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 X-ray, as well as MRI appointments available to schedule by calling 859-323-9729.

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.


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.

Weapons screening

Effective April 3, 2024, all patients, visitors, staff and vendors entering UK Good Samaritan Hospital and the UK Good Samaritan Medical Office Building must pass through weapons-detection screening when entering. Screening will occur at these four entrances:

  • Entrance A and the Emergency Department patient entrance, open 24/7
  • Entrance B and the Medical Office Building entrance (125 E. Maxwell St.), open Monday – Friday,  6 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. (not including holidays)

Phone numbers by department

General Information/Patient Information: 859-323-7000

Financial Counseling: 859-562-0661

Health Information Management (Medical Records): 859-323-5117

Patient Billing – Hospital or Physician (KMSF): 859-257-7900

Human Resources: 859-257-9555

Patient Registration: 859-323-5062

Administration: 859-323-8801

Case Management: 859-323-5501

Center for Behavioral Health - Adults: 859-218-9340  Fax:  859-226-7266

Center for Behavioral Health - Adolescents: 859-218-9381  Fax:  859-226-7064

Central Admitting: 859-323-5062

Customer Service: 859-218-5543

Diagnostic Center: 859-218-9462

Diagnostic Imaging - After Hours: 859-330-5041

Diagnostic Imaging- Records Management: 859-323-8872

Emergency Room: 859-323-8872

Endoscopy: 859-218-9451 or 859-218-9434

Gift Shop: 859-218-9470

Information Desk: 859-218-6616

Intensive Care Unit: 859-218-9311   Fax:  859-226-7367

Laboratory: 859-323-9579  Fax:  859-226-7093

Medical Records: 859-323-5117

MRI: 859-562-1799

Nuclear Medicine: 859-323-5379

Ortho/Neuro Center - Sixth Floor: 859-218-9341 Fax:  859-226-7169

Pathology: 859-323-9515

Patient Information - Front desk: 859-323-7000

Pharmacy: 859-218-4777

Radiology: 859-218-9451

Radiology Scheduling: 859-323-9729

Rehabilitation Services (PT/OT):  859-218-9469

Pre-Admission Testing: 859-323-5062

Respiratory Care: 859-218-9497

Sleep Center: 859-218-9363

Surgical Services Director: 859-218-9412

Surgical Services - PACU - 2nd Floor: 859-218-9429

Surgical Services - PACU - 5th Floor: 859-218-9438

Surgery - Pre-Op: 859-218-9430

Telemetry Main - Fourth floor: 859-218-9308 Fax:  859-226-7077

Telemetry West - Fourth floor: 859-218-9308  Fax:  859-226-7366

Ultrasound: 859-218-9456

Broad range of services

UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital prides itself on providing state-of-the-art medical care in a patient-focused, community-hospital setting.


Adolescent Behavioral Health

Adolescent OB-GYN

Allergy Shot Clinic

Asthma, Allergy & Sinus

Cardiovascular Medicine

Ear, Nose & Throat–Good Samaritan

Emergency Medicine

Endocrine Surgery

Gill Heart & Vascular Institute–Good Samaritan

Good Samaritan Hospital

Good Samaritan MOB Urology

Good Samaritan Professional Arts Center

Hospital Medicine

Laboratory Services

Maternal-Fetal Medicine

Nephrology, Bone & Mineral Metabolism

Obstetrics & Gynecology

Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine - Good Samaritan

Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery

Physical Therapy–Good Samaritan Medical Office Building

Primary Care Pediatrics


Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Speech Language Pathology

Spine Care

Surgical Specialties Clinic

UK Orthopaedic Spine & Joint Clinic

UK Sleep Disorders Center

Ultrasound Services

Vein Clinic

Women's Health Services


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.


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.


  • 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


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

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