Blog Posts in 2020

  • A letter to our community

    Dear Friends of Kings Daughters, We recognize this is a very stressful time for our families, friends, and neighbors who have depended on Our Lady of Bellefonte Hospital for healthcare and employment for many years. And while we want to be sensitive to our friends and colleagues facing major change, we also want you to know what we’ve been doing to provide some answers and a path forward. I ...
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  • Lab and Radiology diagnostic sites available in many locations

    King's Daughters has multiple locations throughout the region for patients to have diagnostic testing such as blood draws, X-rays and more. A chart of our locations and their diagnostic testing capabilities is available by clicking on the PDF icon. You don't have to a patient at any location to have these tests performed. A valid provider order - either electronic or paper - is all that is ...
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  • Scholarship applications now available

    King’s Daughters Health Foundation is now accepting scholarship applications from high school seniors for the 2020-21 academic year. Three scholarship opportunities are available. The Stewart Health Foundation Scholarship, first offered in 2019, is available once again. The scholarship amount has been increased to $2,000 per year, renewable for up to four years, provided eligibility criteria ...
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  • Welcome Kristina Wilburn, APRN

    King’s Daughters is pleased to welcome nurse practitioner Kristina Wilburn, APRN, to its Family Care Center, 8750 Ohio River Road, Wheelersburg, Ohio. Prior to joining King’s Daughters, Wilburn was employed at Southern Ohio Medical Center, Portsmouth, in the case management and utilization review department. Wilburn earned her master of science in nursing, family nurse practitioner, ...
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  • King's Daughters acquires two da Vinci Xi Surgical Systems

    King’s Daughters is pleased to announce the recent acquisition of two da Vinci Xi Surgical Systems, allowing for less invasive procedures, quicker recovery times for patients and better overall results. The da Vinci Xi Surgical System can be used across a spectrum of minimally invasive robotic-assisted surgeries, meaning the surgeon is in complete control, in the areas of gynecology, ...
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  • Welcome Darren Barker, APRN

    King’s Daughters is pleased to welcome nurse practitioner Darren Barker, APRN, to its team. Barker joins general surgeons Kevin Miller, M.D., Roderick Tompkins, M.D., Timothy Wheeler, M.D., and advance practice providers Mathew Maze, APRN, Lindsay Montgomery, PA, and Kim Short, APRN, at KDMS general surgery. Prior to joining King’s Daughters, Barker was employed as a registered nurse ...
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  • Welcome Seth Adams, PA-C

    King’s Daughters is pleased to welcome physician assistant Seth Adams, PA-C, to its Family Care Center, 1279 Old Abbott Mountain Road, Prestonsburg, Ky. Adams earned his master of science in physician assistant studies from the University of Cumberlands, Williamsburg, Ky., and his bachelor of science in biology from Alice Lloyd College, Pippa Passes, Ky. Adams is board certified by the ...
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  • Welcome structural heart specialist

    King’s Daughters is pleased to announce the appointment of Sandeep Krishnan, MD, FACC, as director of the Structural Heart Disease and Heart Failure programs at King’s Daughters Medical Center. Structural heart disease specialists are trained in closing atrial septal defects; performing heart valve repairs and replacements; treating hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy; and ...
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