Patients seeking UK expertise in a community-hospital environment may choose UK Good Samaritan Hospital. We offer state-of-the-art medical care services in downtown Lexington, all private rooms and a high level of personal care.
With more than 600 clinical and ancillary staff and a medical staff of more than 600 physicians, UK Good Samaritan is able to offer a broad range of health care services to meet the needs of the residents of central and eastern Kentucky.
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UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital prides itself on providing state-of-the-art medical care in a patient-focused, community-hospital setting.
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Learn more about UK Good Samaritan Hospital services with this informative guide.
UK Good Samaritan Hospital Patient Guide (PDF, 583 KB)
The UK Good Samaritan Emergency Department Patient Guide helps ease your visit to the ED.
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UK Good Samaritan Hospital310 S. Limestone Lexington KY 40508 859-226-7000Directions »
UK Good Samaritan Medical Office Building125 E. Maxwell St. Lexington KY 40508Directions »
UK Good Samaritan Professional Arts Center135 E. Maxwell St.Lexington KY 40508Directions »
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First Lady Jane Beshear and Attorney General Jack Conway announced Thursday that heroin/opiate overdose reversal kits will be purchased and made available to people treated for overdoses at the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital and the University of Kentucky’s Good Samaritan Hospital.
The University of Kentucky Board of Trustees on Monday approved a plan for the next phase of the UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital's Pavilion A that includes completion of another 64-bed patient floor and more operating rooms.
Experienced nurses, advanced practice nurses and recent and upcoming nursing graduates interested in becoming a member of UK HealthCare's 's outstanding nursing staff are invited to a nurse recruitment open house on Thursday.
UK HealthCare has received approval from the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services Division of Certificate of Need to add 120 patient beds.
Adolescence is a time of transitions. Increasing independence, maturity, and hormonal changes may predispose teenagers to occasional mood and impulse fluctuations. However, some teenagers experience more than just normal mood changes and are clinically depressed. According to the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, about 5 percent of children and adolescents may have depression at any given time.
UK HealthCare has temporarily amended its inpatient hospital visitation policy to be proactive in helping protect the health and well-being of patients and health care workers during this flu season.
Friends Ruth Berry and Gail Carpenter have retired from careers in nursing only to find new roles in health care assisting patients and families at UK HealthCare as volunteers.
UK HealthCare has been recognized by America’s Essential Hospitals for a patient safety initiative that has resulted in a significant decrease in mortality.
More than 100 UK HealthCare physicians affiliated with University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Kentucky Children's Hospital and UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital appear on the Best Doctors in America® List for 2014 -- more than any other hospital in Kentucky. Only five percent of doctors in America earn this prestigious honor, decided by impartial peer review.
Though she acknowledges that “ambitious” is a valid descriptor, UK HealthCare Chief Administrative Officer Ann Smith says there’s a different term she’d use to describe how she’s developed her career path: "chronically curious."
In his 11 years as a vascular surgeon, Dr. Eleftherios Xenos, director of the UK HealthCare Vein Clinic, said he has seen tremendous progression in endovascular procedures. The changes have been exciting for both Xenos and his staff.
It’s back to school time again in the Bluegrass. This is a great time for parents to begin planning healthier lunches for their school-aged children. School-provided lunches have been improved since the implementation of new school guidelines, but if you choose to pack your child’s lunch, here are some things to keep in mind.
UK HealthCare, in collaboration with Marshall Emergency Services Associates (MESA), has appointed Dr. Allison Rains as the new medical director for UK Good Samaritan Hospital’s Emergency Medicine Services.
Exercise can affect your sleep. The results of the National Sleep Foundation’s 2013 Sleep in America® poll show a compelling association between exercise and better sleep.
The University of Kentucky's Dr. Henry C. Vasconez was elected the president of the American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons (ASMS) at the annual meeting in New Orleans on Oct. 29.
A new study review published by the University of Kentucky found that music therapy can be beneficial to patients before, during and after a surgical procedure and may reduce pain and recovery time.
Nominations are open for the inaugural Amy R. Wilson Award for Exemplary Performance at UK HealthCare.
Ten hospitals were recognized as part of the state's first official statewide trauma system during a luncheon on Friday, Oct. 26, at the Crowne Plaza Lexington during the 2012 Statewide Trauma and Emergency Medicine Symposium.
Adequate and quality sleep is important for children to remain healthy during childhood and into adolescence and adulthood.
Summer is ending, and we are back to the time of year when teenagers return to school and young drivers hit the road to high school and colleges nationwide. Driving is one of the most dangerous activities we undertake in our daily lives, but for a population that in their own mind is invincible, teenage drivers are at increased risk of fatal car accidents. Here are some simple steps parents and other adults can take to keep teen drivers safe.
Dr. Ryan Stanton will answer questions related to heat-related illnesses as part of a new UK Twitter chat series featuring university experts answering questions on everything from university operations to research trends.
Thousands of NASCAR fans will flock to Kentucky Speedway this weekend for days of fast-car fun. Plan ahead so you can enjoy the races — and not spend a portion of the day in the track care center. UK HealthCare is the official medical provider for the Kentucky Speedway and here are some tips that can help you and your family enjoy the weekend and not end up seeking medical attention.
Memorial Day weekend is the unofficial beginning of trauma season. It's the time of year when the weather warms up and the number of traumatic injuries spike as people head outdoors, shake off the winter blahs and participate in activities that have the potential to be hazardous to their health and safety. As you enjoy warmer weather and gear up for the summer, here are some simple tips to keep in mind that can help you, your friends and your family stay safe and out of a hospital emergency department.
Dr. Ryan A. Stanton has been named the 2012 Spokesperson of the Year by the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP).
Former NFL Coach Buddy Ryan underwent cancer surgery at UK Good Samaritan Hospital on Sept. 16. He is now recovering and doing well.
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