KARA SWAFFORD, MD

Office Address

Department of Neurology 
University of Kentucky Medical Center
KY Clinic, J-401
Lexington, KY 40536-0284 

Personal Statement

Dr. Kara Swafford enjoys cooking Italian food and hanging out with her friends and family during her free time.

Medical School

2014, MD, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Residency

2014 to present - Neurology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Fellowship Plans

Vascular Neurology

Clinical and Research Interests

Vascular Neurology

Medical Licensure

Kentucky Medical License

Certifications

  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support Certification (ACLS)
  • Collaborative Institutional Training Initiative Certification (CITI)
  • Handover Certification
  • NIH Stroke Scale Certification

Hospital Privileges

University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center

Professional Memberships

American Academy of Neurology

Awards

  • AY 2014-2015 Resident Recruitment Committee
  • 2016 UK Department of Neurology Resident of the Month
  • 2016 UK HealthCare Resident of the Month
  • AY 2017 - 2018 Resident Recruiment Committee

Publications and Abstracts

Evaluation of Anticoagulation Bridging Methods in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients with Atrial Fibrillation.

Presentations

  • Evaluation of Antithrombotic Bridging Methods in Acute Ischemic Stroke Patients with Atrial Fibrillation. AAN Poster Presentation April 2017.
  • An Old-Fashioned CPC. Hint… This is Not ALS. Neurology Grand Rounds Presentation January 2017.
  • Left Cervical Internal Carotid Artery Dissection in a Young Adult Male: Case Report of Eagle Syndrome. Neurology Department Resident Research Day June 2016.
  • Discovery of Insular Cortex: Characterization of Pathophysiology, Clinical Syndromes and Functional Outcome of Insular Cortex Stroke. Neurology Department Resident Research Day May 2014.

  

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