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Practice areas

  • Best Doctors in America 2015-16
  • Endocrinology & Molecular Medicine

Faculty rank

Professor of Medicine

Clinic information

For an appointment or assistance call 859-257-1000 or 800-333-8874 (toll free)

Clinical interests

  • Diabetes
  • General Endocrinology
  • Lipids
  • Metabolic Disease



University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada


University of Toronto Hospitals, Ontario, Canada


University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle

Certifications or Special training

American Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism 

Additional information


My name is Lisa Tannock; I received my medical degree from the University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada. I then completed a fellowship at the University of Washington Medical Center, Seattle. I joined the University of Kentucky in 2004, and became division chief in 2007, and associate chair of internal medicine for administration in 2014.

I am board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Endocrinology and Metabolism. I have been the associate editor of the peer-reviewed journal, Atherosclerosis, since 2008. I am associate director of the Barnstable Brown Diabetes and Obesity Center and an incoming editor in chief for the Endocrine Self Assessment Program.

My research interests include studying how diabetes and obesity complications develop. My clinical interests include diabetes and insulin resistance, cholesterol disorders and transgender medicine.


Research Publications on NCBI PubMed

Related links

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