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Gynecology

UK HealthCare is dedicated to providing expert gynecological health and care to our community. We offer numerous gynecological procedures and services to meet women’s healthcare needs. Our physicians and staff are highly skilled with years of experience in providing compassionate care for women throughout all stages of life.

If you experience endometriosis, pelvic pain or other common general women’s health issues, our physicians offer expertise care for these complex conditions. Our midwife clinic includes certified nurse midwives who offer primary healthcare and gynecology in addition to obstetrics. If surgery is needed, we offer minimally invasive surgery, which reduces post-procedural pain, healing time and risk of infection. ​​​​

  • Specialties

    We have multiple gynecological specialties and services, including:

    • Advanced Treatment Options
    • General Women’s Health
    • Gynecologic Oncology
    • Menopause and Midlife Health
    • Pelvic Medicine & Reconstructive Surgery
    • Transgender Health
  • Why Choose Us?

    Our team of OB-GYNs, nurse practitioners and certified nurse midwives are constantly working to improve women’s health care and better understand gynecology. Our reproductive research program, led by Tom Curry, PhD, and Misung Jo, PhD, studies the mystery of ovulation at the cellular and subcellular level. Another researcher, Patrick Hannon, PhD, examines the effects of environmental toxins on reproductive health, and Ann Coker, PhD, evaluates the effects of preventive programs on violence against women. Pamela Midboe-Penn, MD, leads a program to provide expert care for vulvar health, and we offer a multidisciplinary fibroid program that provides leading-edge treatment for women with symptomatic fibroids.  

    In addition, our UK Markey Cancer Center was recognized as one of the top 30 cancer program in the nation by U.S. News & World Report, and UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital has been named the top hospital in Kentucky and the Bluegrass region for five consecutive years. Becker’s Hospital Review listed us as one of the 100 Greatest Hospitals in America in 2018. In 2019, 155 of our physicians were listed as some of the Best Doctors in America, an honor given to less than 5% of physicians in the nation.