Health Care

Primary Care Internal and Family Medicine:

During GME orientation, interns are encouraged to establish primary care via the internal medicine department. We encourage all our trainees to set up appointments with primary care doctor with in the first year itself. If needing to establish later in residency both the Internal Medicine and Family Medicine departments offer appointments.

UK Team Blue, KY Clinic South:

This clinic is staffed by Heidi Frazier MD and Mike Vick, MD, both are our former Med- Peds residents at UK. For more information: https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/services/primary-care/team-blue-primary-car...

LiveHealth Online:

Members of UK health plans can participate in a new service called LiveHealth Online. Connect with a medical professional through the Internet for advice regarding minor primary-care conditions, such as the flu, colds, pink eye and more. They can also send prescriptions to your pharmacy. Visits cost just $10 for members of UK health plans, except for the UK indemnity plan, which is also subject to co-insurance: https://livehealthonline.com/

Urgent Care:

The UK Health Plan Urgent Care Clinic is an on-site clinic for UK employees and their dependents over age 18 who participate in one of the UK health plans. UK Health Plans Urgent Care Clinic is here to see you for your acute non-emergent medical needs. They are located on the first floor of University Health Service, directly across from the pharmacy. The hours are Monday – Friday between 8:00am – 4:00pm. All visits are same-day availability by appointment only. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 323-SICK (7425) or online https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/university-health-service/urgent-care

UK Urgent Care Clinics at Turfland are another choice for urgent care. This service available 6 days a week, including early mornings, evenings and on Saturdays. Further details can be found here: https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/services/urgent-care

Health Care for Children:

The UK Family Medicine clinic is available for pediatric patient scheduling. The University of Kentucky also has a very robust pediatrics department, with clinics in multiple locations. For residents who are looking for establishing a Pediatrician for their kids, here are some options:

  1. Med-Peds Clinic at UHS and Polk Dalton Clinic
  2. Med-Peds Residency Continuity Clinic
  3. UK Team Blue, KY Clinic South
  4. UK HMO Clinic at Maxwell
  5. UK General Pediatric Clinic, Harrodsburg Road, KY Clinic South

For after hours care, the UK Pediatric Twilight Clinic is available. Any child can seek urgent care provided by rotating UK Pediatricians regardless if they have a UK Pediatrician as their PCP. The clinic is open M-F from 5p-9p and Sat-Sun 12p-5p. Please call ahead to ensure you have an appointment.

Please NOTE: In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kentucky Children’s Hospital is making changes to our Twilight Children’s Clinic hours for the protection of our patients, their families and our staff. We remain committed to ensuring that our patients’ healthcare needs are met while working to keep everyone safe. Beginning Monday, April 6, the Twilight Clinic, located on the fourth floor of Kentucky Clinic, will be closed Monday through Thursday to in-person visits. The Twilight Clinic phone triage line is available Monday – Thursday, from 3 p.m. – 9 p.m. For assistance, call 859-257-6730. The clinic will maintain its regular hours for in-person visits Friday through Sunday: • Friday, 5 – 9 p.m. • Saturday, noon – 5 p.m. • Sunday, noon – 5 p.m.

Dental Care:

Residens and fellows are offered dental insurance and can schedule appointments through the dental clinic: https://dentistry.uky.edu/patient-care

Opthalmology:

Resdients and fellows can access the Ophthalmology services provided through UK Healthcare Advanced Eye Care: https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/advanced-eye-care

Women’s Health:

The University of Kentucky has excellent OB-GYN coverage, including midwife services: https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/obstetrics-gynecology. We also have a very supportive breastfeeding policy: https://www.uky.edu/hr/work-life/resources-for-parents/uk-lactation-guid...

Pharmacy Services:

24/ 7 Chandler Pharmacy UK HealthCare Chandler Retail Pharmacy now provides 24-hour service seven days a week to better serve patients, employees, and the community. Further details can be found here:https://ukhealthcare.uky.edu/pharmacy-services

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