Patient Care

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Patient care

The University of Louisville Department of Medicine is part of UofL Health, the largest, multi-specialty physician practice in Louisville with more than 78 sub-specialties, 1,200 dedicated staff professionals and more than 600 primary care and specialty physicians.

For more information, call 502-588-4600.

Our nationally renowned physicians treat patients of all ages and stages of life, from prenatal care to the senior years.

Follow the links to our specialty practices:

  • Benign Hematology - Benign hematology covers a wide spectrum of disorders. Some are "benign," meaning they resolve with therapy or do not cause symptoms. Others are "chronic" and lifelong. Benign hematology services are offered through the providers at UofL Health - Brown Cancer Center.
  • Cardiovascular Medicine - Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Each year, more than 10,000 people lose their lives to cardiovascular disease. But the pioneering health care professionals at UofL Health - Cardiovascular Medicine are working to reverse those trends, and help you and your loved ones live longer, healthier lives.
  • Cardio-Oncology - When cancer and heart disease are combined, managing both conditions can be challenging for both patients and doctors. This novel new discipline between cardiology and oncology is referred to as "Cardio-Oncology." The UofL Health - Cardio-Oncology team works to maximize the use of lifesaving chemotherapy and minimize any delays in cancer treatment plans to optimize the care for each individual patient.
  • Diabetes & Obesity Center - The Diabetes and Obesity Center at UofL Health offers education and support regardless if you are newly-diagnosed with diabetes, or if you’ve had diabetes for many years. Our diabetes educators can assess your needs, and help you enroll in an education class right for you.
  • Digestive & Liver Health - The doctors of UofL Health - Digestive & Liver Health are renowned for their skill in treating disorders of the digestive system, pancreas and liver. They provide expert patient care for common, as well as complex conditions, such as inflammatory bowel disease, advanced liver disease and gastrointestinal cancer.
  • Endocrinology - UofL Health - Endocrinology provides sophisticated, cutting-edge diagnostic and therapeutic care for patients with a broad range of hormonal disorders in the Louisville, Southern Indiana and greater Kentucky areas. We see patients from all over the United States, as far away as New York and Pennsylvania, with complicated endocrine disorders.
  • Infectious Diseases - UofL Health - Infectious Diseases is actively involved in patient care, research and teaching. The practice assists in the diagnosis and management of patients with a wide variety of infectious diseases, including 1,200 HIV patients in the ambulatory clinics of the University of Louisville and the Veterans Administration hospital. In addition, our infectious disease specialists are focused on the research and treatment of pneumonia and other common respiratory diseases.
  • Internal Medicine - The internists at UofL Health - Internal Medicine handle the broad and comprehensive spectrum of illnesses that affect adults. We are recognized as experts in diagnosis, in treatment of chronic illnesses, and in health promotion and disease prevention. Internists are the "doctor's doctor," because we are often called upon to serve as consultants to other physicians to help solve baffling diagnostic problems.
  • Kidney Disease Program - UofL Health - Kidney Disease Program is one of the oldest nephrology practices in Louisville and has been active for more than 50 years. Each year, we have more than 5,000 patient visits. We are made up of a compassionate and caring multidisciplinary team of kidney specialists (nephrologists), nurses, dieticians and social workers who are dedicated to educating and treating the community of patients living with kidney disease.
  • LGBTQIA+ Care - UofL Health and the UofL School of Medicine have joined together with the LGBTQIA+ Center and community members to develop an important initiative focused on addressing the health care needs of the LGBTQIA+ community. Our goal is to develop services that support the diverse needs of the LGBTQIA+ community through improved access, provider and team member training, and the implementation of a comprehensive patient care model.
  • Medical Oncology & Hematology - The medical oncologists at University of Louisville Health are part of the UofL Health - Brown Cancer Center, where we practice as part of multidisciplinary teams of specialists. We use sophisticated technologies and the latest combination of therapies to provide each patient with an individual comprehensive treatment plan.
  • Palliative Care- Palliative care is specialized care that addresses the physical, psychological and spiritual needs of patients dealing with serious illnesses. The goal is to improve the quality of life, emphasizing care of the whole person, including family and loved ones. Provided by a team of physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains and others who work together with a patient’s other health care providers to give individualized care and an extra layer of support.
  • Primary Care - The internists at UofL Health - Primary Care Downtown handle the broad and comprehensive spectrum of illnesses that affect adults. We are recognized as experts in diagnosis, in treatment of chronic illnesses, and in health promotion and disease.
  • Pulmonary - Thousands of people each year suffer from ailments associated with the lungs. In Kentucky, lung problems are particularly prevalent because of the state's high number of smokers, high rate of allergy sufferers, and occupational lung diseases. Look no further for your experts in lung health than the doctors of University of Louisville Health - Pulmonary/Critical Care. We'll help you to breathe easy again.
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis - The UofL Health - Pulmonary Fibrosis Care Center is one of nine pilot sites selected by the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) for its newly established Care Center Network and Patient Registry program. We were selected because of our expertise in pulmonary fibrosis patient care and research, and the dedication of our world-renowned pulmonary doctors.
  • Sleep Medicine - Many of us have experienced trouble sleeping at some point in our lives. The doctors at University of Louisville Health - Sleep Medicine understand that poor quality sleep can have a negative impact on all areas of your life. Our physicians are nationally regarded for their expertise in the diagnosis, treatment and care of sleep disorders.
  • Transplant - We perform a large number of transplants for many organs, and our years of experience translate to better outcomes for our patients. UofL Health is part of collaborative multidisciplinary teams that includes surgeons, anesthesiologists, nurses, infectious disease specialists, researchers, rehabilitation consultants, social workers, dietitians, psychiatrists, pharmacists and financial coordinators, who all bring a unique set of skills to the table.
  • Vaccine & International Travel Center - The UofL Health - Vaccine & International Travel Center specializes in adult and adolescent infectious diseases and vaccines, infection prevention and control, and public and global health. Our doctors are board-certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases, and we have expertise in the most current and effective prevention and treatments available. we are experts in travel medicine and travel health. We offer a full spectrum of vaccine and travel services. For more information or to make an appointment, call 502-562-2822.