Cecil E. Peppiatt, MD

  • Palliative Care



  • All serious illness. This includes cancer, strokes, trauma, critical illness and patients with severe and complicated pain.


I grew up in Lexington, KY. After graduating from the Medical College of Georgia in 1994 I completed an Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Cincinnati. I worked at the VAMC in Lexington for 18 years in multiple roles. I was an emergency room attending for ten years, in 2008 I was one of the first four hospitalist that the Lexington VAMC hired. In 2011 I took the position of Director of Hospice and Palliative Care. I became board certified in Hospice and Palliative Care in 2012. I started my current position on the Palliative Care inpatient consult team at UKHealthCare in 2016.

Personal Statement

My focus is from a holistic viewpoint. I most often and providing care to patients in difficult situations. The value in caring for patients and their families in difficult times, when options are poor cannot be measured.

Faculty Rank

  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Training & Education


Medical College of Georgia, Augusta (now Georgia Regents University)


University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

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