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Hansen Named Chair of UK Obstetrics and Gynecology

LEXINGTON, Ky. (Sept. 21, 2010) − Dr. Wendy F. Hansen has been named chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Kentucky College of Medicine. Hansen also serves as division director of the Division of Maternal Fetal Medicine.  

Hansen attended Northwestern University School of Medicine and completed her residency and fellowship training at the University of North Carolina Hospital at Chapel Hill. She came to UK in 2004 from the University of Iowa.

The UK Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology offers the most comprehensive women's health care available to meet women's health needs throughout their lifespan.  Services include advanced obstetrical care (including high risk obstetrical care), health maintenance, reproductive health, gynecological oncology services, and midlife and menopausal health care. 

U.S.News & World Report rankings place UK Chandler Hospital among the nation's best in gynecology. Only 174 U.S. hospitals made the list. The University of Kentucky Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology was ranked No. 40 for gynecology in the nation and ranked No. 1 for gynecology in Kentucky.

Hansen was named one of the Best Doctors at UK HealthCare by the Best Doctors in America.