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
*Dr. Playforth is wonderful and very accommodating. Would highly recommend her.
Love everything about UK they have always been friendly and helpful in anyway.
*Dr. Playforth is an amazing physician! She has delivered both of my babies and I couldn't have asked for a better experience. She is so caring and so good at her job. UK is lucky to have her!
UK Good Samaritan Medical Office BuildingFax 859-323-0790125 E. Maxwell St.
Lexington, KY 40508
Women’s Care of the Bluegrass
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, PSC
UK HealthCare - Winchester225 Hospital Drive
Building B, Suite 225
Winchester, KY 40391Wednesday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm (Open on the second and fourth Weds. of every month.)
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