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The PA Surgery Residency is housed in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies in the College of Health Sciences (CHS).  Post Graduate residency faculty from CHS includes:


Chief of UKPAS Transition to Practice and Advanced Training Programs

Sibu Saha, MD, MBA; Professor of Surgery and Bioengineering, Frank C. Spencer, MD Endowed Chair in Surgery

Program Director of Post Graduate Education & PAS Interim Department Chair         

David Fahringer, MSPH, PA-C Emeritus

900 S. Limestone  CTW 205

Lexington, KY 40536-0200

Office Phone: 859-218-0586



This residency program is supported by UK faculty in the College of Medicine under the leadership of:

Interim Division Chief for Pulmonary, & Critical Care

Eric S. Bensadoun, MD, FRCPC, MPH, Professor of Medicine

Critical Care Residency Clinical Site Coordinator

Manpreet K. Datta, PA-C, MPAS

Division Chief, Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine

Kevin W. Hatton, MD, FCCM, Clinical Professor of Anesthesiology and Surgery