• Patient stories

    UK HealthCare eliminates the need to travel for the best care, by providing advanced, national-caliber care, right here. UK HealthCare patients are given every possible advantage, turning patients into survivors. Share their stories of healing.

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    Black lung disease

    Ernie 63x63 Lung transplant gives former miner new chance at life

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    Breast cancer

    Sally 63x63 From cancer patient to cancer survivor

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    Colon cancer

    Audrey Robinson 63x63Audrey could have gone anywhere; she chose UK HealthCare

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    Carcinoid tumors

    Margaret Yost 63x63 Harlan woman found the expert care she needed for rare cancer

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    Emergency transport and trauma surgery

    Kinney 63x63 After being impaled by a tree, Stanford man gets life-saving treatment at UK

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    Matt Coomer 63x63 He found new options for epilepsy and new hope, closer to home

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    Heart failure

    Allyson 63x63 Young Lexington woman finds help for heart failure

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    Heart failure and transplant

    Mike Hill Mike's heart was ready to give up; UK's cardiac team was not

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    charles-icon-1.jpg Lexington psychiatrist found the heart care he needed close to home

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    Giant cell tumor

    Nicole Upchurch 63x63 High school soccer player finds answers, treatment for rare bone tumor

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    High-risk pregnancy and premature birth

    Misty 63x63 UK doctor was diagnosed with HELLP syndrome, the only cure was delivery

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    Lung transplant

    Ernie 63x63 Lung transplant gives former miner new chance at life

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    Premature birth

    Dawn Nelson icon Prematurely born at 26 weeks, defies all odds

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    Pulmonary hypertension

    Dawn Nelson icon Rare triple-organ transplant gives life to Louisville woman

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    Stage IV liver and esophageal cancer

    Jack 63x63 Retired educator gained time at Markey Cancer Center

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    Courtney Wilson icon Quick action saves young mother's life

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    dwane 63px Fast action and UK HealthCare helped him walk away from a stroke

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    Sudden cardiac arrest

    Jon 63x63 UK HealthCare experts diagnose twins’ rare heart condition,
    give brothers new lease on life

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