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Karen S. Playforth, MD

Karen S. Playforth, MD

Practice Area

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Maternal-Fetal Medicine
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  • About

    Karen Playforth joined UK HealthCare from St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital in New York, where she had been since 2001. During her time at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital, she completed a residency and fellowship and went on to work as an OB-GYN attending physician.

    Prior to that, Playforth completed her undergraduate work at Wellesley College in Wellesley, Mass., and received her medical degree from the UK College of Medicine.

    Faculty Rank

    Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    Degree

    University of Kentucky College of Medicine

    Residency

    St. Luke's-Roosevelt Hospital, New York

    Fellowship

    St. Luke's Hospital, New York

    Certifications and Special Training

    American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology

    American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Maternal-Fetal Medicine

  • Locations

    Maternal-Fetal Medicine

    UK Good Samaritan Medical Office Building
    Suite 140
    125 E. Maxwell St.
    Lexington KY 40508
    Fax: 859-323-0790

    Women’s Care of the Bluegrass

    Frankfort Medical Pavilion
    Frankfort Medical Pavilion
    Suite 301
    279 King's Daughters Drive
    Frankfort KY 40601
    Monday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm
    Wednesday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm (First & Third Wednesday of every month.)

    Women’s Health of Winchester, PSC

    UK HealthCare Winchester
    UK HealthCare - Winchester
    Building B, Suite 225
    225 Hospital Drive
    Winchester KY 40391
    Wednesday: 9:00 am-3:00 pm (Open on the second and fourth Weds. of every month.)

    Insurance Information

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  • Clinical Interests

    • Birthing Center
    • Electromyography
    • Gestational Diabetes
    • Induction of Labor