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Residency Faculty

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 Baptist-Lexington medical staff and administration under the leadership of:

Vice President, Clinical Support, Baptist Health

Evan Long, MHSA, FACHE

Director Surgical Services

Kathleen Blair

PA Surgery Residency Clinical Site Coordinator

Elizabeth Hench, PA-C

Michael Kirk, MD

General Surgeon

Matthew Shane MD