The providers at UHS offer their expertise and services in the following categories:
The professionals in the Behavioral health service have experience dealing with a wide range of concerns. Drug and alcohol abuse counseling is also available. All discussions are confidential. To make an appointment, call 859-323-5511
Provides examinations and treatment for acute illness. Students can also receive routine check-ups, well-patient physical examinations, immunization and allergy injections (must pay for cost of vaccine). Students have unlimited visits with medical staff for illness or injury.
Women's care (gynecology) services are available. Note: Appointments for routine annual exams should be made at least two weeks in advance. Classes on sexual health are available and are recommended for women who wish to begin using prescription contraceptives.
Counseling on nutritional concerns such as weight control, eating disorders, diabetes and sports nutrition is available by appointment. Tobacco cessation is also available for students.
Public health activities are carried out by UHS staff for both routine and emergency public health functions for the campus.
An on-call Health Service physician is available for telephone consultation for urgent situations at all hours when the UHS is closed. Call 859-323-5321 to get in contact with the on-call physician. In case of an emergency, call 911.
To schedule an appointment with a UHS provider, call 859-323-2778.
A University Health Service clinician takes calls from home for urgent situations. The physician is available for telephone consultation only and cannot make appointments. This physician can be contacted by calling the Medical Center paging operator at 859-323-5321 and asking for the on-call physician for student health.
During the hours UHS is not open, a student can go to an urgent treatment center, UK Chandler Hospital or UK Good Samaritan Emergency Department, or the appropriate emergency facility for their location. However, students are financially responsible for medical care received outside UHS. No referral from UHS is needed.
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