Patients Services

Inpatient Services

The Medical Intensive Care Unit (MICU) service at UK healthcare Chandler hospital cares for critically ill patients from all regions of the Bluegrass and surrounding states and has over 1000 patient admissions per year. The MICU service welcomes patient transfers at all times of the day or night. Referring physicians can initiate the transfer process by calling UKMDS at (859) 257-5522 or 1-800-888-5533 and asking to be connected with the MICU admitting physician.

Outpatient Services

The outpatient services provided by the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine include the outpatient general pulmonary clinic, as well as specialty clinics such as the pulmonary hypertension clinic, sleep disorders clinic, lung transplant clinic, multidisciplinary lung cancer clinic, and the adult cystic fibrosis clinic. Interventional pulmonology services are also available.

The Pulmonary Function Testing Center provides a full array of pulmonary diagnostic tests including spirometry, lung volumes, diffusion capacity, six minute walk tests, bronchoprovocation testing, and full cardiopulmonary exercise testing. The Pulmonary Function Testing Center is located on the fifth floor of UK Medical Center in the Special Diagnostics wing and tests can be scheduled by calling (859) 323-6111.