Physicians graduate from Methodist Hospital’s residency program
Three physicians have completed a three year Osteopathic Family Practice
Program at Methodist Hospital. The graduates are Katie Gilliam, DO, Cole
Phelps, DO, and Michael Roof, DO.
Established in 2003, the Methodist Hospital Osteopathic Family Practice
Program is a partnership with the University of Pikeville Kentucky College
of Osteopathic Medicine (KYCOM) and is a member of the Appalachian Osteopathic
Postgraduate Training Institute Consortium (A-OPTIC). The program provides
practical hands on experience in a diverse environment designed to provide
the highest standards of professional ethics and integrity.
A native of Russellville, KY, Dr. Katie Gilliam earned her medical degree
from the University of Pikeville KYCOM. She will be returning to her hometown
of Russellville to practice family medicine.
Originally from Science Hill, KY, Dr. Cole Phelps completed his medical
degree from the University of Pikeville KYCOM. Dr. Phelps served as Chief
Resident during his third year of residency. He will be joining Methodist
Hospital Union County in the field of emergency medicine.
Dr. Michael Roof, a native of Paducah, KY, earned his medical degree from
the University of Pikeville KYCOM. Dr. Roof will be working with the Deaconess
Health System in the Morganfield office and also as a Clinical Informatics
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