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Robert A. Broughton, MD

Chief, Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease
Robert A. Broughton, MD
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Practice Area

  • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
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  • About

    Robert A. Broughton received his medical degree from the Bowman Gray School of Medicine of Wake Forest University in 1976. He completed my residency training in pediatrics followed by a year as Chief Resident at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in 1980. He then completed fellowship training in pediatric infectious diseases at the Baylor College of Medicine in 1982.

    Broughton has been a member of the pediatric faculty at UK since 1983 and is currently Professor of Pediatrics and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Diseases. He is board certified by the American Board of Pediatrics in Pediatrics and in Pediatric Infectious Diseases.

    Faculty Rank

    Professor of Pediatrics


    Bowman Gray School of Medicine, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, N.C.


    University of Kentucky


    Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Pediatrics

    American Board of Pediatrics, Infectious Disease

  • Locations

    Pediatric Infectious Diseases

    UK Pediatric Specialty Clinic

    Kentucky Clinic building
    Kentucky Clinic
    Second Floor, Wing D, Room J201
    740 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40536
    Fax: 859-257-7706

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  • Clinical Interests

    • Bone and Joint Infections
    • Infections in Immunocompromised Patients
    • Infectious Diseases in Intensive Care Units
    • Meningitis
    • Pediatric Infectious Diseases
    • Pneumonia