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Kenneth B. Ain, MD

| 4.82 out of 5
50 ratings | 12 comments
Kenneth B. Ain, MD
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  • Thyroid Cancer Team
  • About

    Faculty Rank

    Professor of Medicine


    The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, R.I.


    Hahnemann University Hospital, Philadelphia


    National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Md.

    University of Chicago Hospital and Clinics, Chicago

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Internal Medicine

    American Board of Internal Medicine, Endocrinology and Metabolism

  • Publications

    1. Reassessing the NTCTCS Staging Systems for Differentiated Thyroid Cancer, Including Age at Diagnosis Thyroid. 2015 Oct;25(10):1097-105. McLeod DS, Jonklaas J, Brierley JD, Ain KB, Cooper DS, Fein HG, Haugen BR, Ladenson PW, Magner J, Ross DS, Skarulis MC, Steward DL, Xing M, Litofsky DR, Maxon HR, Sherman SI.
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    2. Radioiodine-remnant ablation in low-risk differentiated thyroid cancer: pros. Endocrine. 2015 Sep;50(1):61-6. Ain KB.
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    3. Long-Term Outcomes Following Therapy in Differentiated Thyroid Carcinoma: NTCTCS Registry Analysis 1987-2012. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2015 Sep;100(9):3270-9. Carhill AA, Litofsky DR, Ross DS, Jonklaas J, Cooper DS, Brierley JD, Ladenson PW, Ain KB, Fein HG, Haugen BR, Magner J, Skarulis MC, Steward DL, Xing M, Maxon HR, Sherman SI.
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    4. Reversible cognitive, motor, and driving impairments in severe hypothyroidism. Thyroid. 2015 Jan;25(1):28-36. Smith CD, Grondin R, LeMaster W, Martin B, Gold BT, Ain KB.
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    5. Quality of life impact of external beam radiotherapy for advanced thyroid carcinoma. Thyroid. 2013 Jan; 23(1):64-9. PMID: 22971127. Gal TJ, Streeter M, Burris J, Kudrimoti M, Ain KB, Valentino J.
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    6. American thyroid association guidelines for management of patients with anaplastic thyroid cancer. Thyroid. 2012 Nov; 22(11):1104-39. PMID: 23130564. Smallridge RC, Ain KB, Asa SL, Bible KC, Brierley JD, Burman KD, Kebebew E, Lee NY, Nikiforov YE, Rosenthal MS, Shah MH, Shaha AR, Tuttle For The American Thyroid Association Anaplastic Thyroid Cancer Guidelines Taskforce RM.
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    7. The impact of age and gender on papillary thyroid cancer survival. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Jun; 97(6):E878-87. PMID: 22496497. Jonklaas J, Nogueras-Gonzalez G, Munsell M, Litofsky D, Ain KB, Bigos ST, Brierley JD, Cooper DS, Haugen BR, Ladenson PW, Magner J, Robbins J, Ross DS, Skarulis MC, Steward DL, Maxon HR, Sherman SI.
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    8. Antineoplastic agents. 548. Synthesis of iodo- and diiodocombstatin phosphate prodrugs. J Nat Prod. 2012 Mar 23; 75(3):385-93. PMID: 22324723. Pettit GR, Rosenberg HJ, Dixon R, Knight JC, Hamel E, Chapuis JC, Pettit RK, Hogan F, Sumner B, Ain KB, Trickey-Platt B.
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    9. Disparity between tissue and serum calcitonin and carcinoembryonic antigen in a patient with medullary thyroid carcinoma. Endocrine. 2011 Apr; 39(2):148-52. PMID: 21243446. Alapat DV, Ain KB, Sloan DA, Monaghan KG, Karabakhtsian RG. Disparity between tissue and serum calcitonin and carcinoembryonic antigen in a patient with medullary thyroid carcinoma.
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    10. Radioiodine therapy in patients with stage I differentiated thyroid cancer. Thyroid. 2010 Dec; 20(12):1423-4. PMID: 21054207. Jonklaas J, Cooper DS, Ain KB, Bigos T, Brierley JD, Haugen BR, Ladenson PW, Magner J, Ross DS, Skarulis MC, Steward DL, Maxon HR, Sherman SI.
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  • Ratings & Reviews

    | 4.82 out of 5
    50 ratings |12 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.

    January, 2020
    I was incredibly impressed. It was the most thorough medical history ever given. I liked that my husband was also invited in to hear explanation regarding tx.

    December, 2019
    Yvonne, Kevin, Regina, and Dr. Ain are excellent! I come from Mississippi to be treated by they team and I will keep my oncology care at UK for the foreseeable future- excellent care!

    November, 2019
    Excellent doctor and team.

    November, 2019
    I am thankful to *Dr. Ain for his knowledge and experiences. He provides excellent & precise instructions in a way easy to understand.

    November, 2019
    I could not have asked for better service they all were very good.

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  • Locations

    Head, Neck & Respiratory Clinic

    Head, Neck & Respiratory Clinic

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    UK Markey Cancer Center
    Ben F. Roach Cancer Care Facility
    800 Rose St.
    Second Floor
    Lexington, KY 40536

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