Karen S. Playforth, MD
Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
For an appointment or assistance call 859-257-1000
or 1-800-333-8874 (toll free)
Induction of Labor
University of Kentucky, College of Medicine, Lexington, KY
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, New York, NY
St. Luke's Hospital, New York, NY
Certifications or Special Training
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Lexington native Karen Playforth, MD, joins UK HealthCare from St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York, where she has been since 2001. During her time at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital,
Dr. Playforth completed her residency and fellowship and went on to work as an OB/GYN attending physician.
Prior to that, she had completed her undergraduate work at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass., and received her medical degree from the UK College of Medicine.