Doctor on Call


Got health questions? We have answers. Find out how you can get medical advice from the experts. No appointment required. Dr. Ryan Stanton, an Emergency Physician will answer your questions about emergency medicine and general health concerns. Have you ever wondered when you should go to the ER? How do you treat a bug bite or rash and what spider bites should you be worried about? What should you do if you think you're having a heart attack?

Do you want to know why your weight loss efforts fail? What is the best approach to shed pounds? Dr. Julie Swindler, a Bariatrician from Medical Bariatrics of Lexington offers her advice to help you lose weight and live healthier. She’ll crack through weight loss myths and reveal habits that could sabotage your plan to slim down. If you have a question for Dr. Swindler just visit the comment section on this page.

We want to hear from you so we welcome your health questions. We will share them with Dr. Stanton and Dr. Swindler and the answers may be included in a future segment. We'll respect your privacy and won't reveal your full name on the air. For example "Beth from Lexington wants to know what's the best way to treat a burn". We'll ask Dr. Stanton about that one and get back to you. Look for answers from the doctors to these and other questions on ABC 36 News at Noon & 12:30 and right here on the ABC 36 Health page.

To submit your questions, please email the doctors at

We know your health is important to you so it's important to us at ABC 36.

    Dr. Stanton

    310 S Limestone

    Lexington, KY

    (859) 226-7000


    Dr. Swindler

    2716 Old Rosebud

    Suite #160

    Lexington, KY  40509

    (859) 263-SLIM(7546)


Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital. supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.