News – Jun 2014

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Physicians Join KentuckyOne Health Primary Care Associates

SHELBYVILLE Leticia Allen, MD, has joined KentuckyOne Health Medical Group. She will practice at KentuckyOne Health Primary Care Associates, formerly Shelby Family Medicine. The office is located at 60 Mack Walters Road in Shelbyville.

Allen attended medical school at Ross University, and completed her residency at the Baton Rouge General Family Medical Program. She has received a number of awards, including Chief Resident, Gerringer Outstanding Resident Award, and Scholarly Activity Award. Allen is board-certified in family practice.

LOUISVILLE Iosbani Alberteris, MD, has joined the KentuckyOne Health Medical Group. He is practicing at KentuckyOne Health Primary Care Associates, formerly Sun Valley Family Care. The office is located at 9616 Dixie Highway in Louisville.

Dr. Alberteris is a dedicated family doctor with more than 15 years of practice experience. He obtained his M.D. degree at the University of Havana in 1996; completed a family medicine residency at the University of Havana; and completed a family medicine residency at the University of Louisville. He is board-certified by the American Board of Family Medicine.

LOUISVILLE Joshua Bentley, MD, has joined the KentuckyOne Health Medical Group. He will practice at KentuckyOne Health Primary Care Associates, formerly Highlands Internal Medicine. The office is located at 1250 Bardstown Road in Louisville.

Bentley completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Kentucky, graduating magna cum laude with biology honors. He attended medical school at the University of Louisville School of Medicine, and completed his residency in family medicine at the U of L Department of Family and Geriatric Medicine. Bentley is board-certified in family medicine.

LOUISVILLE Amy Kim, MD, has joined KentuckyOne Health Medical Group. She will be practicing at KentuckyOne Health Primary Care Associates, located at 9520 Ormsby Station Road in Louisville.

She graduated with a bachelor of science degree in biology from Butler University in Indianapolis, Indiana; attended medical school at the Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine in Dayton, Ohio; and completed a family medicine residency at the University of Louisville. Dr. Kim is board-certified in family medicine.

Lexington Clinic Announces Addition of New physicians

LEXINGTON Lexington Clinic is pleased to announce the addition of three new physicians: Justin D. Johnson, MD, Scott A. Merkley, MD, Brent J. Morris, MD, Saranne Perman, MD, and Jeffrey L. Yates, MD, PhD.

Dr. Justin D. Johnson will be joining Commonwealth Urology: Urologic Associates, A Part of Lexington Clinic. He received his medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, completed an internship and residency in Surgery and an additional residency in Urology at the University of Nebraska Medical Center. Dr. Johnson is board-eligible in Urology and provides services in adult male and female urology, benign prostate disease, incontinence, male sexual dysfunction, pediatric urology, stone disease, urological cancers and vasectomy (no-scalpel technique). His professional interests include all aspects of urology, including adult male, female and pediatric urology.

Dr. Scott A. Merkley is joining the Lexington Clinic Gastroenterology department at the Lexington Clinic Ambulatory Surgery Center. Merkley received his medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. He completed a residency in Internal Medicine and a fellowship in Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center.

Merkley is board-eligible in Gastroenterology and board-certified in Internal Medicine. He provides services in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy including colonoscopy with biopsy and polypectomy, flexible sigmoidoscopy with biopsy and polypectomy, upper endoscopy with biopsy, band ligation of varices, dilation of esophagus and pylorus, argon plasma coagulation/ablation of angiodysplasia, PEG placement/replacement and wireless small bowel capsule endoscopy.

Dr. Brent J. Morris will be joining the Lexington Clinic Orthopedics – Sports Medicine Center. He received his medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine, completed an internship in General Surgery and a residency in Orthopedic Surgery from Vanderbilt University and most recently completed a fellowship in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery from Texas Orthopedic Hospital, in affiliation with University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. Morris is board-eligible in Orthopedic Surgery, specializes in total shoulder replacement and reverse total shoulder replacement including primary, complex and revision shoulder replacements, and provides services in shoulder and elbow surgery, sports medicine, general orthopedics, traumatic injuries and workers’ compensation. His professional interests include all types of shoulder surgery and pathology and general orthopedics.

Dr. Saranne Perman is joining the Lexington Clinic Family Medicine Department at Jessamine Medical and Diagnostics Center. Perman received her medical degree from and completed a residency in Family and Community Medicine at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Perman is board-certified in Family Medicine. She provides services in general family medicine for adults and children, geriatric medicine, and preventative medicine. Her professional interests include general family medicine, women’s health and prevention.

Dr. Jeffrey L. Yates will be joining the Lexington Clinic Hospital Medicine Department. He received his medical degree from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and completed a residency in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Indiana University. Yates is board-eligible in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics and provides services in internal medicine and pediatrics

ENT Specialist joins Advanced ENT and Allergy

LOUISVILLE Advanced ENT and Allergy is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Amy Ingram to its physician network. A Kentucky native, Ingram received her Doctorate of Medicine with honors from the University of Louisville, and completed her Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Residency at Southern Illinois University in Springfield, also with honors. She is a Magna Cum Laude graduate of Georgetown College in Georgetown, Ky., where she received her undergraduate degree in 2005.

With the addition of Ingram, the group of 14 physicians will be increasing their availability in providing full service ear, nose, throat, allergy, and audiology services to patients throughout Kentuckiana.

Louisville Cardiology Welcomes Adams and Semder

LOUISVILLE Jesse Adams, III, MD, and Christopher Semder, MD, have joined Louisville Cardiology Group, part of Baptist Medical Associates.

Adams is a 1987 graduate of the Bowman Gray School of Medicine at Wake Forest University. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Barnes Hospital, Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis in 1990, where he also completed his fellowship in Cardiology in 1995. He is board certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners, the American Board of Internal Medicine, and the American Board of Internal Medicine Division of Cardiology. He is a Fellow with the American College of Cardiology.

Christopher Semder, MD is board certified in Internal Medicine and Cardiovascular Medicine. He is a 2007 graduate of the Marshall School of Medicine in Huntington, West Virginia. He completed fellowships in Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Medicine and Interventional Cardiology at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville, Tennessee. He is a Fellow-in-training with the American College of Cardiology and is a member of the American Medical Association and the American College of Physicians.

Louisville Cardiology Group is located at 3900 Kresge Way, Suite 60, Louisville, KY 40207. They also have offices in La Grange at 1023 New Moody Lane, Suite 101.

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