Education Office

UK Albert B. Chandler Medical Center
MN 273, 800 Rose Street
Lexington, KY 40536-0298

The Department of Surgery considers the training of residents and medical students one of its highest priorities. To that end, the Surgery Education Office works with faculty on departmental as well as divisional educational services and research projects. Surgery faculty members teach the third and fourth year medical school clerkships and oversee the training of residents and fellows.


Joseph Iocono, MD, MBA
Associate Professor of Surgery and Pediatrics
Chief, Division of Pediatric Surgery
Department of Surgery

Jitesh Patel, MD
Assistant Professor of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
Department of Surgery

Course Support Staff

Margret Kates
Health Education Specialist

Jamie Ward, MPH
Health Education Coordinator

Joyce Orlov
Senior Data Coordinator

James Hoskins
Information Technology Manager