News – May 2019

Baptist Health Medical Group Kentuckiana Adds New Providers

LOUISVILLE Baptist Health Medical Group has added new physicians and practices to its network of providers.

Brittany Chapman, MD

Brittany Chapman, MD, has joined Baptist Health Medical Group Neurology with offices at 2400 Eastpoint Parkway, Suite 430 and 3900 Kresge Way, Suite 56 in Louisville. Chapman earned a medical degree from the UofL School of Medicine. She completed a residency in adult neurology and a sleep medicine fellowship at the University of North Carolina Hospitals in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She then completed a clinical neurophysiology fellowship on the EEG/epilepsy track at the Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. She is board certified in neurology, sleep medicine and epilepsy. She is a member of the American Academy of Neurology; the American Academy of Sleep Medicine; the American Epilepsy Society; the Kentucky Sleep Society; the Commonwealth Neurological Society, and the Group on Women in Medicine and Science.

Siraq Siddiqi, MD

Siraj Siddiqi, MD and Brian Sosnin, DO have joined Baptist Health Medical Group as primary care physicians at 1019 Commerce Parkway in La Grange.

Siddiqi is board certified in Internal Medicine. He graduated from Marshall University School of Medicine, Huntington, WV in 1990. He completed an Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Louisville. He has been in private practice since 1993.

Brian Sosnin, DO

Brian Sosnin, DO, has more than 12 years of experience in family medicine, most recently working with Baptist Health Urgent Care in Louisville. Certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians, he earned a doctor of osteopathic medicine degree from Pikeville College School of Osteopathic Medicine and completed a family medicine residency at Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky.

Timothy Bratton, MD and Julie Ellis, MD are now part of Baptist Health Medical Group Internal Medicine in St. Matthews. Their office is located at 3950 Kresge Way, Suite 303, Louisville.

Timothy Bratton, MD

Timothy Bratton, MD, earned a medical degree from the UofL School of Medicine. He completed a residency in internal medicine at the Carolinas Medical Center in Charlotte, N.C. He is board-certified in internal medicine, and is a member of the Jefferson County Medical Society and the Kentucky Medical Association.

Julie Ellis, MD

Julie Ellis, MD, earned a medical degree from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. She completed a residency in internal medicine at the University of Alabama-Birmingham. She is a member of the Jefferson County Medical Society.

Bratton and Ellis are joined by nurse practitioner, Jennifer Bratton, APRN, and physician assistant, Erika Ford, PA-C.

Jennifer Bratton, APRN, earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing, and a master’s degree in nursing from the UofL. She has more than 20 years of clinical experience, 10 of those as a nurse practitioner.

Erika Ford, PA-C, earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from the UofL and a master’s degree in physician assistant studies from Sullivan University. She is a member of the Kentucky Academy of Physician Assistants and the American Academy of Physician Assistants.

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Tracey Wolford, MD

Dr. Tracey Wolford Joins CHI Saint Joseph Health – Gastroenterology in Lexington

LEXINGTON Tracey Wolford, MD, has joined CHI Saint Joseph Health – Gastroenterology in Lexington. Wolford diagnoses and hepatic conditions.

Wolford completed her residency in internal medicine and earned her fellowship in gastroenterology at the University of Kentucky. She is board certified and specializes in gastroenterology and internal medicine.

She provides services for liver, inflammatory bowel disease, and general GI issues. She can also provide palliative treatment for gastrointestinal malignancies, and is highly efficient in both diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy-colonoscopy. Additional services include upper endoscopy, capsule endoscopy, or enteroscopy, as well as Hepatitis C treatment.

Wolford is now accepting new patients. Her office is located in CHI Saint Joseph Health Office Park, located at 1401 Harrodsburg Road, Suite C-305 in Lexington.

Lexington Clinic Wins Second Consecutive Intalere Award

LEXINGTON Lexington Clinic has been recognized by Intalere as an Intalere Healthcare Achievement Award winner for Financial and Operational Improvement. This is Lexington Clinic’s second consecutive Intalere Healthcare Achievement Award.

Intalere is the healthcare industry leader in delivering optimal cost, quality, and clinical outcomes.

The award was received for Lexington Clinic’s groundbreaking work with the Direct-To-Employer program. Lexington Clinic’s Direct-To-Employer program offers customized, premier partnership options for progressive employers in the Commonwealth, and is able to address both preventive care and chronic health conditions of employee populations to improve both employee health and the bottom line.

“We are honored to again be recognized by Intalere as a leader in the healthcare industry, and to be listed alongside such prestigious organizations from around the country,” says Eric Riley, Lexington Clinic chief administrative officer. “Lexington Clinic is determined to continue improving and perfecting the patient experience while providing the highest quality of care possible.”

Through this annual awards program, Intalere recognizes successful initiatives implemented by its members to enhance quality and operations, improve patient satisfaction, and increase community awareness and education.

“Intalere members are making a positive impact every day on their patients and communities. Putting into place new processes or undertaking new initiatives, no matter how large or small, takes innovation, drive, and initiative that should be recognized and rewarded,” said Julius Heil, Intalere president and CEO. “Through our awards program and annual best practices compendium, we recognize our members for their exceptional projects that exemplify excellence in operational improvement, financial efficiency, supply chain management, and patient satisfaction.”

For this award, Lexington Clinic worked in partnership with BIM Group and Optum One.

For more information about this award or Lexington Clinic’s Direct-To-Employer program, please visit www.LexingtonClinic.com/youremployeehealth.

About Lexington Clinic:

Lexington Clinic was founded in 1920 and is Central Kentucky’s oldest and largest group practice. Lexington Clinic has more than 200 providers and serves more than 600,000 patients every year. Lexington Clinic has providers in 30 different specialties and has more than 25 locations throughout Central Kentucky.

Officers Announced for Lexington Clinic’s 2019 Board of Directors

Stephen C. Umansky, MD
Michael T. Cecil, MD
Kimberly A. Hudson, MD
Robert A. Davenport, MD

LEXINGTON At Lexington Clinic’s annual Board of Directors meeting the following officers were elected to serve for the year:

President – Stephen C. Umansky, MD Vice-President – Michael T. Cecil, MD Secretary – Kimberly A. Hudson, MD Treasurer – Robert A. Davenport, MD Other members of the board include Haider Abbas, MD, An-Yu Chen, MD, Kyle Childers, MD, Shailendra Chopra, MD, Jamil Farooqui, MD, Robby Hutchinson, MD, Mr. Nick Rowe, and Mr. Alan Stein.

“Lexington Clinic is committed to perfecting the patient experience. By using modern data analytics, best practice protocols, experience, and compassion, we aim to provide the highest quality care to the people of Central Kentucky,” said Umansky, board president.