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About University Health Service (for students & employees)

UHS is your source for employee and student health care. Our physicians are board-certified in family practice, internal medicine, gynecology/genitourinary care (GYN/GU), psychiatry, and occupational medicine. In addition to our physicians, our nurse practitioners have certification in family medicine, women's health, psychiatry and emergency medicine.

Reach us at 859-323-2778.

We look forward to seeing you!

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  • Locations

    University Health Service
    University Health Service Building
    830 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40536
    Call 859-323-2778 (APPT)
    Fax: 859-257-8708

    We are located two buildings down from the Kentucky Clinic and directly across S. Limestone from the Speedway gas station.

  • For Students

    For information about services offered to students, go here.

    To be seen by a UHS provider, an appointment is required. To schedule an appointment, call 859-323-2778 or get online scheduling instructions here.

    Student Clinic Hours (primary care, women’s health, health education): 

    • Fall and spring semesters: 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday - Friday; 9-11 a.m. on Saturday 
    • Summer, winter and spring breaks: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

    Student Behavioral Health Clinic Hours:

    • Fall and spring semesters: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday – Friday 
    • Summer, winter and spring breaks: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday – Friday 

    UHS Pharmacy Hours:

    • 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Monday – Friday, all year   
    • No weekend or holiday hours at this location.
  • Emergency

    In case of emergency, dial 911

    For emergent or life-threatening illnesses or injuries, please call 911 and seek care at a local emergency room. Examples of emergent illnesses or injuries include, but are not limited to:

    • Severe head trauma.
    • Severe chest pain, shortness of air, choking/air way blockage.
    • Severe abdominal pain.
    • Compound fractures (bone protruding through broken skin).
    • Severe auto accident, fall or other injury.
    • Poisoning.
    • Hallucinations or other severe psychiatric concerns.
    • Suicidal thoughts or actions; thoughts or actions of harming self or others.
    • Partner and/or domestic violence when after clinic hours or during summer semester.

    NOTE: If a patient is seen at University Health Service for a reason that is outside of the scope of our practice, we will transfer the patient to a UK Emergency Department for continued care. UHS does not have an infirmary; therefore, if continued treatment is required after hours the patient will be transferred to a UK Emergency Department for further care.

  • Get Directions

    We are located two buildings down from the Kentucky Clinic and directly across South Limestone street from the Speedway gas station. You can park in the Kentucky Clinic Parking Garage or the UK Chandler Hospital Parking Structure.