UK HealthCare

About UK HealthCare

UK HealthCare, the University’s advanced academic medical center and clinical care network, is uniquely equipped to provide advanced subspecialty care to the people of Kentucky.  UK HealthCare Hospital System operates two hospital units under one Joint Commission Accreditation and two licenses in addition to ambulatory services.  The major service units include Albert B. Chandler Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital and the Kentucky Clinic.

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Awards and Recognitions

UK HealthCare’s performance in the 2022-23 Best Hospital rankings:

For the seventh consecutive year, the University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital at UK HealthCare has been named the No. 1 hospital in Kentucky and recognized in the Bluegrass Region by the Best Hospital rankings and ratings from U.S. News & World Report.

For the sixth consecutive year, the University of Kentucky Markey Cancer Center ranked in the U.S. News Top 50 national ranking for cancer care.


UK HealthCare Hospital System’s operating information for the five most recent fiscal years is summarized as follows:

UKHC charts