Perfecting the Patient Experience.

As Central Kentucky’s largest multi-specialty medical group, we have been here to serve you since 1920. From establishing the first radiology department in Lexington to implementing one of the first electronic medical records systems, Lexington Clinic has a rich history of medical innovation and superior care for you…our patients.

Today, with more than 2,000 patient visits daily, Lexington Clinic is leading the way in healthcare through the dedication of more than 200 providers in more than 30 specialties in many convenient locations throughout Central Kentucky.

We look forward to being your partner in health.

Lexington Clinic Facts

  • Cares for more than 2,000 patients daily and 600,000 patients annually
  • Employs more than 200 providers and 1000 staff
  • Has providers in more than 30 different specialties
  • Has more than 25 different locations throughout Central Kentucky
  • Draws patients from an area of 1.3 million residents


To provide the highest quality integrated healthcare.

Lexington Clinic Core Values

  • Excellence - striving for the highest quality patient experience regardless of our individual role.
  • Integrity - firm adherence to a code of ethics, honesty, dependability, and respect.
  • Service - enthusiastic and professional service to our patients, their families, the referring physicians, our colleagues, and our community.
  • Compassion - for our patients, their families, and each other.
  • Respect - appreciation of patients, partners, and staff.
  • Dedication - commitment to our mission and recognition of the group and individual needs.
  • Fiscal Responsibility - long term financial discipline is the key to the security, strength, and growth of the organization.



  • Lexington Clinic is founded by Drs. David Barrow, David W. Barrow and Waller O. Bullock and seven other physicians.
  • Dr. Elmer S. Maxwell was the first pathologist in Lexington. Under his guidance, with the cooperation of the University of Kentucky, Lexington Clinic established a school for medical technologists.


  • Dr. Donnan Harding joined Lexington Clinic as the first trained radiologist in Lexington. He was a pioneer in both diagnostic and therapeutic X-ray, establishing the first radiology department in Lexington.


  • Lexington Clinic physicians developed the first cardiac care unit in Lexington at Saint Joseph Hospital.


  • Lexington Clinic installed the first 16-slice CT scanner in Lexington that could rotate around a patient's body in only a half second.


  • Lexington Clinic neurosurgeons begin operating with Airo Mobile Intraoperative CT technology, becoming the first in Kentucky to utilize this equipment.


  • Dr. Richard Floyd, IV, performed the first thoracic ablation surgery for atrial fibrillation.


  • Lexington Clinic became the only medical group practice in Kentucky accredited by the Accreditation Association for Ambulatory Health Care (AAAHC.)