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Department of Surgery Doctors Featured in UK HealthCare Video

After releasing news about Department of Surgery providers featured in the “Making the Rounds” series of video featurettes produced by UK HealthCare marketing, two additional videos were found on the YouTube...

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Match Day 2017 - new UK residents and fellows announced; UK class matches 19 to surgery

On Match Day last Friday, the names of the 2017-18 categorical and surgical interns were announced along with the new residents and fellows in plastic surgery and CT surgery.General Surgery Categorical...

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Second annual Gordon Hyde lecture to feature nationally acclaimed Vascular Surgeon

Nationally acclaimed vascular surgeon, Jack Cronenwett, MD, will be the featured speaker at the second annual Gordon Hyde Lectureship in Vascular Surgery on Wednesday morning, April 19, from 7 – 8 am in the...

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Posted - Mar 23Read More

Surgery department resident and faculty member selected for induction in medical honor society

The University of Kentucky selected Stuart Tobin, MD, Division of Dermatology, and Sam Carmichael, MD, PGY4 in General Surgery, to be among its latest faculty and resident inductees into the Alpha Omega Alpha...

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Posted - Mar 21Read More

Gill Heart and Vascular Institute patient Jason Conn poses with his 1968 Ford Thunderbird. Conn, an adult congenital heart defect patient, survived a scare thanks to the Gill Heart & Vascular Institute. Mark Cornelison | UK Photo

UKNOW: UK Teamwork Returns Heart Patient to His First Love: Restoring Vintage Cars

By Laura Dawahare / Photos by Mark CornelisonClick here to see original UKNOW storyLEXINGTON, Ky. (Mar. 16, 2017) — By his 13th birthday, Jason Conn had undergone three open heart surgeries to repair his...

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Posted - Mar 16Read More

UKNOW: She Almost Skipped a Routine Exam, But Didn't – And It Saved Her Life

By Allison Perry (Photos by Mark Cornelison)(See Original UKNOW article)LEXINGTON, Ky. (March 14, 2017) – While battling a cold and trying to prepare for her daughter's college graduation party the next day,...

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Endowment created for Patient-Centered Care Awards at UK HealthCare

By Josh ShepherdEach year in the life of UK HealthCare, there are moments in which physicians and staff exemplify the very best aspects of patient and family-centered care. Dr. Sibu Saha, division chief of UK...

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Posted - Mar 3Read More

Department of Surgery providers featured in UK HealthCare “Making the Rounds” featurettes

“Making the Rounds” is an innovative series of short videos produced by UK HealthCare marketing to profile physicians, nurses, and allied health providers at work with the University of Kentucky. The project...

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Zwischenberger and Wang granted their fifth US patent

By Josh ShepherdThe United States Patent Office granted inventors Dr. Dongfong Wang and Dr. Jay Zwischenberger their fifth patent for a medical device in October of 2016.Dr. Wang, Director of the Artificial...

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Posted - Mar 3Read More

Surgery Shenanigans duo take polar plunge, raise over $400 for Kentucky Special Olympics

By Josh ShepherdThe UK Surgery Shenanigans team increased its participation and fundraising to Kentucky Special Olympics for the annual 2017 Polar Plunge on Saturday morning, February 18. Three team members...

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Posted - Mar 3Read More

Dr. Jordan Miller

CT Surgery welcomes new thoracic surgeon to its faculty

The UK Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery is pleased to welcome thoracic surgeon Dr. Jordan Miller as the newest member of its faculty. He began his clinical and academic work in February 2017.“Dr. Miller is a...

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Posted - Feb 1Read More

Melissa Banks, M.A.Ed.

Banks named new CT Surgery residency and fellowship coordinator

The Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery recently named Melissa Banks as its new residency and fellowship coordinator. Though she had already been handling some of the job duties of the position as a STEPS...

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Posted - Jan 31Read More

Dr. Anil Duggal

The UK Division of Plastic Surgery welcomes new plastic and hand surgeon

Dr. Anil Duggal begins his practice as a specialist in hand and plastic surgery with the UK Division of Plastic Surgery in February 2017.“We’re very glad to welcome such an accomplished plastic and hand...

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Posted - Jan 31Read More

Sharon Pelfrey, APRN

Sharon Pelfrey, APRN, is latest provider to join UK Wound Care Clinic

The University of Kentucky Wound Care Clinic and Department of Surgery recently added a new full time provider, Sharon Pelfrey, APRN, to its roster of specialized professional caregivers.Pelfrey, however, is...

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Posted - Jan 25Read More

Record number of high schools participate in live surgery broadcast

Thanks to the adoption of new video-conferencing technology at UK, a record number of Kentucky high schools were able to participate in the annual interactive broadcast of a live surgery at UK Hospital last...

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Posted - Jan 17Read More

Surgery Shenanigans to take team to 2017 Polar Plunge

Team Surgery Shenanigans at the University of Kentucky will once again take the Polar Plunge this February in support of Special Olympics Kentucky.Pete Rogers, team captain of Surgery Shenanigans, is...

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Posted - Dec 22Read More