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    International Adoption

     

    Director: Shawn Taylor, MD 

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

    Each year thousands of infants and children from other countries are adopted by American families. The International Adoption Clinic at Kentucky Children’s Hospital helps families before, during and after their adoption. When the adoption referral is received from the adoption agency, our physician will review the available information, offer medical opinion on the health and medical risks of the child, and be available to you when you travel. After the child arrives in the United States, we offer a comprehensive medical exam, including a physical examination, growth and development assessments by an occupational or physical therapist, labs, and appropriate referrals, if needed. At the 6 month post-adoption referral, in addition to the physical examination and labs, we also complete a hearing and speech evaluation.

    Hours: Wednesdays, 8:45 a.m. - noon

    For patient appointments: 859-257-4297

    Clinic Location

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

    Mailing Address

    Department of Pediatrics
    Section of International Adoption
    Second Floor, Wing D
    740 South Limestone
    Lexington, KY 40536

    Physicians

    Shawn Taylor, MD