Pediatric Urology

We are a tight-knit group, passionate about our mission to provide first-rate surgical and medical care to the children of this region. Each of us has unique skills and experiences which strengthen our team. Click on the icons above to learn a little more about each of us.

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MEET OUR STAFF

We are a tight-knit group, passionate about our mission to provide first-rate surgical and medical care to the children of this region. Each of us has unique skills and experiences which strengthen our team.

 Cameron S. Schaeffer, MD
Cameron S. Schaeffer, MDPediatric Urologist
Dr. Schaeffer is a native Kentuckian, born in Louisville and raised in Lexington.
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 Kari J.Blackburn, CPNP, DNP
Kari J.Blackburn, CPNP, DNP Primary Care Pediatric Nurse Practitioner
Kari Blackburn, DNP, CPNP was born and raised in Eastern Kentucky.
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Expert Healthcare

Many pediatric urologists practice in large institutions involved in teaching doctors, and many patients seek care in such settings. We respect that decision. Without detracting from the very important mission of large teaching institutions, our mission is different. We provide families an alternative to care in such settings. If your child needs surgery, the procedure will be done by one of the best-trained pediatric urologists in the United States, not a trainee. Your child’s anesthesia will be provided by fully-credentialed anesthesiologists who practice anesthesia daily and who are extremely skilled at regional anesthetic techniques for post-operative pain control in children. If your child is hospitalized after surgery, he or she will be admitted to a private room on a dedicated pediatric ward staffed by a stable group of very experienced nurses who have worked extensively with Dr. Schaeffer. We are committed to patient privacy, and we invite you to review our privacy policies outlined in this website. We welcome feedback about the care we provide.

We provide families an alternative to care in such settings.

We treat patients with a variety of problems, some of which are very minor and some of which are very major. A sick child will always take precedence over another child with a minor issue or a problem that can be treated electively. You should expect your care to be professional, competent, courteous, caring, and affordable.

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If you need to schedule an appointment, please call one of our offices. If you have any medically-related questions, please contact one of our nurse practitioners- Kari J. Blackburn in Lexington or Ann Muth in Louisville. If you a question related to surgery scheduling or insurance authorization, please contact Tina Boone at our Louisville office. If you need medical records, please contact the office location where you have been receiving care. If you have questions about a bill you have already received, please contact Abacus Medical Billing Services at 859/278-9242.

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