Thank you for selecting Taylor Rural Health for your health care needs. On behalf of the entire staff, we are delighted that you have placed your confidence in us.
Owned by Taylor Regional Hospital since 2010, this primary care practice is located at 805 Burkesville Street in Columbia, Kentucky. Our spacious facility, formerly Aaron Rural Health, is equipped to meet the primary care needs of this community with 3 providers: an MD and two nurse practitioners. Laboratory and x-ray services are available for diagnostic evaluations. The operations are in compliance with the Joint Commission for Accreditation of Hospitals.
Hours of operation Monday through Friday 8:30 am till 5:00 pm. (Central)
|Phone number 270-384-1110
Fax phone 270-384-4241
Walk-ins are welcome, however appointments are recommended to help minimize your waiting time.
If your condition requires immediate attention, we will make every effort to meet your needs.
Please try to be on time for your appointment and let us know when you cannot keep an appointment so that others can be scheduled in your place.
When you come for your visit please bring your current medicines in their prescription bottles.
Taylor rural Health offers a variety of services for your occupational health care needs, including pre-employment physicals, drug screens, care of injuries, etc. Please call us so that we can customize a program to meet your specific requirements.
If you need to talk to a provider, please make non-emergency calls during regular office hours when your records are available. The receptions will take some preliminary information and let you know when to expect a return call. If you need a prescription refill, please call your pharmacy to send us a fax request 2-3 days before you need the medicine.
After Hours Emergencies:
We have providers on call for telephone consultation 24 hours a day. Call the office number and listen for the number to call to reach them. Should you require hospital admission it will be arranged at local hospital of your choice.
In an emergency, if you do not have time to call a provider, go to the nearest emergency room, or you can call 9-1-1 for emergency assistance.
Confidentiality of Medical Records:
All of your medical records and any information you give any staff member is confidential. Information about you or your medical history will not be released unless we have written authorization from you to do so.
Paying your bill:
Payment for services is expected at the time care is received. We accept cash, check, and Visa or MasterCard. A listing of our fees is available for your review. You may also be billed separately for professional services relating to your care, such as laboratory tests, pathology services (i.e. pap smears, biopsies, etc.) and radiologist services.
Filing Insurance claims: Our office will gladly file insurance claims for you. Any overpayment will be reimbursed to you.
Should you prefer to file your own insurance claim, you may do so with the itemized bill provided. Please understand that coverage varies significantly among the many insurance carriers, therefore, it is your responsibility to thoroughly understand the coverage and exceptions of your particular policy.
Please notify our front office staff of any changes in your insurance coverage or changes in your address and/or telephone number.
Taylor Rural Health is a participating provider with Medicare and Medicaid. Most insurance plans are accepted.
Laboratory services offered
Patricia Holt is the full time laboratory supervisor and technician who works closely with Taylor Regional Hospital laboratory officers to keep the equipment and testing procedures operating by approved standards. Cindy Hardy and Tracy Hadley work part time in the lab. Stacey Perkins works full time as clerk and radiology technician. Tests done in house include Complete blood count, Basic metabolic panel, prothrombin time and INR, Urinalysis, Strep Screen, Mono Spot, serum pregnancy, Flu screening, sedimentation rate, urine micro albumin, and fecal occult blood. 12 lead EKG is available. Radiology is available for plain films of chest, abdomen back and extremities with interpretation of every study by radiologist.
Martha Seeley MD
Graduate of Loma Linda University School of Medicine in Loma Linda California 1975
General Practitioner has been with the Taylor Rural Health since May 2012.
Enjoys flower gardening, blueberry growing, entertaining grandchildren
Diane Thiery ARNP
Graduate of Purdue University, Hammond, Indiana in 1976
Nurse practitioner with Taylor Rural Health since 1988
Enjoys camping, traveling, spending time with children and grandchildren
Dennis Wooley APRN, MSN
Nurse practitioner with Taylor Rural Health since 2003
Graduate of Spalding University, Louisville, KY 2003 is now a doctoral student in nursing at University of Southern Indiana to prepare for a Doctor of Nursing Practice degree. Enjoys MOVIES – all kinds
Nursing staff include 4 LPN’s and a CNA who assist with patient triage, injections for medicines, immunizations and allergy shots. They do diabetes teaching and dressing changes They staff the phones to answer questions and schedule referrals to other facilities.
To better serve our community, Taylor Regional Hospital arranges for specialists to see patients at Taylor Rural Health.
Catharine Feese, MD MPH OB/GYN
Graduate of St. George’s University School of Medicine in St. George’s, West Indies 2008 and Good Samaritan/Bethesda North Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio 2012. Dr. Feese is familiar with our local area. Her husband, Dr. Jacob Feese, is from Adair County and their home is in Columbia. They have three children.
In addition to seeing patients at Taylor Regional Physicians for Women’s main office in Campbellsville, she has a satellite clinic at Taylor Rural Health in Columbia two and one half days per week.
Preventative health screenings: Ask your provider what screenings are appropriate for you.
Screenings for detection of disease are recommended including:
Pap smear – women ages 21 to 65 that have a cervix, annually
Mammogram – women age 50 to 69 every 1-2 years, age 40+ if family history breast cancer
Colonoscopy – all over 50 once, then every 10 years unless pathology found
Bone Density – all women over 65, over 60 if at increased risk
Blood Pressure – all over 15, recommended level for treatment; greater than 140/90
Vision – all diabetics yearly, all elderly persons – refer to optometrist for <20/40 Snellen
Lipids – all with hypertension or diabetes, all men >35, women>45
Complete Blood Count and Comprehensive Metabolic Panel – yearly, all over 40
Diabetes – family members of diabetics, hypertension, obesity, high cholesterol
Tobacco – ask every using patient, every visit, support decisions to quit
Alcohol – ask every patient, advise no use by pregnant women, and discourage inappropriate use by all
Vitamin D – all over 70 and younger persons at risk – dark skinned, indoor lifestyle, bone pain from RA, fibromyalgia, osteoporosis, depression, chronic use steroids, diabetes, obesity, heart or kidney disease