Mom Approved OB-GYN

…. in the bluegrass in the best we know how – with help from our readers. Moms know better than anyone else which doctors go the extra mile for their patients.

So we polled our readers, listened to what they had to say and compiled our list of Mom-Approved Ob-Gyn Professionals.

Next up – Mom-Approved Pediatricians. To have your voice heard, visit and nominate your favorites. That list will run in our January 2018 issue.

Associates for Women’s Care
3213 Summit Square Pl, Suite 200
(859) 381-1066
Noel Juett, ARNP, CNM
Nancy Shirey, APRN, CNM

Baptist Health Medical Group, Ob-Gyn
1700 Nicholasville Rd., Suite 702
(859) 260-2580
Dr. Blake Bradley

Baptist Health Medical Group Women’s Care
1700 Nicholasville Rd, Suite 704
(859) 278-0363
Dr. John Voss
Dr. Bradley Youkilis

Kentucky Fertility & Gynecology
170 N. Eagle Creek Dr., Suite 101
(859) 277-5736
Dr. George Veloudis

KentuckyOne Health
The Women’s Hospital at Saint Joseph East
170 N. Eagle Creek Dr. Suite 104
(859) 967-5848
Kendra Adkisson, CNM
Dr. Elizabeth Elkinson

Lexington Clinic Ob-Gyn
160 N. Eagle Creek Dr., Suite 400
(859) 258-5220
Dr. Tamara James

Lexington Ob-Gyn Associates
1700 Nicholasville Rd. #701
(859) 278-0396
Dr. Julie Ashmun
Dr. Randal Owen
Dr. Olson Parrott
Dr. Lynne Simms
Dr. Kara Wells

Lexington Women’s Health
1720 Nicholasville Road, Suite 702
1775 Alysheba Way, Suite 180
(859) 264-8811
Dr Jennifer Fuson
Alisha Morgan, CNM
Laure Schadler, CNM

Woman2Woman Obstetrics & Gynecology
151 N. Eagle Creek Dr., Suite 320
(859) 523-2526
Caitlin Pennington, PA
Dr. Sharon Steele

UK Healthcare
125 E. Maxwell St.
(859) 323-0005
Dr. Emily Cunningham
Dr. Miriam Marcum
Dr. Pamela Midboe-Penn
Dr. Bryan Rone

UK Midwife Clinic
141 N. Eagle Creek Dr. Suite 200
(859) 323-9897
Melissa Courtney, APRN, CNM

Women’s Care of the Bluegrass
Locations in Frankfort, Owenton, Lawrenceburg and Versailles
(502) 227-2229
Katie Isaac, CNM


Dr. Elizabeth Elkinson, OB-GYN

Kendra Adkisson, APRN    Dr. Elizabeth Elkinson takes time to get to know each of her patients and appreciates the importance of building a long-term relationship with every woman she treats. She works to create an environment where every patient will feel comfortable and well cared for.

A mother of two with a full time medical practice, Dr. Elkinson understands a woman’s time is valuable and she is dedicated to delivering exceptional patient care in a timely manner. Her commitment to patient care and passion about her work make her stand apart.

After receiving her undergraduate degree from Emory University in Atlanta, and medical degree from the University of Kentucky, Dr. Elkinson completed her obstetrics & gynecology residency at Harbor UCLA in southern California, where she was awarded for clinical excellence. She is board certified and a member of the American College of Obstetrics & Gynecology and the University of Kentucky Medical Alumni Association.


Kendra Adkisson, APRN, OB-GYN

Kendra Adkisson, APRN    Kendra Adkisson, APRN, is certified nurse midwife committed to providing women the highest quality of prenatal and gynecological services and

education. She believes in the Midwives Model of Care, which emphasizes approaching health care holistically.

Based at KentuckyOne Health Obstetrics and Gynecology Associates, Adkisson provides a comfortable atmosphere for women and empowers them to take charge of their health. In 2016, she was honored by the American College of Nurse Midwives for her daily efforts as a nurse midwife. She has helped teach EMTs in rural areas emergency birth procedures, and organized a “Born Too Early” documentary screening and expert panel discussion for the Lexington community.

Adkisson received her undergraduate degree from Vanderbilt University, her master’s degree at Frontier Nursing University and is currently enrolled in a doctoral program through Yale University. She has been in practice for 15 years.