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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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Posted - Sep 16Read More

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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Dr. Margaret Griffen to be 2019 Schwartz Symposium speaker

The special guest lecturer for the sixth annual Dr. Richard W. Schwartz Memorial Lecture and Surgical Symposium on Thursday, October 17 is Dr. Margaret Mary Griffen, a member of the Inova Medical Group and...

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Posted - Aug 27Read More

Department of Surgery welcomes four faculty plus a new chair in September

Barely a month after welcoming three new faculty members to the University of Kentucky, the UK Department of Surgery prepares to welcome four additional surgeons in September, including a new Department chair....

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UK Plastic Surgery researchers receive a pilot grant from Plastic Surgery Foundation

By Josh ShepherdThe Plastic Surgery Foundation (PSF) awarded a University of Kentucky research team in the Division of Plastic Surgery a $10,000 pilot research grant in support of a breast cancer related study...

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Posted - Aug 16Read More

In the Lung Nodule Clinic, nurse navigator Lesley Hubbard, left, and clinic coordinator Holly Stilz, right, follow up with patients who have had incidental findings of lung nodules. UK Photo l Hilary Brown

UKnow: New Lung Nodule Clinic Helps Patients Navigate Tough Situations

By Hilary BrownClick here for original UKnow article.When Nick Nolen went to his urologist for a routine follow-up appointment, he mentioned he had a pain in his side. A series of CT scans revealed an...

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Posted - Aug 16Read More

Dr. Zwischenberger honored for 12-year term as Department of Surgery Chair

CLICK HERE FOR A PHOTO PAGE OF THE RECEPTION FOR DR. ZWISCHENBERGERBy Josh ShepherdThe UK Department of Surgery celebrated Dr. Joseph Zwischenberger's 12-year term as Chair of the Department of Surgery with a...

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Posted - Aug 5Read More

UKnow: HealthCare, Lexington Surgery Center Partner to Expand Outpatient Surgical Services

By Kristi WillettClick for UKnow article and other newsPhysicians and staff from UK HealthCare and the Lexington Surgery Center, along with Lexington Mayor Linda Gorton, celebrated the opening of a new joint...

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UKnow: UK Transplant Researchers Seek to Fight Organ Rejection in New Trial

By Allison Perry and Alicia GregoryWhile waiting on the transplant list, most patients are extremely sick and fighting just to stay alive.That fight doesn’t come to an end once they’ve been successfully...

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Department of Surgery welcomes three new faculty in August; prepares for others in September

By Josh ShepherdIn addition to a new chair this year, the Department of Surgery at the University of Kentucky will welcome eight new faculty members and celebrate the return of a veteran Cardiothoracic Surgeon...

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Posted - Jul 30Read More

UK HealthCare is No. 1 in Kentucky; Cancer Care Ranks 33rd Nationally, and high performing in four surgeries in U.S. News & World Report Ratings

UK also ranked high performing in Aortic Valve Surgery, Colon Cancer Surgery, Heart Bypass Surgery, and Lung Cancer SurgeryBy Kristi WillettClick here for UKnow storyUK HealthCare’s University of Kentucky...

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Posted - Jul 30Read More

Department of Defense approves multi-million dollar award for UK research project

By Josh ShepherdThe US Department of Defense approved a $3.9 million award in late July to fund a research project entitled “Development of a Paracorporeal Pump-Integrated Artificial Lung (pPIAL) for Transport...

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Posted - Jul 23Read More

For UK's Surgery Residents, ArtsCAFE is a Place for Support and Expression

By Hilary BrownClick here to read this and other UKnow stories.For doctors fresh out of medical school, the period of post-medical education, or residency, is a time for in-depth training in a chosen field....

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Posted - Jul 22Read More