Dr. Lycans specializes in knee replacement; arthroscopy of shoulders, elbows, hips and knees; labral repairs; meniscus repairs; rotator cuff repairs and sports medicine. 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.

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

  • America's Top Doctor since 2023, Castle Connolly
  • Member, American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Member, West Virginia Orthopaedic Society

Marshall Orthopaedics - Boone

Boone Memorial Health
701 Madison Ave.
Madison, WV 25130
Phone: 304.369.1230

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Marshall Sports Medicine Institute

2211 Third Avenue
Huntington, WV 25703
Phone: 304.691.1880

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Schmicker T, Kocher T, Patel T, Lycans D. 2021. Closed Reduction of an Irreducible Knee Dislocation: A Case Report. J Orthop Case Rep. 2021 2 16;10(7):6-10.
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Dana Lycans, Jeff Dugas. 2021. Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair Lycans D, Dugas J. Ulnar Collateral Ligament Repair. In Sports related conditions of the elbow: A guide to successful return to play. 2021.

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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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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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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