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January 24, 2014
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KentuckyOne Health opens transplant care clinic in Lexington

Brings expertise of Trager Transplant Center to central Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Jan. 24, 2014)—KentuckyOne Transplant Care is bringing the expertise of the Trager Transplant Center at Jewish Hospital in Louisville, also part of KentuckyOne Health, to central Kentucky through a new specialty clinic in Lexington.KentuckyOne Health logo

Located in building C at Saint Joseph Office Park, the KentuckyOne Transplant Care specialty clinic is a multi-organ, multidisciplinary clinic where specialists will offer transplant evaluations to determine if a patient is a candidate for transplant surgery, as well as pre- and post- transplant care.

Specialists at the clinic will also be available to provide second opinion evaluations for patients to determine eligibility and/or transplant need.

In addition to providing services for transplant patients, specialists will treat patients with liver, bile duct and pancreatic diseases, including cancer.

The Transplant Care Center specialists include:

♦ Michael Marvin, M.D., FACS, transplant, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeon

♦ Eric Davis, M.D., transplant, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeon

♦ Mary Eng, M.D., FACS, transplant and pancreatic surgeon

♦ Christopher Jones, M.D., transplant, hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgeon

♦ Michael Hughes, M.D., transplant and pancreatic surgeon

The Jewish Hospital Trager Transplant Center, a partnership with the University of Louisville School of Medicine, is one of the country’s leading providers of organ transplantation.  It is home to the most experienced liver, kidney and pancreas transplant team in the state and has done more transplants than any other transplant center in commonwealth.  The center has been honored for liver and kidney transplantation, and received recognition for its participation in the first international paired kidney donor exchange in America.

 

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