Dr. Kenneth Bruce Ain MD Endocrinologist

Dr. Kenneth Ain is an endocrinologist in Lexington, Kentucky and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital and University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital. He received his medical degree from Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and has been in practice for 33 years. Dr. Ain accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 9 doctors at UK HealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital and one of 2 at University of Kentucky Albert B. Chandler Hospital who specialize in Endocrinology, Diabetes & Metabolism.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Endocrinologist: Thyroid

Clinical Interests: Thyroid, Thyroid cancer, Cultured Tumor Cells, Carcinoma, Cell Division, Mice, Thyroid Neoplasms, Papillary Carcinoma, Iodine Radioisotopes, Thyroxine

Education & Medical Training

Drexel University/Hahnemann University Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1981–1984

University of Chicago
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 1984–1987

National Institutes of Health Clinical Center
Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, 1989–1990

Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University
Class of 1981

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 30 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 27 years in Endocrinology & Metabolism

KY State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

Quality of life impact of external beam radiotherapy for advanced thyroid carcinoma.
Gal, T. J.,Streeter, M.,Burris, J.,Kudrimoti, M.,Ain, K. B.,Valentino, J.

Disparity between tissue and serum calcitonin and carcinoembryonic antigen in a patient with medullary thyroid carcinoma.
Alapat, D.V., Ain, K.B., Sloan, D.A., Monaghan, K.G., Karabakhtsian, R.G.

Recurrence after treatment of micropapillary thyroid cancer.
Ross, D.S., Litofsky, D., Ain, K.B., Bigos, T., Brierley, J.D., Cooper, D.S., Haugen, B.R., Jonklaas, J., Ladenson, P.W., Magner, J., Robbins, J., Skarulis, M.C., Steward, D.L., Maxon, H.R., Sherman, S.I.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • BCBS Georgia Blue Choice HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS California PPO
  • BCBS Georgia BlueChoice Option POS
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Sagamore Health Plus
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS

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