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The University of Kentucky is a comprehensive land-grant institution founded in 1865, which includes the Lexington campus and the Chandler Medical Center. More than 34,182 students are enrolled at the Lexington campus.

UK HealthCare - Chandler Hospital

University of Kentucky Medical Center

The UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital was founded in 1960 and is located on the Lexington campus. It is a modern complex with a student enrollment of more than 3,000 in five colleges:

  • Dentistry
  • Health Sciences
  • Medicine
  • Nursing
  • Pharmacy

An extensive library and microcomputer center support the knowledge and technology needs of students, faculty, and staff.

UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital

The hospital provides a base for patient care, education and research for the Medical Center. The Hospital has been recognized as one of the top academic medical centers in the United States in a recent survey. It holds a position of leadership as a statewide, regional, and national tertiary referral hospital and is designated as a Level I Trauma Center. The 471-bed inpatient facility offers various transplant programs; high risk obstetrical services; trauma services; and comprehensive surgical, geriatric, cardiac, renal, pulmonary, and cancer programs. The Children's Hospital is located within the building and provides comprehensive pediatric services including a neonatal intensive care unit.

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