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    Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery


    Section Chief: J. Scott Roth, MD 

    Physician referral, phone consults, hospital transfers • Call UK•MDs: 1-800-888-5533
    Fax: 859-323-4607 or 859-257-6325

    The Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery Section within the Division of General Surgery provides advanced surgical treatments for conditions involving the gastrointestinal tract, abdomen and abdominal wall. The surgeons are dedicated to providing state of the art procedures that allow for enhanced recovery, decreased hospital length of stay and improved outcomes. The Center for Advanced Training and Simulation (CATS) facilitates development of new technology and provides for simulated surgical training across all specialties.

    The Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery team specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of diseases abdomen. Our surgeons have a vast experience in treating complex conditions of the esophagus and stomach, biliary tract, spleen, adrenal glands, pancreas, intestines and abdominal wall. Surgeons evaluate patients utilizing a multi-disciplinary approach through the Digestive Health Care Clinic and Markey Cancer Center.

    For patient appointments: 859-257-3253    Fax: 859-323-1203


  • Specialties

    • Abdominal wall reconstruction
    • Achalasia
    • Cholecystectomy and biliary surgery
    • Complex and revisional GI surgery
    • Disorders of the stomach
        • Peptic ulcer disease
        • Gastric tumors
    • Endocrine surgery
        • Adrenal and pancreas
    • Hiatal hernia and GERD
    • Surgery of the spleen
    • Ventral, Incisional & inguinal hernia

  • Clinic Locations

    Kentucky Clinic
    First Floor, L119, Wing D
    740 South Limestone
    Lexington, KY 40536

    UK Good Samaritan Surgical Specialties Clinic
    Second Floor
    125 East Maxwell
    Lexington, KY 40508

    Mailing Address

    Department of Surgery
    Division of General Surgery
    Room C225
    800 Rose Street
    Lexington, KY 40536


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