Patients seeking UK expertise in a community-hospital environment may choose UK Good Samaritan Hospital. We offer state-of-the-art medical care services in downtown Lexington, all private rooms and a high level of personal care.
With more than 600 clinical and ancillary staff and a medical staff of more than 600 physicians, UK Good Samaritan is able to offer a broad range of health care services to meet the needs of the residents of central and eastern Kentucky.
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UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital prides itself on providing state-of-the-art medical care in a patient-focused, community-hospital setting.
Advanced Surgical Services
Asthma, Allergy and Sinus Clinic
Cosmetic Surgery Associates
General Pediatrics/Primary Care
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Physical and Occupational Therapy
Sleep Disorder Center
Wound Care Clinic
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310 S. LimestoneLexington KY 40508-3008
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125 E. Maxwell St.Lexington KY 40508-2678
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135 E. Maxwell St.Lexington KY 40508-2640
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This June, taking your bike for a ride could help save lives. UK HealthCare and the Lexington Cancer Foundation are teaming up to present the Survive the Night Triathlon and the Roll for the Cure on June 17-18. All proceeds from these events will benefit the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center, providing funding for patient care, research and more.
One split second can change a child and family’s life forever, making it important to practice safety measures when mowing the lawn. Children should not ride as passengers on a lawn mower and to provide the safest conditions, should not even be outside while mowing is being done.
UK HealthCare has achieved Magnet Status – the highest institutional honor awarded for nursing excellence from the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program.
The University of Kentucky Transplant Center recently performed its 38th adult heart transplant for 2015, setting a record for the most heart transplants performed by a Kentucky medical center in a single year and easily eclipsing the previous state record of 27 heart transplants performed in a single year.
UK HealthCare has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures in seven categories by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.
Dr. Barbara Phillips, professor of pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Kentucky, has been elected the 78th president of The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST).
The annual Stop Youth Suicide Conference brings together teens, health care workers, parents, counselors, school staff members and researchers to discuss how to reduce the occurence of youth suicide in Kentucky.
The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program has recognized University of Kentucky Chandler Hospital as one of 52 ACS NSQIP participating hospitals that have achieved meritorious outcomes for surgical patient care.
String trio 'Time for Three,' the UK Arts in HealthCare Saykaly Garbulinska Performer in Residence, will give a series of community pop-up concerts at UK HealthCare and in the Lexington community this week.
More than 130 UK HealthCare physicians practicing medicine with UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital, UK Good Samaritan Hospital and Shriner's Hospitals for Children appear on the Best Doctors in America list for 2015-16 – more than any other hospital in Kentucky.
The University of Kentucky's Health Care Committee of the UK Board of Trustees were presented a strategic plan that will guide UK HealthCare through 2020. The committee met Thursday during their annual retreat.
UK HealthCare has announced the appointment of Dr. Peter Morris to the University of Kentucky faculty as Chief for the Division Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.
First Lady Jane Beshear and Attorney General Jack Conway announced Thursday that heroin/opiate overdose reversal kits will be purchased and made available to people treated for overdoses at the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital and the University of Kentucky’s Good Samaritan Hospital.
The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees on Monday approved a plan for the next phase of the UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital's Pavilion A that includes completion of another 64-bed patient floor and more operating rooms.
Experienced nurses, advanced practice nurses and recent and upcoming nursing graduates interested in becoming a member of UK HealthCare's 's outstanding nursing staff are invited to a nurse recruitment open house on Thursday.
UK HealthCare has received approval from the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services Division of Certificate of Need to add 120 patient beds.
Adolescence is a time of transitions. Increasing independence, maturity, and hormonal changes may predispose teenagers to occasional mood and impulse fluctuations. However, some teenagers experience more than just normal mood changes and are clinically depressed. According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, about 5 percent of children and adolescents may have depression at any given time.
UK HealthCare has temporarily amended its inpatient hospital visitation policy to be proactive in helping protect the health and well-being of patients and health care workers during this flu season.
Friends Ruth Berry and Gail Carpenter have retired from careers in nursing only to find new roles in health care assisting patients and families at UK HealthCare as volunteers.
UK HealthCare has been recognized by America’s Essential Hospitals for a patient safety initiative that has resulted in a significant decrease in mortality.
More than 100 UK HealthCare physicians affiliated with University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital and UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2014 -- more than any other hospital in Kentucky. Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review.
Though she acknowledges that “ambitious” is a valid descriptor, UK HealthCare Chief Administrative Officer Ann Smith says there’s a different term she’d use to describe how she’s developed her career path: "chronically curious."
In his 11 years as a vascular surgeon, Dr. Eleftherios Xenos, director of the UK HealthCare Vein Clinic, said he has seen tremendous progression in endovascular procedures. The changes have been exciting for both Xenos and his staff.
It’s back to school time again in the Bluegrass. This is a great time for parents to begin planning healthier lunches for their school-aged children. School-provided lunches have been improved since the implementation of new school guidelines, but if you choose to pack your child’s lunch, here are some things to keep in mind.
UK HealthCare, in collaboration with Marshall Emergency Services Associates (MESA), has appointed Dr. Allison Rains as the new medical director for UK Good Samaritan Hospital’s Emergency Medicine Services.