- Dr. Luyen Van Cao to Join KentuckyOne Health Primary Care Associates
Dr. Luyen Van Cao to join KentuckyOne Health Primary Care Associates
Shepherdsville, KY (July 7, 2014) -- Dr. Luyen Van Cao joined KentuckyOne Health Primary Care Associates on July 1. He is fluent in Vietnamese and very active in the Vietnamese-American community.
The physician earned a B.A. in chemistry with honors from Grinnell College in Grinnell, Iowa. He received his M.D. degree from Rush Medical College in Chicago, Illinois, and completed his internship and residency in internal medicine at the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine in Columbia, Missouri.
Cao, who is board-certified in internal medicine, has worked in many areas, including private practice, as a hospitalist, as an emergency department physician, and as a senior internist for National Health Corp Physicians, where he was a proctor for medical, pharmacy and nurse practitioner students.
He has cared for patients in the office for the past 25 years, handling acute and chronic illnesses. Trained as an internist, he has always treated a wide range of patients, from toddlers to the geriatric population. Cao is familiar with the concept of the Patient-Centered Medical Home, which may improve chronic illness and cut down on the cost of medical care.
Cao is a member of the Indiana State Medical Association and board member of the Vietnamese-American Community in Louisville. His past community leadership experience has included membership on the Monitoring Committee of the Jefferson County Board of Education in Louisville from 1992-1993, and was on the board of the Americana Activity Center in 1992. He has received a Louisville Community Service Award from Mayor Jerry Abramson.
Cao will practice at KentuckyOne Health Primary Care Associates (formerly Saleem Family Medicine) on the campus of Medical Center Jewish South at 1905 Hebron Lane, Suite 103. To make an appointment, call 502-957-2084.
About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health was formed when two major Kentucky health care organizations came together in early 2012. KentuckyOne Health combines the Jewish and Catholic heritages of the two former systems – Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System. In late 2012, the organization formed a partnership with the University of Louisville Hospital | James Graham Brown Cancer Center. The nonprofit system is committed to improving the health of Kentuckians by integrating medical research, education, technology and health care services wherever patients receive care. KentuckyOne Health has more than 200 locations including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies across the state of Kentucky and southern Indiana.