Deficiency: 'At Risk' Patient populations and Potential Drug Interactions" 2016; Vol. 2:(1): Article 11

Hilgefort JP, Fitzpatrick S, Lycans D, Wilson-Byrne T, Fisher C, Shuler FD. 2014. Smartphone medical applications useful for the rural practitioner. W V Med J. 2014 4 23;110(1):40-4.
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Shuler FD, Lycans D, Gill T, Oliashirazi A. 2013. Physical education in West Virginia schools: are we doing enough to generate peak bone mass and promote skeletal health? W V Med J. 2013 11 8;109(4):66-70.
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