Hal Skinner M.D. is a board-certified cardiologist with additional qualifications in Interventional Cardiology and over 15 years of experience practicing in Central and Eastern Kentucky. Dr. Skinner founded Lexington Heart Specialists in 2003 and the practice continues to be physician owned. Previously, Dr. Skinner practiced at Kentucky Cardiovascular Group and Cardiology Associates of Paducah.
Dr. Skinner graduated summa cum laude with degree in Biology from Murray State University, and received his medical degree with honors from the University of Louisville School of Medicine. His postgraduate training was completed in internal medicine at the University of Louisville Affiliated Hospitals, where he was a recipient of the Outstanding Senior Resident Award. To further his training, Dr. Skinner also completed a fellowship in Cardiology at the University of Kentucky Medical Center. He currently serves as the President of the Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory at Baptist Health Lexington.
Actively involved in the medical community and professional societies, Dr. Skinner is a member of several organizations, including:
- American College of Cardiology, Fellow
- Society of Cardiovascular Angiography and Intervention, Fellow
- American Society of Echocardiography, Fellow
- American Medical Association
- Kentucky Medical Association
- Lexington Medical Society
- American Heart Association
Dr. Skinner’s published work has appeared in numerous publications and research investigations throughout his experience.