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The Norton Healthcare Physician Relations team strengthens the relationships between its physicians and Norton Healthcare hospitals, Norton Medical Group practices and medical facilities.

Norton Medical Group

Kimberly Shomer
Director, Provider and Referral Development

Courtney Samuel
Manager, Provider and Referral Development

Facility Relations – Adult Services

Lee Dulaney
Director, Physician Relations
Norton Brownsboro Hospital
Norton Hospital
Norton Cancer Institute

Schuyler Heuser
Director, Physician Relations
Norton Audubon Hospital
Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital

Regional Physician Relations Contacts

Melissa Peklenk
Director, Adult Regional Relations and Development

Stacey Allen
Manager, Adult Regional Relations and Development

Jamie Crane
Manager, Pediatric Regional Relations and Development
Western Kentucky Territory
(502) 259-Kid3 (5433)

Lisa Vandygriff
Manager, Pediatric Regional Relations and Development
Eastern Kentucky Territory
(502) 259-Kid4 (5434)

Tonya Whitehouse RN, BSN
Director, Pediatric Physician Relations
Network Outreach and Development
(502) 259-Kid2 (5432)

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Natalie F. Slone, D.O.

Pediatric hematology/oncology specialist Natalie F. Slone, D.O., joins Norton Children’s Cancer Institute.

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Monitoring of children at home between heart surgeries provides early warning

When parents take their babies home in between surgeries for a serious and complex heart condition, they also are leaving with a specially equipped iPad to send critical data through a connection to Norton Children’s […]

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New use for tumor treatment fields device showing results for glioblastoma patients

After participating in a groundbreaking clinical trial that showed the Optune tumor treatment field device improves glioblastoma multiforme survival when combined with chemotherapy, neuro-oncologists at the Norton Healthcare Brain Tumor Center in Louisville, Kentucky, are […]

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Study shows durable improvement five years after complex adult spinal deformity surgery

Five years after complex adult spinal deformity surgery, patients reported durable improvement in a range of measurable outcomes, according to a recently published study. Patients reported improvements in lower-back pain functionality (Oswestry Disability Index), overall […]

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Brain tumor study: Using Gleolan fluorescent marker to reveal diffusely infiltrative glioma tumor

The patient A 57-year-old man presented to the Norton Brownsboro Hospital emergency department with complaints of headaches that started two weeks earlier and worsened over the preceding few days. In addition, his family reported subtle […]

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June 2021 Norton Children’s Medical Group New Providers

Soham Dasgupta, M.D. Pediatric Cardiology Vasudha Mahajan, M.D. Pediatrics Karen Reed, M.D. Maternal-Fetal Medicine Laurie Robinson, APRN Pediatrics Matthew Cody Davis, Ph.D. Pediatric Psychology

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