• Appointments at Gill

    Patients seeking appointments with our heart specialists are generally referred to the UK Gill Heart & Vascular Institute by their physicians. For more information on making an appointment, please call 859-257-1000 or toll free 800-333-8874.


  • What to bring to your appointment at Gill

    Cardiology clinic appointments:

    Medical record information (labs, test results, x-rays, etc.) from other facilities.

    A list (or the actual bottles) of all medications currently being used, both prescribed and over-the-counter.

    Insurance card and any required forms such as a referral from your primary care physician or a completed authorization from your insurance company.

    The names and address of all your physicians.

    Cath lab appointment:

    A responsible adult to drive you home (the patient should not drive for 24 hours after receiving sedation for a procedure).

    All medications currently being used, both prescribed and over-the-counter.

    Insurance card and any required forms such as a referral from your primary care physician or a completed authorization from your insurance company.

    An overnight bag, as there is always a potential for admission.

    A copy of advanced directives (living willing, health care surrogate, medical power of attorney, etc); be sure to inform the staff if you have one.

    Emergency contact information

    A list of past surgeries or procedures, dates and where they were done (open heart, cardiac cath).

    DO NOT BRING valuables, money or jewelry - please leave those items at home or give to a family member for safe keeping.  

    Shower with Hibiclens (special antibacterial soap) the night before and morning of your procedure.  

    If you would like UK HealthCare to submit a claim on your behalf to your insurance company, it will be necessary for you to present proof of insurance such as a membership card. If your insurance requires you to make a partial payment for certain services (co-pay), this amount will be collected before services are rendered. Payment may be made by check, credit card or cash.