Blog Posts in 2016

  • Next American Red Cross blood drive Wednesday, Sept. 21

    The American Red Cross has reported a critical nationwide blood shortage over the last few months. All eligible to donate blood are urged to do so. Just one blood donation has the potential to save three lives! King’s Daughters will host an American Red Cross Blood Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 21 at King’s Daughters in the medical center’s Health Education Center ...
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  • Medicare questions answered Sept. 6

    ASHLAND, Ky. – Jacob Taulbee, a coordinator with Kentucky’s State Health Insurance Assistance Program, will be the featured speaker at the inaugural Welcome to Medicare program on Tuesday, Sept. 6 at King’s Daughters Medical Center. The free program begins with a free blood pressure screening and buffet lunch beginning at 11:30 a.m. Taulbee will speak from noon to 12:45 p.m. on ...
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  • Welcome to physical medicine and rehab specialist Sarah Zalone, D.O.

    King's Daughters welcomes physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) specialist Sarah Zalone, D.O., to its medical staff. Zalone will be providing PM&R services to patients at King’s Daughters Grayson and Olive Hill Family Care centers. Zalone completed her medical degree at Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine, Pikeville, Ky., and internal medicine internship and PM&R ...
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  • Welcome to neuroradiologist Nathan Hill, M.D.

    King's Daughters welcomes neuroradiologist Nathan S. Hill, M.D., to Ashland Radiology Associates, the physician group that provides radiology services to King’s Daughters Medical Center and King’s Daughters Medical Center Ohio. Hill completed his medical degree at Joan C. Edwards Marshall University College of Medicine, Huntington, W.Va. He completed diagnostic radiology residency ...
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  • A1C, Low-Cost Blood Profile, Vascular Disease screening is Aug. 26 in Prestonsburg

    Many physicians and healthcare providers recommend that patients receive routing blood screening to monitor health, check medication effectiveness or monitor blood sugar levels. Unfortunately, for many patients, the cost of these screenings isn’t covered by insurance … or deductibles and co-pays make it unaffordable. King’s Daughters is pleased to provide a lower cost ...
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  • KDMC receives breast care funding to help women who qualify

    You may already know King’s Daughters receives funding from Kentucky’s Breast Cancer Research and Education Trust to fund screening mammograms for uninsured/underinsured women. But did you know these same grants can help women who need additional testing or treatment services? They can! Covered services include screening mammogram, diagnostic mammogram, ultrasound, biopsy and MRI. ...
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  • Free prostate cancer screenings scheduled for September

    King’s Daughters has scheduled two free prostate cancer screening events for September: 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 13 at King’s Daughters Medical Center Ohio, 2001 Scioto Trail, Portsmouth, Ohio. Urologist Christopher Schmidt, D.O., will conduct the screening. 9 a.m. to noon Wednesday, Sept. 21 at Tri-State Regional Cancer Center, 706 23rd St., Ashland, Ky. Radiation oncologists ...
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  • Welcome to Matthew Harper, M.D.

    King's Daughters welcomes musculoskeletal radiologist Matthew Harper, M.D., to Ashland Radiology Associates, the group that provides radiology services at the medical center. Harper earned his medical degree from Joan C. Edwards Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, W.Va., and completed diagnostic radiology residency at Department of Radiology, Geisinger Health System, Danville, ...
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  • KDMC welcomes internal medicine specialist to hospitalist team

    King's Daughters welcomes internal medicine specialist Kayla Lundsten, M.D., to its team of hospitalists, serving the needs of patients hospitalized at King’s Daughters Medical Center. Lundsten earned her medical degree at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, Louisville, Ky., and completed residency at The Ohio State University, Department of Internal Medicine, Columbus, ...
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  • KDMC welcomes pediatrician

    King's Daughters welcomes pediatrician Aaron McGuffin, M.D., to its medical staff. Dr. McGuffin will be seeing patients at King’s Daughters — Cedar Knoll Pediatrics pending the opening of his permanent office in downtown Ashland. McGuffin earned his medical degree from the Marshall University School of Medicine and completed residency in Internal medicine/pediatrics at Marshall ...
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  • KDMC announces 2016 Regional Cancer Conference Details

    King's Daughters will host its 2016 Regional Cancer Conference Friday, Sept. 23 from 7:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in the medical center’s Health Education Center (lower level, Lexington Avenue parking garage). The continuing education conference is for physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, nurses, allied health professionals, dietitians and other healthcare providers. Topics ...
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  • Low-Cost Blood Profile, A1C, Vascular Disease screenings come to Ashland Aug. 19

    Many physicians and healthcare providers recommend that patients receive routing blood screening to monitor health, check medication effectiveness or monitor blood sugar levels. Unfortunately, for many patients, the cost of these screenings isn’t covered by insurance … or deductibles and co-pays make it unaffordable. King’s Daughters is pleased to provide a lower cost ...
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  • Sports Medicine offers Saturday morning sports injury clinics beginning Aug. 20

    King’s Daughters Sports Medicine will offer Saturday morning sports injury clinics from 8 to 10 a.m. Aug. 20 through Nov. 19 at King’s Daughters Medical Specialties — Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine, Medical Plaza B, Suite G30, 613 23 rd St., Ashland. Orthopaedic surgeon Michael Chambers, M.D., sports medicine physician Andy Gilliland, M.D., and physician assistant Jeremy ...
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  • Next blood drive Monday, Aug. 22

    The American Red Cross reports there is a critical, nationwide shortage of (blood/platelet/plasma) donations this summer. King’s Daughters will host a Red Cross blood drive from 12:30 to 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 22 in the medical center’s Health Education Center (lower level of the Lexington Avenue parking garage) in Ashland. As a special thank you for making donation a priority, the Red ...
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  • King's Daughters hosts Career in Healthcare event Sept. 1

    Have you ever considered a career in healthcare? Find out more about the wide-open possibilities at King's Daughters Careers in Healthcare event from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 1 in the Center for Advanced Care lobby, 22 nd Street, Ashland. Learn about the career and education prospects for nurses, patient care technicians, EMTs and more. King’s Daughters recruiters, along with ...
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  • KDMC welcomes neurologist to team

    King's Daughters welcomes neurologist Tanya Warwick, M.D., to KDMS Neurology, joining neurologists Omar Elghawanmeh, M.D.; and Megan Rudinsky, D.O., and nurse practitioners Katie Bazell and Jessica Slone. Warwick earned her medical degree at Marshall University School Medicine, Huntington, W.Va., and completed neurology residency at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tenn., ...
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  • KDMC welcomes pediatrician to Cedar Knoll Pediatrics

    King's Daughters welcomes pediatrician Brittani Dingess, D.O., to Cedar Knoll Pediatrics, joining pediatrician Muhammad Idrees, M.D., and nurse practitioners Kelley McArthur, Kimberly Stapleton and Laura Wells. Dingess earned her medical degree at West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine, Lewisburg, W.Va., and completed residency at Charleston Area Medical Center, Charleston, W.Va. ...
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  • Pollock's Jewelers hosts sale at KDMC to benefit Auxiliary

    Pollock’s Jewelers is hosting a sale at King’s Daughters from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 16 in the medical center’s Health Education Center (lower level of Lexington Avenue parking garage). The sale will feature a wide selection of pieces, all discounted by at least 20 percent off regular prices — some select items even more. Jewelry brands to be featured at the sale ...
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  • King's Daughters welcomes interventional cardiologist

    King's Daughters welcomes interventional cardiologist Faisal Hayat, M.D., to King’s Daughters Medical Specialties — Cardiology, joining cardiologists David Bush, M.D.; Zane Darnell, M.D.; Chris Epling, D.O.; Roger Klein, M.D.; Jennifer Listerman, M.D.; Terence Ross, M.D.; Arash Seratnahaei, M.D.; John Van Deren, M.D.; and Sri Velury, M.D. Hayat earned his medical degree from Khyber ...
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  • Working with Safe Harbor to give families new hope

    Domestic violence is an epidemic infecting our society without discrimination. It spreads from generation to generation, cutting across age, socioeconomic status, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation and nationality. In the U.S., more than 10 million people are victims of domestic violence annually.* For more than 35 years, Safe Harbor of Northeast Kentucky has helped families plagued by ...
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  • Breast Care Center earns 3-year accreditation from American College of Radiology

    King’s Daughters Breast Center has been granted three-year accreditation for breast MRI by the American College of Radiology (ACR). The Breast Care Center has also earned accreditation in mammography, stereotactic breast biopsy and breast ultrasound from the ACR. With all four accreditations, King’s Daughters’ program has been designated as a Breast Center of Excellence by the ...
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  • Mobile mammography appointments available at Aug. 20 health fair

    King's Daughters and Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital are providing free health screenings at a Health and Wellness Fair 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20 at Unity Baptist Church, 2320 29th St., Ashland. Cholesterol, blood sugar, blood pressure, bone density screenings will be available. King's Daughters is providing mammograms. Appointments are required by calling 1-888-377-KDMC. ...
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