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Karen S. Playforth, MD

| 4.85 out of 5
13 ratings | 2 comments
Karen S. Playforth, MD
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  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Maternal-Fetal Medicine
This provider offers TeleCare
  • About

    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

    Assistant 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

  • Ratings & Reviews

    | 4.85 out of 5
    13 ratings |2 comments

    The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

    December, 2019
    *Dr. Playforth and her staff are wonderful. From the time you walk in you are treated kind.

    August, 2019
    *Dr. Playforth is fantastic! She listens, explains well, and I feel that she makes well-informed recommendations!

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  • Locations

    Maternal-Fetal Medicine

    UK Good Samaritan Medical Office Building
    UK Good Samaritan Medical Office Building
    125 E. Maxwell St.
    Suite 140
    Lexington, KY 40508
    Fax 859-323-0790

    Women’s Care of the Bluegrass

    Frankfort Medical Pavilion
    Frankfort Medical Pavilion
    279 King's Daughters Drive
    Suite 301
    Frankfort, KY 40601
    Monday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
    Wednesday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm (First & Third Wednesday of every month.)

    Sterling Women’s Care - Winchester

    UK HealthCare Winchester
    UK HealthCare - Winchester
    225 Hospital Drive
    Building B, Suite 225
    Winchester, KY 40391
    Wednesday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm (Open on the second and fourth Weds. of every month.)

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