The Lewis County Orthopedic team, Dr. Stephen Adcock, Dr. Steven J. Kaplan and Physician Assistant Evan Leibelsperger diagnose and treat ailments affecting muscles, bones and joints, treating sports injuries, degenerative diseases, tumors, infections, fractures, and birth defects.  There’s no need to travel out of the area for your orthopedic care.  All providers are welcoming new patients.  


Lewis County Orthopedics is located at Lewis County General Hospital, Medical Arts Building, Suite 120, 7785 North State Street, Lowville, New York 13367.
Phone: 315-376-4505
Fax: 315-376-4259


Stephen R. Adcock, M.D.

Dr. Adcock received his undergraduate education from Purdue University in West Lafayette, IN, and his Medical Degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC. After completing medical school, he did his internship in Internal Medicine followed by Orthopedic Residency in Louisville, KY.  He is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery. 

Along with Dr. Adcock's well rounded orthopedic training, he is a fellow of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgery and a Diplomat of the American College of Forensic Examiners.  He is a member of the Medical Association of Georgia, the Georgia Orthopedic Society, the Southern Medical Association, and the Eastern Orthopedic Association.

Dr. Adcock has been in practice since 1983, working as a general surgeon and as an orthopedic  traumatologist. 

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Steven J. Kaplan, M.D.

Dr. Kaplan is Board Certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery and graduated with honors from the University of Buffalo, SUNY School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences in 1978.  He completed his surgical residency at Buffalo General Hospital, Buffalo, New York and an Orthopedic Surgery residency at the University of Louisville Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

Along with Dr. Kaplan's well rounded orthopedic training, he has over 35 years of experience and specializes in hip, knee and shoulder replacement. 

He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, State Medical Society of Wisconsin, Milwaukee County Medical Society and Wisconsin Orthopaedic Society.  He has served as past Chief of the Medical Staff, Secretary of the Medical Staff and Section Head of Orthopedic Surgery.  Prior to joining Lewis County Orthopedics, Dr. Kaplan was affiliated with Aurora Health Care Orthopaedics in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.


Evan Leibelsperger, PA

Physician Assistant Evan Leibelsperger is a Board Certified graduate from approved NCCPA program, a Board Certified Athletic Trainer, BCLS certified, and a member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants.  He obtained his Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training from East Stroudsburg University, East Stroudsburg, PA in 2007 and his Master Degree in Physician Assistant studies in 2010 from DeSales University, Center Valley, PA.

He evaluates orthopedic conditions, treats musculoskeletal injuries and deformities, is skillful in suturing, wound care, splint/casting, injections, office procedures, imaging interpretations, fracture and dislocation reductions, and has surgical experience in lower /upper extremity surgical cases.