Blog Posts in 2015

  • Candlelight ceremony marks Pregancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day

    King’s Daughters Medical Center Women’s Services program will present a candlelight ceremony on Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day, Thursday, Oct. 15, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in Ashland’s Central Park. The event is open to anyone who has experienced the loss of a baby at any time during pregnancy or after delivery. Candlelight service and prayer will take place near the park ...
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  • Next America Red Cross blood drive Oct. 19

    King’s Daughters will host a blood drive for the American Red Cross from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 19, in the medical center’s Health Education Center (lower level of the Lexington Avenue parking garage) in Ashland. Hours were extended from previous blood drive for donor convenience. Appointments to donate blood are suggested. To schedule your appointment, please call the American ...
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  • Silhouettes of Courage event is noon Thursday

    Throughout September, King’s Daughters has been gathering stories of hope, courage and resilience in the face of breast cancer. These stories have been written – often in the storytellers own hand, upon life-size silhouettes. These Silhouettes of Courage will be unveiled at a special Breast Cancer Awareness kickoff event at noon, Thursday, Oct. 1 under the tent, 24 th Street and ...
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  • Welcome to orthopaedics-sports medicine physician

    King’s Daughters welcomes orthopaedics/sports medicine physician Michael Chambers, M.D., to its medical staff. Chambers joins Andrew Gilliland, M.D., at King’s Daughters Medical Specialties — Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, 613 23 rd St., Suite G30, Ashland. Chambers earned his medical degree from Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City. He ...
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  • King's Daughters adds text messaging option for appointment reminders

    King’s Daughters is making it easier for patients to keep track of physician appointments by giving them the option to receive appointment reminders via text messaging. The medical center has introduced the reminder system to patients of more than 50 physician practices affiliated with KDMC. Patients can choose to receive appointment reminders by phone or by text. To opt in to texting ...
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  • Open heart surgeons, team earn accolades

    Cardiothoracic Surgeons of Kentucky – the cardiac surgery group at King’s Daughters Medical Center – has once again achieved a three-star rating from the Society for Thoracic Surgery (STS) for both coronary artery bypass surgery (CABG) and for aortic valve replacement (AVR). KDMC is the only hospital in Kentucky to have earned three stars for AVR. The data reflects the quality of ...
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  • Welcome ob/gyn Thomas Mahoney, M.D.

    King’s Daughters welcomes obstetrician/gynecologist Thomas Mahoney, M.D., to its medical staff. Dr. Mahoney joins Ashland Center for Women’s Health and colleagues Tony Dotson, D.O., and Brian Frederick, M.D. Mahoney earned his medical degree from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine. He completed transitional residency at McKennan Hospital, Sioux Falls, S.D., and ...
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  • King's Daughters welcomes interventional radiologists

    King’s Daughters welcomes interventional radiologists Hunter Boshell, M.D., and Pho Nguyen, M.D., to the team at Ashland Radiology Associates, where they join fellow interventional radiologist Wes Lewis, M.D. Boshell earned his medical degree at Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine, Marshall University, Huntington, W.Va. He completed his residency and fellowship at the University of ...
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  • King's Daughters cancer registrar receives prestigious award

    Congratulations to cancer registrar Amy Shepard, who recently received the 2015 Judith Ann Cook Award for Excellence in Cancer Registration. The prestigious award is presented annually to an outstanding hospital-based cancer registrar. Amy's invaluable work ensures that timely, accurate and complete data is maintained on all of the patients with cancer treated at King's Daughters. The data ...
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  • King's Daughters opens Urgent Care in Jackson Sept. 28

    Jackson residents will have a new choice for urgent care services beginning Monday, Sept. 28. King’s Daughters will offer urgent care services from its Medical Specialties practice in Jackson. Hours will be 4 to 10 p.m. Monday through Friday, and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. The office is located at 14395 State Route 93. King’s Daughters Urgent Care centers treat illnesses ...
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  • KDMC earns 7th consecutive accreditation from Commission on Cancer

    The cancer program at King’s Daughters Medical Center has earned accreditation with commendation from the American College of Surgeons, Commission on Cancer (CoC). It is the seventh consecutive CoC accreditation for the program. “I am very proud of the outstanding care our cancer program delivers to our patients,” said Jeffrey Lopez, M.D., cancer committee chair. “Our team ...
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  • King's Daughters Auxiliary hosts books and electronics sale to benefit community programs

    King’s Daughters Auxiliary will host a Books Are Fun sale with electronics from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday, Sept. 21, and Tuesday, Sept. 22, and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 23, in the medical center’s Health Education Center Auditorium (lower level Lexington Avenue parking garage). In addition to all kinds of fiction and non-fiction books, the sale will feature brand name ...
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  • King's Daughters welcomes physician assistant to its medical staff

    King’s Daughters welcomes physician assistant Kyle Gibson to its medical staff at River Cities Bone and Joint, joining orthopaedic surgeon Joseph Leith, M.D. Gibson earned his Master of Science in Physician Assistant studies from the University of Kentucky and is board certified by the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. A physician assistant obtains patient ...
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  • King's Daughters hosts diabetes information session Sept. 8

    You can prevent type 2 diabetes, and King’s Daughters can show you how! Join us Tuesday, Sept. 8, for an information session to learn more! Available time options are noon or 5 p.m. at King’s Daughters Outpatient Services Center, 480 23 rd St., Ashland. "One out of three adults is prediabetic and doesn't know it," said Kim Bayes, R.N., a lifestyle change coach at ...
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  • Tackling Diabetes with NFL star and two-time Super Bowl wInner Kendall Simmons

    Former NFL star and two-time Super Bowl winner Kendall Simmons will discuss how to successfully tackle diabetes at a free luncheon hosted by King’s Daughters Center for Healthy Living from noon to 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10. The luncheon will take place at King’s Daughters Health Education Center Auditorium (lower level of the Lexington Avenue parking garage). Simmons will talk about ...
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  • King's Daughters welcomes nurse practitioner to KDMS - Flatwoods

    King’s Daughters Medical Specialties — Flatwoods welcomes nurse practitioner Shane Bennett. He joins family physician Jane Strader, M.D., at the practice, which is located at 1109 Bellefonte Road, Flatwoods. Bennett earned his Master of Science in Nursing degree from Walden University. He is certified by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners. A Nurse Practitioner is a registered ...
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