Kyle Darpel, MD

Office Address

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

Personal Statement

Dr. Darpel graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in Lexington, KY. He participated in epilepsy research during medical school and plans to continue working on multiple ongoing projects during neurology training at the Univeristy of Kentucky. His primary clinical and research interest has been epilepsy, but he hopes to develop a broad set of skills in neurology. In his time away form the hospital, he is a falconer, and enjoys hunting, fishing, hiking, kayaking, and photography in the Lexington area. 

Medical School

2017, MD, University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Lexington, KY


2017 to present Resident, Neurology, University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Fellowship Plans

Clinical and Research Interests

 Primary clinical and research interest has been epilepsy, but he hopes to develop a broad set of skills in neurology


2013, BS, Natural Sciences, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH

Medical Licensure

Kentucky Medical License


  • Advanced Cardiovascular Life Support (ACLS)
  • Handover Certification
  • NIH Stroke Scale Certification

Hospital Privileges

University of Kentucky Chandler Medical Center

Professional Memberships

  • 07/2016 to 12/2018, Junior Intern, American Academy of Neurology 

Publications and Abstracts

  • Dumstorf, C.A., Douglass, L.E., Deddens, J.A., Lewis, T.G., Darpel, K.A., Gausvik, C., Graff, J.R., & Carter, J.H.. Phosphorylation of eIF4E is a critical factor in development and progression of breast cancer in women.. American Association for Cancer Research. 2016, Jul; Volume 76(14): Supplement pp. 3919. Pub Status: Published.

Poster Presentations

  • Darpel, K.A., Ssentongo, P., Robbucio, A., & Gilliam, F.. (2016). Precision Imaging and Histological Phenotyping for RNA Profiling in Human Epilepsy. Poster presented at: Kentucky Neuroscience Institute Clinical-Translational Science Symposium; Lexington, KY.