Kristy S. Deep, MD, MA is an associate professor of Internal Medicine and residency program director at the University of Kentucky where she co-chairs the Opioid Stewardship Committee. She completed all of her clinical training at UK including an academic medicine fellowship with a Master's degree in Educational Policy and Evaluation. She is board certified in palliative medicine and works clinically as a hospitalist. Her other interests include doctor-patient communication and pain management. As a native of Breathitt county, her work in opioid stewardship stems from personal knowledge of the harms of widespread opioid use.
I completed all of my medical training at the University of Kentucky. After an academic medicine fellowship, I joined the faculty in 2007. My clinical work is as a hospitalist and my areas of interest are doctor-patient communication, quality improvement and resident education. As a native Kentuckian, I am committed to the University of Kentucky and developing a health system that will provide excellent patient care as well as train the next generation of physicians for our state. I am board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine.
Faculty RankProfessor of Medicine
University of Kentucky College of Medicine
University of Kentucky
Certifications and Special Training
American Board of Internal Medicine
UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital - Pavilion H800 Rose St.
Lexington, KY 40536
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