Welcome Dr. Carlos Ramirez-Icaza, Dr. Kory N. Brinker and Dr. R. Christopher Spears

LEXINGTON, KY. – 8/1/2023 – Lexington Clinic is proud to welcome three new physicians: Dr. Carlos Ramirez-Icaza, Dr. Kory N. Brinker and Dr. R. Christopher Spears.

Carlos Ramirez-Icaza, MD, is board-certified in Sleep Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine and Internal Medicine. He received his medical degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He performs bronchoscopy, thoracentesis and indwelling pleural catheter placements in addition to providing services in complete pulmonary function evaluation; including spirometry, lung volumes, diffusing capacity, arterial blood gases and pulse oximetry. His professional interests include COPD, asthma and intestinal lung disease. Dr. Icaza is fluent in English and Spanish.

Kory N. Brinker, MD, attended the University of Kentucky for both his undergraduate and graduate education, where he received his Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Biotechnologies and his Master’s in Public Health. He then attended the University of Pikeville, Kentucky College of Osteopathic Medicine for his medical training. Dr. Kory Brinker is board certified in family medicine and provides services in general family medicine, geriatric medicine, women’s, pediatrics, urgent care and preventive medicine.

Robert Christopher Spears, MD, received his medical degree from the University of Louisville. He completed a residency in Neurosurgery at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Spears provides consultation services in cranial, spinal and peripheral nerve surgery, including brain tumors, vascular lesions, spinal tumors, degenerative spinal disease, epilepsy, pituitary tumors, and compressive neuropathies. Dr. Spears’ professional interests include primary and metastatic tumors of the brain and spinal cord.

For more information about these physicians or to schedule an appointment, please visit lexingtonclinic.com or call (859) 258-4362.

About Lexington Clinic:

Lexington Clinic was founded in 1920 and is Central Kentucky’s oldest and largest group practice. Lexington Clinic has 300+ providers and serves more than 600,000 patients every year. Lexington Clinic has providers in 30 different specialties and 25+ locations throughout Central Kentucky. For more information about Lexington Clinic, please visit LexingtonClinic.com or you can follow us on Facebook.

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