Section Chief: J. Scott Roth, MD
Physician referral, phone consults, hospital transfers • Call UK•MDs: 1-800-888-5533
Fax: 859-323-4607 or 859-257-6325
The Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery Section within the Division of General Surgery provides advanced
surgical treatments for conditions involving the gastrointestinal tract, abdomen and abdominal wall.
The surgeons are dedicated to providing state of the art procedures that allow for enhanced recovery,
decreased hospital length of stay and improved outcomes. The Center for Advanced Training and Simulation (CATS) facilitates development of new technology and provides for simulated surgical training
across all specialties.
The Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery team specializes in the diagnosis and treatment
of diseases abdomen. Our surgeons have a vast experience in treating complex conditions of the
esophagus and stomach, biliary tract, spleen, adrenal glands, pancreas, intestines and abdominal wall.
Surgeons evaluate patients utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach through the Digestive Health Care Clinic
and Markey Cancer Center.
For patient appointments: 859-257-3253 Fax: 859-323-1203
• Abdominal wall reconstruction
• Achalasia• Cholecystectomy and biliary surgery
• Complex and revisional GI surgery
• Disorders of the stomach • Peptic ulcer disease • Gastric tumors
• Endocrine surgery • Adrenal and pancreas
• Hiatal hernia and GERD
• Surgery of the spleen• Ventral, Incisional & inguinal hernia
First Floor, L119, Wing D
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536
UK Good Samaritan Surgical Specialties Clinic
125 E. Maxwell St.
Lexington KY 40508
Department of Surgery
Division of General Surgery
800 Rose St.
Lexington KY 40536
1000 S. Limestone
University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY 40536
800-333-8874 (toll free)
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