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WKYT: UK surgeon offers new option for people with carotid artery disease

Dr. Sam Tyagi, UK Vascular Surgeon, was the subject of a news story broadcast by WKYT television news in Lexington.WKYT news anchor Miranda Combs interviewed Dr. Tyagi about a new surgical treatment for...

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Department of Surgery announces teaching awards to residents for 3rd rotation

Dr. Cortney Lee presented several surgical residents Golden Apple pins following Department of Surgery Grand Rounds Wednesday morning, December 4. The Golden Apples were given in recognition of their excellent...

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UKnow: Successful Carotid Artery Surgery Propels Patient Back to Healthy Exercise Routine

By Mallory OlsonClick here for UKnow StoryLanny Evans is 71 years old, but you wouldn’t know it. She looks years younger and credits that to eating healthy and staying active – she loves swimming laps and...

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UKnow: Markey Patient, Culinary Author Enjoying Life 'One Bite at a Time'

By Allison PerryClick here for the article at UKnowFor culinary author Maureen Cavanaugh Berry, food is life.The 58-year-old Madisonville resident had originally studied criminology in college, with future...

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UK Study Examines Appalachian Kentucky’s Breast Cancer Care Disparities

It is estimated that nearly 40 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer will require a mastectomy. For those patients, breast reconstruction surgery is a valuable part of comprehensive breast cancer care...

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Dr. Tim Mullett named chair-elect of the national Commission on Cancer

UK Cardiothoracic Surgeon, Tim Mullett, MD, FACS, was named Chair-Elect of the Commission on Cancer (CoC), a program of the American College of Surgeons, during a plenary session on Sunday, October 27 at the...

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Dr. Sandra Beck serving first term on ACS Board of Governors

Dr. Sandra Beck, section head of colorectal surgery at UK, is serving her first term as a member of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Board of Governors. She was officially confirmed at a national meeting...

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American College of Surgeons presents UK Surgery alum International Surgical Volunteerism Award

American College of Surgeons Press ReleaseAn alumnus of the University of Kentucky General Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency programs was honored by the American College of Surgeons with the...

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UK Surgery faculty to be featured in Endocrine Surgery Masters course in New York

Three endocrine surgeons from the University of Kentucky will be among the guest faculty at the 5th New York Masters Course in Comprehensive Endocrine Surgery this December. The UK Department of Surgery is...

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UK Plastic Surgery chief journeys to Henan province in China for clinical presentations

In mid-October, Dr. Kant Y.K. Lin journeyed to the Henan province of China to share clinical information with colleagues in Plastic Surgery and discuss the process of board certification in the United States....

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Grant Lewis (right) reunites with his surgeon, Dr. Jonathan Berger. Patients like Grant won't have to travel to Lexington for their pre-transplant appointments.

The Medical Center at Bowling Green Joins UK’s Organ Failure and Transplant Network

Click here for UKnow articles on UK HealthCareBy Hilary Brown Sixteen years ago, Grant Lewis was diagnosed with IgA nephrothopy, a rare kidney condition that causes inflammation in the kidneys. There’s no cure...

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New program recognizes residents for excellent teaching throughout the year

University of Kentucky third-year medical students praised the work of several dozen residents and fellows for demonstrating teaching excellence during the students’ first two surgery rotations. Those...

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UK Surgery welcomes a new surgical oncologist and celebrates the return of a respected cardiac surgeon in October

The cascade of new faculty members joining the UK Department of Surgery continues in October with the addition of two surgeons. One is taking on her first professional faculty appointment. The other is...

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UKnow: Markey Surgeon Fights Breast Cancer at Work – and at Home

By Allison Perry(Click Link for this and other UKnow stories)LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 30, 2019) – At just eight years old, Emily Marcinkowski already knew she wanted to be a doctor.As the only child to a single...

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Dr. Inabnet Named Chair of Department of Surgery

After an extensive and national search, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine has named William Barlow (Barry) Inabnet, III, MD, chair of the department of surgery, effective Sept. 16.As chair, Dr....

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Dr. Emily Marcinkowski named new Director of Surgery Advanced Development for fourth year medical students

Dr. Emily Marcinkowski is the new Director of Surgery Advanced Development for fourth-year medical students. Her appointment by the UK College of Medicine Curriculum Committee became official this September....

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