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Edward R. Setser, MD

Thoracic & Cardiac Surgeon

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Conditions Treated Laryngeal Cancer Lung Cancer Pericardial Mesothelioma Peritoneal Mesothelioma Pleural Mesothelioma

  • Bio & Insurance Information

    Dr. Edward Setser is a cardiothoracic surgeon, currently practicing at the UK North Fork Valley Community Health Center, starting his medical career by completing the courses of the East Carolina University Medical School in 1985. With two residencies completed at the Eisenhower Army Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center, Dr. Setser is a specialist in mesothelioma, and a host of other cancers that affect the chest or thoracic area. Dr. Edward Setser was a military surgeon before starting to focus on research and studies for the above mentioned cancer types. He served in two US Army hospitals before accepting his current position in 2011 at the University of Kentucky.

  • Education & Training


    Davidson College



    East Carolina University - 1985

    Medical School


    Eisenhower Army Medical Center and Brooke Army Medical Center


  • Board Certifications

    American Board of Thoracic Surgery - Thoracic and Cardiac Surgery

  • Hospital & Practice

    UK North Fork Valley Community Health Center

    Languages: English/Spanish

    (606) 439-1559

    750 Morton Blvd

    Hazard, Kentucky 41701

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  • Publications & Memberships

    Dr. Edward R. Setser has contributed to 2 publications.

    The dangers of gathering data: surgeon-specific outcomes revisited

    . Ferraris, V. A., Ferraris, S. P., Wehner, P. S., Setser, E. R.; Int J Angiol.

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    Splenic autotransplantation: determination of the optimum amount required for maximum survival.

    Steely, W. M., Satava, R. M., Brigham, R. A., Setser, E. R., Davies, R. S.; J Surg Res.

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    American College of Phlobology

    Society of Thoracic Surgeons

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December 06, 2015

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“The Doctor was a great help telling us what the problem was and what we need to do. Since we are 3 hours away he sent us to Jackson Wy because it was closer. I really appreciate the advice since I don’t have to drive on bad roads.”