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Good Samaritan Hospital

State-of-the-art medical care

Patients seeking UK expertise in a community-hospital environment may choose UK Good Samaritan Hospital. We offer state-of-the-art medical care services in downtown Lexington, all private rooms and a high level of personal care.

With more than 600 clinical and ancillary staff and a medical staff of more than 600 physicians, UK Good Samaritan is able to offer a broad range of health care services to meet the needs of the residents of central and eastern Kentucky.

UK Good Samaritan Hospital is home to the second-largest orthopaedic and joint replacement program in Kentucky. A state-of-the-art diagnostic center provides walk-in appointments for MRI and X-ray.

A 50,000-square-foot medical office building is conveniently connected to the hospital by a pedway and is home to specialty physicians including orthopaedics, internal medicine and plastic surgery.

About

UK Good Samaritan Hospital is an acute-care facility with 180 licensed beds. Founded in 1888, the hospital has a long tradition of providing exceptional patient care in a community-hospital atmosphere. Its acquisition in July 2007 by UK HealthCare added the resources of a major health care system.

With more than 600 clinical and ancillary staff and a medical staff of more than 600 physicians, UK Good Samaritan is able to offer a broad range of health care services to meet the needs of the residents of central and eastern Kentucky. All patient rooms in the hospital are single-occupancy, ensuring each patient privacy and individual attention.

Learn more about pre-admission testing and surgical care at Good Samaritan.

  • Parking

    Effective March 1, 2020

    Visitors and patients may park in the hospital garage adjacent to South Limestone. Enter via E. Maxwell Street. There is no charge for parking. Free parking is also available at the Medical Office Building and the Professional Arts Center.

    Parking gates

    • Open 4:30 a.m.-7:30 p.m. Daytime operations will remain the same.
    • Closed 7:30 p.m.-4:30 a.m. The gates will be lowered from 7:30 p.m. to 4:30 a.m. each day. A preprinted ticket will be needed in order to exit for free 
      • Once the gates are down:
        • No ticket will be dispensed upon entering the garage. The gates senses vehicles and will open.
        • To exit the garage without paying a fee, you must receive a preprinted ticket from inside GSH to be inserted at the gate when you exit.

    Tickets

    Preprinted tickets are available in two locations:

    • GSH Emergency Department (for ED patients only).
    • UK Security Fast Pass Station, located at the 1st floor GSH entrance (for all other UK HealthCare patients, visitors, and employees).
    • Any UK HealthCare employee, patient, or visitor to GSH may get preprinted tickets from the above areas when they leave during overnight hours (7 p.m.-4:30 a.m.).
      • There will be a $25 exit fee (to be paid via credit card) if you do not have a preprinted ticket.
  • Amenities

    • ATM
    • Chapel
    • Chaplain
    • Communication Assistance
    • Dining
    • Fax and Copy Machines
    • Gift Shop
    • Guest Accomodations
    • Internet/Wi-Fi
    • Notary
    • Patient & Family Services
    • Pharmacy Services
    • Public Transportation
    • Showers
    • Telephones
    • Wheelchairs, Wheelchair-Accessible parking and doors
    • Unisex Restrooms
  • Photos

    Good Samaritan Hospital
    Good Samaritan Hospital
    Good Samaritan Professional Arts Building
    Good Samaritan Professional Arts Building