Wendy F. Hansen, MD

Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Clinical interests

  • Breast Feeding
  • Clinical Obstetrics
  • High Risk Pregnancy
  • Prenatal Diagnosis
  • Ultrasound

Wendy F. Hansen, MD

Chair, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Biography

My name is Wendy Hansen; I received my medical degree from the Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago. I completed a fellowship at the University of North Carolina Hospitals at Chapel Hill.

I am board certified by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology in Maternal-Fetal Medicine.

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Faculty rank

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Education

Degree
Northwestern University, The Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago

Residency
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill

Fellowship
University of North Carolina Hospitals at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

UK Good Samaritan Medical Office Building
Suite 140
125 E. Maxwell St.
Lexington KY 40508-2678


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Recent Publications

(Five most recent publications from PubMed via an automated list based on the provider’s ID and the University of Kentucky.)
  1. Pearce CF, Lain K, Hansen WF, Curry T, O'Brien JM.
    The use of digital peripheral artery tonometry to detect endothelial dysfunction in pregnant women who smoke.
    Am J Perinatol. 2014 Feb;31(2):113-8.
  2. Garabedian MJ, Hansen WF, McCord LA, Manning MA, O'Brien JM, Curry TE.
    Up-regulation of oxytocin receptor expression at term is related to maternal body mass index.
    Am J Perinatol. 2013 Jun;30(6):491-7.
  3. Pearce CF, Hansen WF.
    Headache and neurological disease in pregnancy.
    Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2012 Sep;55(3):810-28.
  4. Garabedian MJ, Williams CM, Pearce CF, Lain KY, Hansen WF.
    Extreme morbid obesity and labor outcome in nulliparous women at term.
    Am J Perinatol. 2011 Oct;28(9):729-34.
  5. Garabedian MJ, Lain KY, Hansen WF, Garcia LS, Williams CM, Crofford LJ.
    Violence against women and postpartum depression.
    J Womens Health (Larchmt). 2011 Mar;20(3):447-53.

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Natasha and Alan Hendren led a quiet life. The young couple met seven years ago working at UK Good Samaritan Hospital. They married five years ago, worked, went to school – Natasha, now 29 and an RN, to finish her bachelor’s degree, and Alan, 28, and a nursing tech, to earn nursing degree. Beyond work, they mostly kept to themselves.

“We used to joke that if we wanted to have a party, who would we invite?” said Natasha. 

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