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UKnow: UK HealthCare Earns National Recognition for Safety in Surgery

 UK HealthCare has earned the Go Clear Award for its achievement in eliminating hazardous smoke from its surgical procedures. The Go Clear Award is presented by the Association of periOperative Registered...

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UKnow: UK HealthCare Offers Unique Surgical Approach for Heart Failure Patients

By Mallory Olson Click here for UKnow for other stories about UK and UK HealthCare Kyle Groves is rooted in the farm. He took over his family’s fifth-generation dairy farm business in 1969.“The day begins...

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Dr. Tessa London

WE ARE PROOF: Dr. Tessa London, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery

UK HealthCare We Are Proof SeriesUK HealthCare is more than a hospital. It’s a living, breathing network of determined doctors and nurses, researchers and staff, patients and families.Their stories of passion...

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Posted - Feb 25Read More

Department of Surgery Organizes and Implements Resident Wellness Program

With the goal of improving wellness and reducing burnout during surgical training, the University of Kentucky College of Medicine Department of Surgery has adopted a General Surgery Resident Wellness Program....

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Posted - Feb 22Read More

UKnow: ‘Her Heart Was Overloaded’ – KCH Doctors Help Baby with Multiple Heart Defects

By Hilary Brown for UKnowClick here for UKnow article“She was still really small, but not concerningly small. We never thought to get her tested for anything. We just assumed that she was healthy. All the...

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Posted - Feb 12Read More

Dr. Saha awarded annual Excellence in Medical Education Award for Mentorship

The Academy of Medical Educators named Sibu Saha, MD, MBA, professor in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, as a recipient of its annual Excellence in Medical Education Award in the area of Mentorship on...

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UKnow: UK HealthCare is Kentucky’s First Certified System of Excellence for Hidden Scar Breast Cancer Surgery

By Allison Perry for UKnow UK HealthCare, home to the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, has officially been recognized as a System of Excellence for Hidden Scar breast cancer surgery, the highest...

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Posted - Feb 4Read More

UKnow: UK HealthCare, King’s Daughters Announce Significant Partnership

By Kristi Willett and Erin Bounds for UKnowKing’s Daughters Health System and UK HealthCare, the clinical health care system of the University of Kentucky, announced today their intent to enter into a...

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UKnow: Markey Joins Nationwide Effort to Encourage Resumption of Cancer Screening, Treatment

By Allison Perry for UKnowThe University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center is teaming up with the National Comprehensive Cancer Network® (NCCN®), the American Cancer Society (ACS) and other leading cancer...

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Posted - Feb 4Read More

A Stranger Saved His Life and She Saved a Stranger Through National Kidney Exchange

By Hilary Brown for UKnowFor Mark Patton of Louisville, there was bad news, followed by more bad news. But then, a spark of hope.Mark had more than his share of health problems. In 1987, at the age of 25, he...

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Posted - Feb 4Read More

UKnow: UK HealthCare Doctors Take Drastic Measures to Save COVID-19 Patient

By Mallory OlsonClick here to see the UKnow story and other UK newsIt takes a village.You generally hear this phrase used to describe raising children. UK HealthCare surgeon Dr. Rajasekhar Malyala uses it to...

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Dr. Vasconez celebrates MBA from Gatton School as a panel judge for Cosmetic Surgery marketing

In addition to earning his Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) degree from the Gatton School of Business and Economics at UK at the end of 2020, Dr. Henry Vasconez, professor of surgery in the division...

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Posted - Nov 18Read More

UKnow: Markey Surgeon to Begin Term as Chair of the National Commission on Cancer

By Allison Perry Click here for UKnow articleThe University of Kentucky’s Dr. Tim Mullett wears many hats: doctor, medical director, thoracic surgeon, retired U.S. Army Reserve colonel, cancer survivor, father...

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Posted - Oct 28Read More

Inabnet named surgeon-in-chief of UK HealthCare

By Kim KlimekHe will work to enhance the medical education experience and serve as a liaison between leadership and the surgery team.The University of Kentucky College of Medicine and UK HealthCare are pleased...

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Posted - Oct 26Read More

UKnow: Evers Elected to the National Academy of Medicine

By Allison Perry Dr. B. Mark Evers, professor of surgery in the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and director of the UK Markey Cancer Center, has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine....

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Posted - Oct 20Read More

UKnow: Kentucky Children’s Hospital and Cincinnati Children’s Joint Heart Program opens outreach clinic in Ashland

By Emily Domer, UKNow. Click Here for UKnow Story UK HealthCare's Kentucky Children’s Hospital and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center Joint Heart Program is opening an outreach clinic at PrimaryPlus...

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Posted - Oct 16Read More