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    Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery

    Section Chief: J. Scott Roth, MD 

    Physician referral, phone consults, hospital transfers • Call UK•MDs: 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 

  • General Surgery Clinic

    Kentucky Clinic
    First Floor, Wing D, Room L119
    740 S. Limestone
    Lexington KY 40536-0284

    Call 859-257-3253
    Fax 859-323-1203

    Internal Medicine Subspecialty Clinic

    UK Good Samaritan Medical Office Building
    Second Floor, Suite 200
    125 E. Maxwell St.
    Lexington KY 40508-2678

    Call 859-257-1000

  • Mailing address

    Department of Surgery
    Division of General Surgery
    Room C224     
    800 Rose St.
    Lexington KY 40536