Samuel C. Matheny, MD, MPH

Clinical interests

  • Community Health
  • Hypertension

Samuel C. Matheny, MD, MPH


My name is Samuel Matheny; I received my medical degree from the University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington. I then completed a fellowship at the University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center.

I am certified by the American Board of Family Medicine and the American Board of Preventive Medicine.

Faculty rank

Professor of Family and Community Medicine


University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington

Los Angeles County\University of Southern California Medical Center, Los Angeles

University of California, Los Angeles Medical Center

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Family Medicine
American Board of Preventive Medicine 

Family and Community Medicine

UK HealthCare - Turfland
Suite 125
2195 Harrodsburg Road
Lexington KY 40504-3504

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  1. Elder WG, Crooks DL, Matheny SC, Jennings CD. Toward Interdisciplinary Care: Bridging the Divide between Biomedical and Alternative Health Care Providers. Ann Behav Sci Med Educ. 2008;14(2):56-61.
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  2. Matheny SC, Kingery JE. Hepatitis a. Am Fam Physician. 2012 Dec 1; 86(11):1027-34. PMID: 23198670.
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  3. Romanelli F, Matheny SC. HIV infection: the role of primary care. Am Fam Physician. 2009 Nov 1; 80(9):946-52. PMID: 19873961.
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  4. Matheny SC, Love MM, Smith AW, Pugno PA. Six-year update on the financial status of US Family Medicine Departments. Fam Med. 2008 Mar; 40(3):172-80. PMID: 18320395.
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  5. Pearce KA, Love MM, Barron MA, Matheny SC, Mahfoud Z. How and why to study the practice content of a practice-based research network. Ann Fam Med. 2004 Sep-Oct; 2(5):425-8. PMID: 15506575.
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  6. Wiese HJ, Torbeck L, Matheny SC. Learning how to use interpreters. Med Educ. 2004 May; 38(5):556-7. PMID: 15107103.
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  7. Martin JC, Avant RF, Bowman MA, Bucholtz JR, Dickinson JR, Evans KL, Green LA, Henley DE, Jones WA, Matheny SC, Nevin JE, Panther SL, Puffer JC, Roberts RG, Rodgers DV, Sherwood RA, Stange KC, Weber CW. The Future of Family Medicine: a collaborative project of the family medicine community. Ann Fam Med. 2004 Mar-Apr; 2 Suppl 1:S3-32. PMID: 15080220.
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  8. Matheny SC. 'Swotting' departments: issues and challenges in academic family medicine. Ann Fam Med. 2003 May-Jun; 1(1):59-60. PMID: 15043184.
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  9. Samaan R, Nemes A, Pearce K, Matheny S, Crockett S, Seydel K. Ambulatory diagnoses-cluster statistics of patient visits at a clinic in the Amazon Region of Ecuador. Rural Remote Health. 2001 Jan-Dec; 1(1):103. PMID: 15869370.
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  10. Matheny SC. Clinical dilemmas in palliative care for HIV infection. J R Soc Med. 2001 Sep; 94(9):449-51. PMID: 11535746.
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  11. Kohrs FP, Mainous AG, Fernandez ES, Matheny SC. Family medicine faculty development fellowships and the medically underserved. Fam Med. 2001 Feb; 33(2):124-7. PMID: 11271740.
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  12. Yeager BF, Matheny SC. Low-molecular-weight heparin in outpatient treatment of DVT. Am Fam Physician. 1999 Feb 15; 59(4):945-52. PMID: 10068716.
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  13. Tulpule A, Matheny SC. AIDS-Related malignancies. Prim Care. 1998 Jun; 25(2):473-82. PMID: 9628964.
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  14. Matheny SC, Mehr LM, Brown GM. Caregivers and HIV infection. Services and issues. Prim Care. 1997 Sep; 24(3):677-90. PMID: 9271699.
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  15. Illustrations and implications of current models of HIV health service provision in rural areas. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 1997 Feb; 11(1):25-8. PMID: 11361727.
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  16. Zoorob RJ, Mainous AG, Neill RA, Matheny SC. Teaching conferences in family practice residencies. Acad Med. 1996 Oct; 71(10):1026. PMID: 9177631.
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  17. Mainous AG, Matheny SC. Rural human immunodeficiency virus health service provision. Indications of rural-urban travel for care. Arch Fam Med. 1996 Sep; 5(8):469-73. PMID: 8797552.
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  18. Mainous AG, Neill RA, Matheny SC. Frequency of human immunodeficiency virus testing among rural US residents and why it is done. Arch Fam Med. 1995 Jan; 4(1):41-5. PMID: 7812475.
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  19. Mail PD, Matheny SC. Social services for people with AIDS: needs and approaches. AIDS. 1989; 3 Suppl 1:S273-7. PMID: 2514747.
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  20. Matheny SC, Kilpatrick NS. HRSA AIDS curriculum conferences assist primary care health professionals. Public Health Rep. 1988 Sep-Oct; 103(5):553-6. PMID: 3140286.
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