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Department of Surgery welcomes new class of Fellows

UK THORACIC SURGERY FELLOWMansi Shah, MDMedical School: Boston University School of MedicineResidency: University of North CarolinaUK VASCULAR SURGERY FELLOWDan Badia, DO - PGY 6Medical School: New York...

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Surgical intern class for 2018-19

The new class of surgical interns for 2018 began their term with the University of Kentucky in July. In the Department of Surgery, there were six new categorical interns in general surgery, two new residents...

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UKnow: UK HealthCare No. 1 in Kentucky; Top 50 ranks in four specialities; High Performing in Lung Cancer Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, Colon Cancer Surgery, and Urology

By Kristi Willett (See story and other breaking news on UKnow)LEXINGTON, Ky. (Aug. 14, 2018) — UK HealthCare’s University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital remains the No. 1 hospital in Kentucky and the...

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New CT faculty member earns scholarship for atrial fibrillation surgery fellowship

The American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS) awarded Dr. Tessa London a scholarship to participate in the James L. Cox Fellowship in atrial fibrillation surgery. She is one of only seven surgeons...

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UKnow: UK Plastic Surgery, Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine Collaborate to Perform Rare Operation

By Loretta Stafford, UKnowClick here for the story on UKnowBy the time Eastern Kentucky native Raeanna Napier arrived in Lexington for a consultation with Dr. Anil Duggal, assistant professor of surgery in the...

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The 2018 Department of Surgery class of residents and fellows embark on their next appointments

At the end of June, Department of Surgery chief residents and fellows will transition to advanced training or begin their professional surgical practice. Among the 2018 class, the Department of Surgery will...

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Dr. David Victor earns special recognition at 2018 Surgery Teaching Awards program

During the 2018 Surgery Teaching Awards program Wednesday morning, May 30, The UK Department of Surgery paid special tribute to Dr. David Victor, a retiring vascular and general surgeon from Morehead, Kentucky...

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Dr. Caroline Neff named 2019 Nicholson Scholar in General Surgery

Dr. Sandra Beck, director of the general surgery residency program at the University of Kentucky, announced that Caroline Neff, MD is the 2019 recipient of the Charles H. Nicholson Clinical Tour Fellowship.The...

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Ward delivers keynote address at national Surgical Education conference

Jamie Ward, Undergraduate Medical Education Coordinator for UK Department of Surgery, was invited to deliver a keynote address to other coordinators and administrators during the Association for Surgical...

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Department of Surgery residents are winners in medical society’s essay contest

Two residents from the UK Department of Surgery – Plastic Surgery Chief Resident Amaka Agochukwu, MD,  and Anh-Thu Le, MD, fourth year resident in General Surgery – won first and third prize, respectively, in...

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Dr. Jeb Hallett was the special guest for the third annual Dr. Gordon Hyde Lectureship in Vascular Surgery.

Dr. Jeb Hallett is guest lecturer at the 3rd Annual Dr. Gordon Hyde Lectureship in Vascular Surgery

Dr. John “Jeb” Hallett, Clinical Professor of Surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina, gave a lecture on curiosity as an important trait for surgeons to cultivate. Dr. Hallett was the special guest...

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Dr. Merritt, center, and the current class of UK Plastic Surgery residents. From left: Chase Burns, Amaka Agochukwu (Chief), Chris Kubajak, Ashley Boustany, Ryan Wermeling (Chief), Evan Moore,  Wes Edmunds, Chelsea Wallace, Chris Howell, Bud Sauer, and Alisha Bonaroti. (Not pictured - Duane Wang). Photo by Mark Cornelison | UKphoto

Dr. Wyndell Merritt is the 2018 Andrew M. Moore Visiting Professor for Plastic Surgery

The annual Andrew M. Moore Sr., MD Visiting Professor for 2018 was Dr. Wyndell Merritt, a clinical professor in the division of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at Virginia Commonwealth University and the...

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Dr. Michael Sekela

Dr. Michael Sekela steps in as new division chief of CT Surgery at UK

The UK College of Medicine and Department of Surgery announced that Michael E. Sekela, MD, officially took over as Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery on April 1, 2018. Dr. Sekela succeeds Dr. Sibu...

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Dr. Saha ends term as CT Surgery Division Chief

On April 1, Dr. Sibu Saha ended his term as Chief of the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Kentucky. Succeeding him as chief, Dr. Michael Sekela inherits a division with fully accredited...

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Dr. Jeb Hallett

Noted vascular surgeon to speak at 2018 edition of annual Gordon Hyde lectureship

The third annual Gordon Hyde Lectureship in Vascular Surgery on Wednesday morning, April 11, will feature noted vascular surgeon, John “Jeb” Hallett, MD, Clinical Professor of Surgery at Medical University of...

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UK HealthCare Physicians Are Named to 2017-18 Best Doctors in America

UK HealthCare has more than 130 physicians practicing medicine with University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital, UK Good Samaritan Hospital who appear on the Best Doctors...

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