Pick Your Community: | Hopkins | Muhlenberg | Daviess | Christian | Fayette | Henderson | Lakes | McCracken | Warren | Webster

Owensboro Health Hires First Pediatrician for New Clinic

john phillps 300OWENSBORO, Ky. (3/15/13) – Owensboro Health announced today that it will open the Owensboro Health Pediatric Center at 2211 Mayfair Avenue, suite 202. John Phillips, MD, who joined the hospital’s medical staff in 2009, will begin seeing patients at the center on Thursday, April 25.

The center’s opening is part of Owensboro Health’s ongoing initiative to expand primary care services and improve the health of families and children. It will serve infants, children and teens up to 17 and will accept self-pay, Medicaid and insured patients.

“Opening the pediatric center is part of our ongoing plan to ensure that we provide adequate access to quality care for all ages,” said Ed Heath, vice president for business development and community health. “We see a lot of children without a pediatrician come through the emergency department for primary care needs and this clinic can provide a medical home for them.

“The center also complements Owensboro Health’s initiative to train new doctors, providing a dedicated clinic where pediatricians can complete a portion of their medical training,” Heath said.

Phillips, a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and the University of Louisville School of Medicine, describes pediatrics as his passion. “I really enjoy working with children,” he said. “I think it is fun to interact with kids as they grow up… to play with babies, make them laugh and do everything I can to keep them healthy.”

Owensboro Health is actively recruiting pediatricians and has a strong candidate that will likely join Phillips later in the year. To schedule an appointment or make arrangements to establish your children as new patients, call 270-688-4480.

SurfKY News
Information provided by Gordon Wilkerson
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

© Copyright 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story by using one of the social media links below.

In Other News...

Five Sent to Hospital After Two-Vehicle Accident

GRAHAM, Ky. (7/21/14) ― Five people went to the hospital after a two-vehicle collision Sunday, July 20 in Graham.… Read More

Henderson Home Robbery

HENDERSON, Ky. (7/21/14) — On July 20, 2014, the Henderson Police Department responded to a robbery at 307 South Ingram… Read More

Most Read This Week (Site-Wide)

July 18, 2014 2946

Madisonville Man Arrested for Meth in…

in Top Stories by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
July 22, 2014 2287

Madisonville Woman Charged With…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 18, 2014 2255

Hopkins County Health Department Food…

in News by Lisa Miller
July 21, 2014 2018

Five Sent to Hospital After Two-Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 18, 2014 1941

K9 Unit Helps Find Meth in Muhlenberg…

in Top Stories by Sheriff Curtis McGehee

Most Read Stories from Hopkins County

July 18, 2014 2946

Madisonville Man Arrested for Meth in…

in Top Stories by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
July 22, 2014 2287

Madisonville Woman Charged With…

in Top Stories by Madisonville Police Department
July 19, 2014 1023

Local Hip-Hop Artist, Marack, Talks About…

in Top Stories by Amber Averitt, SurfKY News
July 21, 2014 999

Madisonville Fire Chief Announces…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 21, 2014 987

Three Injured in Three-Vehicle Collision…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

Most Read Stories from Owensboro

July 18, 2014 1615

Owensboro Police Department Reports…

in News by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News
July 21, 2014 962

Portion of Southeastern Parkway Closed…

in News by Beth Cecil
July 22, 2014 638

Alliance for a Drug Free Owensboro and…

in News by Carla Shelton
July 21, 2014 423

Strahan Selected as Cravens Elementary…

in Top Stories by Julie Ellis
July 18, 2014 416

Owensboro Begins Year-Long, Long Range…

in Top Stories by Dennis Beard, SurfKY News

Most Read Stories from Muhlenberg County

July 21, 2014 2018

Five Sent to Hospital After Two-Vehicle…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director
July 18, 2014 1941

K9 Unit Helps Find Meth in Muhlenberg…

in Top Stories by Sheriff Curtis McGehee
July 18, 2014 1798

Man Injured in Depoy Accident

in Top Stories by Trooper Stu Recke
July 18, 2014 1504

From New York to Greenville, Iron Beam…

in Top Stories by Charles W. Riley II, SurfKY News
July 19, 2014 1426

Cash Mob Descends on Muhlenberg…

in Top Stories by Rita Dukes Smith, SurfKY News Director

SurfKY News Group, Inc. Central Office & Printing Division
1125 Nebo Rd.  •  Madisonville, KY 42431  •  270.452.2249 (fax)
Main Number: 270.452.2727 (phone)  •  Printing Division Direct Line: 270.821.8600 (phone)

SurfKY Owensboro News Bureau
920 Frederica St. / Suite 210  •  Owensboro, KY 42301  •  270.683-8060 (phone)


Contact a member of our staff: www.surfky.com/contact
Copyright © 2014 SurfKY News Group, Inc.  •  Terms of Use  •  Site Map

social 06social 21social 22social 04social 03