Dr. Kevin Art, MD

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Dr. Kevin Art, MD

Originally from Lexington, KY, Dr. Kevin Art graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgetown College. Upon receiving his bachelor's degree in chemistry, Dr. Art completed his medical education at the University of Kentucky. Prior to graduating with High Distinction, Dr. Art was active in research in both robotic surgery and prostate cancer. Dr. Art completed his general surgery internship and urology residency at Kansas University in Kansas City. He continued ongoing research in prostate cancer during his training at the University and was selected as the Chief Resident for his exceptional clinical and leadership skills. After completing his residency, Dr. Art practiced in Tennessee for several years before returning to his hometown to serve as Chief of Urology at St. Joseph East Hospital in Lexington. Dr. Art credits his early experience as a child watching his father fight kidney cancer as the driving force that led him into urology. He has expertise in urologic oncology with an emphasis on robotics and laparoscopy, benign disorders of the prostate, erectile dysfunction, Peyronie's disease, stone disease, and incontinence. His outside interests include spending time with his wonderful wife, Melissa, and their two young children, Madison and James. Dr. Art is an avid fisherman and recreational shooter. When he's not working or spending time with his family, Dr. Art is a rabid college sports fan, most notably for his beloved Kentucky Wildcats. Dr. Art is excited to work with the Phoenix urology practice, Affiliated Urologists.

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    4.9
    based on 9 total reviews (3 with comments)
    Dr. Art's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      EXCELLENT
    • Explains condition(s) well
      EXCELLENT
    • Answers Questions
      EXCELLENT
    • Time well spent
      EXCELLENT
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      EXCELLENT
    • Average wait time
      Under 10 minutes
    Patient Comments (3)
    in Lexington, KY |
    Dr Art communicated well and I had a positive outcome under his care
    Cynthiana, Kentucky |
    Very nice, caring, and understanding doctor to meet. I'm proud to have him on my care team.
    in Lexington, KY |
    Dr. Art is excellent. Not a long wait time, caring, and compassionate. He explains things extremely well and works to find cost effective ways to manage conditions. He has a wonderful bed side personality.
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    Originally from Lexington, KY, Dr. Kevin Art graduated Magna Cum Laude from Georgetown College. Upon receiving his bachelor's degree in chemistry, Dr. Art completed his medical education at the University of Kentucky. 

    Prior to graduating with High Distinction, Dr. Art was active in research in both robotic surgery and prostate cancer. Dr. Art completed his general surgery internship and urology residency at Kansas University in Kansas City. He continued ongoing research in prostate cancer during his training at the University and was selected as the Chief Resident for his exceptional clinical and leadership skills. After completing his residency, Dr. Art practiced in Tennessee for several years before returning to his hometown to serve as Chief of Urology at St. Joseph East Hospital in Lexington.

    Dr. Art credits his early experience as a child watching his father fight kidney cancer as the driving force that led him into urology. He has expertise in urologic oncology with an emphasis on robotics and laparoscopy, benign disorders of the prostate, erectile dysfunction, Peyronie's disease, stone disease, and incontinence.

    His outside interests include spending time with his wonderful wife, Melissa, and their two young children, Madison and James. Dr. Art is an avid fisherman and recreational shooter. When he's not working or spending time with his family, Dr. Art is a rabid college sports fan, most notably for his beloved Kentucky Wildcats. Dr. Art is excited to work with the Phoenix urology practice, Affiliated Urologists. 

    Dr. Art says...

    He has expertise in urologic oncology with an emphasis on robotics and laparoscopy, benign disorders of the prostate, erectile dysfunction, Peyronie's disease, stone disease, and incontinence

    Dr. Art's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Urology
    •  Board certified in Urology
    •  Malpractice claims in Arizona not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Urology

    Conditions Treated

    • Balanoposthitis
    • Bladder Atony
    • Bladder Cancer
    • Bladder Diseases
    • Bladder Diverticulum
    • Bladder Infection
    • Bladder Stones
    • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
    • Cancer
    • Chronic Kidney Diseases
    • Elevated PSA (Prostate Specific Antigen)
    • End-Stage Renal Disease
    • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
    • Erectile Dysfunction
    • Hydronephrosis
    • Hypospadias
    • Interstitial Cystitis
    • Kidney Cancer
    • Kidney Disease
    • Kidney Infection, Acute
    • Kidney Stone Pain (Renal Colic)
    • Kidney Stones
    • Neurogenic Bladder
    • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
    • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
    • Penile Cancer
    • Peyronie's Disease
    • Prostate Cancer
    • Prostatitis
    • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
    • Sleep Disorders
    • Spermatocele
    • Testicular Cancer
    • Testicular Dysfunction
    • Undescended Testicles
    • Ureteral Stones
    • Ureteral Stricture or Kinking
    • Urethral Stricture
    • Urinary Disorders
    • Urinary Incontinence
    • Urinary Stones
    • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
    • Vaginal and Pelvic Prolapse
    • Vaginitis and-or Vaginosis

    Education

    • Medical School
      Univ Of Ky Coll Of Med

      Graduated in 2005

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Urology
    • Male Adult Urology
    • Male Infertility
    • Prostate Oncology

    Procedures Performed

    • Adrenalectomy
    • Bladder Surgery
    • Complete Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Complex Penile Surgery
    • Cystometry
    • Cystourethroscopy and Transurethral Resection of Bladder Neck
    • Incontinence Sling Procedure
    • Kidney Stone Removal
    • Kidney Stone Removal, Closed
    • Kidney Surgery
    • Kidney and Ureter Removal
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Lithotripsy
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Orchiectomy
    • Partial Nephrectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Pelvic Exenteration (For: Gynecologic, Urinary, or Colorectal Malignancy)
    • Penile Implants
    • Peyronie's Disease Injection Therapy
    • Prostate Removal
    • Prostatectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
    • TURP (Transurethral Resection of Prostate) or Laser Destruction of Prostate
    • Total Cystectomy With Robotic Assistance
    • Urethral Dilation
    • Urinary Stone Removal (Litholapaxy)
    • Uroflowmetry
    • Varicocelectomy or Hydrocelectomy
    • Vasectomy
    • Wound Repair