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
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, New York
St. Luke's Hospital, New York
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.