Emily Worthington is a seasoned healthcare professional with particular expertise in Osteopathic Medicine. With over 11 years of experience in the healthcare sector, the acclaimed osteopathic specialist has built an impressive reputation, providing the utmost best in patient services and care.
Having discovered her passion for working as a hospitalist early on, Dr. Worthington has excelled in her educational field, gaining a range of impressive degrees and certifications. Having gained her bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas, she went on to achieve her DO in Osteopathic Medicine from Kansas City University, demonstrating her outstanding commitment to her work. The physician also completed her residency in Family Medicine at the Research Medical Center and has a MO State Medical License as well as being receiving certification from the American Board of Family Medicine. Dr. Worthington graduated in 2006 and is honoured to have been a published student – on the topic of Vagus Nerve Stimulators. Since graduating, the medical expert has excelled in her career.
In addition to her exceptional education, the renowned doctor of osteopathic medicine stays up to date with the field through her association with key professional bodies. Dr. Worthington is associated with The American Medical Association, The American Association of Family Physicians and The Medical Executive Committee for St.Luke’s, allowing her to consistently build her medical knowledge. Moreover, the doctor of osteopathic medicine is committed to helping others and maintains links with charitable organisations, including Big Brothers and Big Sisters and Donations to Needy Organisations.
Dr. Worthington has worked in her current role at Saint Luke’s Health System for over 7 years. Saint Luke’s Health System includes 10 hospitals and campuses across the Kansas City region and operates across home care, hospice care, behavioral health care and multiple physician practices. Saint Luke’s offers the region’s longest continuously operating adult heart transplant program, and one of the nation’s top 20 cardiology and heart surgery programs at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute. Saint Luke’s also provides treatment for complex brain and spinal cord diseases and has the nation’s leading stroke reversal program dedicated to preventing and treating stroke at Saint Luke’s Marion Bloch Neuroscience Institute. Additionally, Saint Luke’s has the region’s only treatment center for advanced breast cancer, the Koontz Center for Advanced Breast Cancer at Saint Luke’s Cancer Institute, and liver and kidney transplantation programs.
Within this role, key services include Brain and Spine, Diabetes and Endocrinology, Heart and Vascular, Home Care and Hospice, Cancer Care, Liver Disease Management, Convenient Care, Maternity & Neonatal, Rehabilitation, Transplant Programs, Weight Loss Surgery, and Women’s Services. Dr. Worthington’s day to day responsibilities includes clinical duties as a Hospitalist in adult medicine, primary care and work within the ICU.
The professional’s goals within the next 5 years include staying busy with her family as well as excelling her medical career and consistently strengthening her role as Vice Chair of the Department of Medicine.
Outside of her renowned medical career, Dr. Worthington enjoys watching sports – in particular, the Jay Hawks and Kansas City Royals.
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Physician at Saint Luke’s Health System
- Saint Luke’s Health System includes 10 hospitals and campuses across the Kansas City region, home care and hospice, behavioral health care, dozens of physician practices, and more.
- Saint Luke’s offers the region’s longest continuously operating adult heart transplant program, and one of the nation’s top 20 cardiology and heart surgery programs, at Saint Luke’s Mid America Heart Institute.
- The American Medical Association
- The American Association of Family Physicians
- The Medical Executive Committee for St. Luke’s