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Psychiatry

If you are experiencing a mental health crisis, please call 911 or go to your nearest emergency room.

UK Psychiatry provides a full range of clinical services for adults and adolescents. The department's multidisciplinary faculty is active in a variety of clinical and research interests in biological psychiatry, pharmacotherapy, and behavior therapy including cognitive therapy. The department's facilities include an inpatient unit housed at UK Good Samaritan Hospital and an outpatient clinic located at Fountain Court in Lexington.

Specialties:

  • Anxiety Disorders and depression
  • Eating disorders
  • Family therapy
  • Individual and group psychotherapy
  • Personality disorders
  • Psychosomatic disorders
  • Schizophrenia

Programs:

  • Adolescent Behavioral Health
  • Adult Affective Disorders Clinical Service
  • Adult Psychopharmacology Clinical Service
  • Anxiety Disorders Clinical Service
  • Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder Clinical Service
  • Child Abuse Clinical Service
  • Child Diagnostic Clinical Service
  • Eating Disorders Clinical Service
  • Family Mediation and Evaluation Clinical Service
  • Locations

    Hospitals

    Inpatient Clinic

    Good Samaritan Hospital

    UK Good Samaritan Hospital

    310 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40508
    Call 859-226-7063 (adult unit)
    Call 859-226-7060 (adolescent unit)
    Fax 859-323-1194 (adult unit) or 859-226-7074 (adolescent unit)

    Clinics

    Outpatient Clinic

    UK HealthCare Fountain Court

    Psychiatry Outpatient Clinic

    Third Floor,
    245 Fountain Court
    Lexington KY 40509
    Call 859-323-6021 Option 1, for patient appointments
    Fax 859-323-4927

    Outreach

    Morehead Medical Specialists

    234 Medical Circle
    Morehead KY 40351

    This clinic is held weekly on Friday.

  • Accepted Insurance

    • Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield
    • UK-HMO
    • UK-PPO
    • UK-EPO
    • UK-Student Insurance
    • Medicare
    • Medicaid