Karen S. Playforth, MD


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 Rank

  • Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
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    "A Small Miracle" Making A Difference magazine 2016

Training & Education


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

Insurance Information

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