Karen Playforth joined UK HealthCare from St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York, where she had been since 2001. During her time at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, she completed a residency and fellowship and went on to work as an OB-GYN attending physician.
Prior to that, Playforth completed her undergraduate work at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass., and received her medical degree from the UK College of Medicine.
Faculty RankAssistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, New York
St. Luke's Hospital, New York
Certifications and Special Training
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine
Maternal-Fetal MedicineSuite 140,
UK Good Samaritan Medical Office BuildingFax: 859-323-0790125 E. Maxwell St.
Lexington KY 40508
Women’s Care of the BluegrassSuite 301,
Frankfort Medical Pavilion279 King's Daughters Drive
Frankfort KY 40601Monday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
Wednesday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm (First & Third Wednesday of every month.)
Women’s Health of Winchester, PSCBuilding B, Suite 225,
UK HealthCare - Winchester225 Hospital Drive
Winchester KY 40391Wednesday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm (Open on the second and fourth Weds. of every month.)
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- Birthing Center
- Gestational Diabetes
- Induction of Labor