Family Medicine at Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital

The Family Medicine Residency Program is an innovative program that incorporates both inpatient and outpatient medicine experiences, as well as sub-specialty rotations into a dynamic education process.

Our program is accredited by ACGME.

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Jonathan Ruby, MD - Program Director

Dr. Jonathan Ruby is a native of Kentucky who moved to Houston in order to complete his degree at University of Houston – downtown. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston and completed his family medicine residency training at the McLennan County Family Practice Residency Program in Waco, TX.

After completing residency he founded a medical practice in a rural and under-served Selmer, TN.   Dr. Ruby provided vital obstetrical services (including C-sections) and newborn/pediatric services as well as traditional inpatient and outpatient service.

After moving to Somerset in 2006 he joined Lake Cumberland Medical Associates practicing both inpatient and outpatient medicine.

Dr. Ruby has been serving as Assistant Program Director and Inpatient Coordinator since 2016.  He is committed to training family medicine residents to provide the full scope of family practice care.

 


Patrick F. Jenkins, Jr., MD - Associate Program Director

 

Dr. Patrick Jenkins is a native Kentuckian who obtained a B.S. in biology from Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, KY.  He is a graduate of the University of Kentucky College of Medicine and completed his family medicine residency training at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, KY.

 After residency, he joined Lake Cumberland Medical Associates and has been a partner for over 28 years.  He maintained a very busy inpatient and outpatient practice until 2014 when he transitioned to totally outpatient medicine.  He practices the full scope of family medicine with no OB.  His practice interests include ambulatory care, occupational medicine, and sports/musculoskeletal medicine.  He has been the team physician for Pulaski Co. High School for over 28 years.  He has a strong interest foreign volunteer medical missions.

He is married with 4 adult children. 




 

Meet the Residents






 

2018-2019 Third-Year Residents:

Punita Dhindsa, DO

Dr. Punita Dhindsa is a native of Troy, Michigan. Dr. Dhindsa completed undergraduate studies at Michigan State University in East Lansing, Michigan. She attended medical school at the University of Pikeville, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pikeville, Kentucky.

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Michael Donnelly, DO

Dr. Michael Donnelly is a native of Yorba Linda, California. Dr. Donnelly completed his undergraduate studies at the University of California in Los Angeles. He attended medical school at A.T. Still University of Health Sciences - Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kirksville, Missouri.

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Elizabeth Durham, DO

Dr. Elizabeth Durham is a native of London, Kentucky. Dr. Durham completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Louisville. She attended medical school at Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate, Tennessee.

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Lauren Ridderikhoff, DO

Dr. Lauren Ridderikhoff is a native of Frankfort, Kentucky. Dr. Ridderikhoff completed her undergraduate studies at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina. She attended medical school at the University of Pikeville, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pikeville, Kentucky.

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Tina Scoggins, DO

Dr. Tina Scoggins is a native of Idaho Falls, Idaho. Dr. Scoggins completed her undergraduate studies at the University of California in Berkeley. She attended medical school at Rocky Vista University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Parker, Colorado.

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2018-2019 Second-Year Residents:

Alexandria Coutts, DO

Dr. Alexandria Coutts is a native of Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Coutts completed undergraduate studies at the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky. She attended medical school at the University of Pikeville, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pikeville, Kentucky.

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Michael Lynch, III, DO

Dr. Michael Lynch is a native of Louisville, Kentucky. Dr. Lynch completed his undergraduate studies at Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee. He attended medical school at Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopatchi Medicine.

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Travis Massengale, DO

Dr. Travis Massengale is a native of Monticello, Kentucky. Dr. Massengale completed his undergraduate studies at Eastern Kentucky University. He attended medical school at Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate, Tennessee.

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Laura Pedersen, DO

Dr. Laura Pedersen is a native of Maryville, Tennessee. Dr. Pedersen completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She attended medical school at Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine in Harrogate, Tennessee.

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2018-2019 First-Year Residents:

Rich Atkinson, DO

Dr. Rich Atkinson is a native of Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Dr. Atkinson completed undergraduate studies at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale. He attended medical school at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine of Midwestern University in Downers Grove, Illinois.

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Nicholas Fugate, DO

Dr. Nicholas Fugate is a native of Pineville, Kentucky. Dr. Fugate completed his undergraduate studies at the Lincoln Memorial University in Herrogate, Tennessee. He attended medical school at Lincoln Memorial University - DeBusk College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Jeanette Girard, DO

Dr. Jeanette Girard is from Portage, Michigan. Dr. Girard completed her undergraduate studies Michigan State University in East Lansing. She attended medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine in East Lansing.

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Meghan Neireiter, DO

Dr. Meghan Neireiter is a native of St. Joe, Indiana. Dr. Neireiter completed her undergraduate studies at the University of Indianapolis. She attended medical school at Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine in Indianapolis, Indiana.

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Mark "Ansel" Peacock, DO

Dr. Mark "Ansel" Peacock was born in Okinawa, Japan and raised in Mooresville, North Carolina. Dr. Peacock completed his undergraduate studies at Lees-McRae College in Banner Elk, North Carolina. He attended medical school at the University of Pikeville - Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine in Pikeville, Kentucky.

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