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Frankfort Regional Medical Center hires cardiologist

Dr. Yuri Boyechko
Dr. Yuri Boyechko

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Frankfort Regional Medical Center announced Thursday cardiologist Dr. Yuri Boyechko has joined Bluegrass Cardiology Consultants at 279 King’s Daughters Drive, Suite 204 in Frankfort.

“We are excited that Dr. Boyechko decided to come back to his childhood roots in Central Kentucky,” said Reed Hammond, CEO of Frankfort Regional Medical Center. “He will be a great addition to the team of cardiologists from UK HealthCare’s Gill Heart and Vascular Institute that have allowed us to expand our cardiovascular services in our region.”

Physicians from UK HealthCare’s Gill Heart & Vascular Institute provide 24/7 coverage for cardiac emergencies at FRMC. They also provide services for outpatient and inpatient general cardiology, cardiac catheterization and angioplasty, outpatient electrophysiology consultations, and patient education, and training.

Boyechko grew up in Versailles and earned his medical degree, graduating with high distinction, and completed his residency in internal medicine at University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington. He was then awarded a fellowship to the University of Tennessee—Erlanger Heart and Lung Institute in Chattanooga where he served as chief fellow of cardiovascular disease.

Boyechko also holds a bachelor of science in biology, graduating summa cum laude from UK.

Boyechko is board-certified in internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine. He was a fellow-in-training with the American College of Cardiology, and plans to continue his involvement as a full member. Dr. Boyechko has been involved in multiple clinical trials during training with some research published and presented over the years. He lectures fellows and medical students on subjects related to cardiovascular disease, and also has served on several hospital quality improvement committees.

Boyechko is welcoming new patients and referrals. To schedule an appointment, please call (502) 875-9885. To learn more about FRMC’s cardiology services, visit https://frankfortregional.com/specialties/cardiology.