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Awards and Accreditations

The Kentucky Neuroscience Institute (KNI) has grown dramatically over the past decade to meet the health needs of patients across the Commonwealth. We offer many clinical and support services and are recognized for our top-quality medical care. The following are KNI’s accreditations and recognitions, which demonstrate our commitment to providing the highest standard of care.

  • Current awards and certifications

    U.S. News & World Report Best Hospitals Bluegrass Region 2018-2019
    U.S. News & World Report Best Regional Hospitals – Bluegrass Region – Recognized in 11 types of care for 2018-2019.

    Rising Star Award
    UK HealthCare named a 2019 Rising Star by Vizient.

    National Association of Epilepsy Centers
    National Association of Epilepsy Centers – Level 4 Epilepsy Center

    American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Comprehensive Stroke Certification
    American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Comprehensive Stroke Center certification. KNI was the first Comprehensive Stroke Center in Lexington, which recognizes the specific capabilities of hospitals that can treat the most complex stroke cases.

    American Heart Association 2019 Get with the Guidelines Stroke Gold Plus
    2019 Get with the Guidelines – Stroke: Target Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Gold Plus

    ALS Association Certified Treatment Center of Excellence
    ALS Association Certified Treatment Center of Excellence