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Well-known Cancer Care Physician to Retire - Archived


Bardstown, Ky. (April 1, 2014)—Joseph Lanzillo, M.D., a noted radiation oncologist who has practiced for more than 30 years, will retire in mid April.  A Bardstown resident, Dr. Lanzillo has practiced at Flaget Memorial Hospital, part of KentuckyOne Health, since 2010. 


Dr. Lanzillo earned his medical degree from the University of Florida and completed his residency in radiation oncology at Thomas Jefferson University in Philadelphia. In 2013, he was named Man of the Year by the Bardstown-Nelson County Chamber of Commerce.


“We are so grateful for Dr. Lanzillo’s service to our community and our patients,” said Sue Downs, president, Flaget Memorial Hospital. “ We wish him well in his retirement.”


Dr. Lanzillo’s last day to see patients will be April 17, 2014.  Jacqueline Matar, M.D. and Richard C. Matter, M.D. with Saint Joseph Radiation Oncology will continue to care for Dr. Lanzillo’s patients through KentuckyOne Health Cancer Care at Flaget Memorial Hospital. 


“Dr. Matar and Dr. Matter are highly skilled in their field and we know they will make the transition of care easy for Dr. Lanzillo’s patients,” Downs said.


About KentuckyOne Health
KentuckyOne Health was formed when two major Kentucky health care organizations came together in early 2012. KentuckyOne Health combines the Jewish and Catholic heritages of the two former systems – Jewish Hospital & St. Mary’s HealthCare and Saint Joseph Health System. In late 2012, the organization formed a partnership with the University of Louisville Hospital | James Graham Brown Cancer Center.  The nonprofit system is committed to improving the health of Kentuckians by integrating medical research, education, technology and health care services wherever patients receive care. KentuckyOne Health has more than 200 locations including hospitals, physician groups, clinics, primary care centers, specialty institutes and home health agencies across the state of Kentucky and southern Indiana. KentuckyOne Health is the largest health system in Kentucky.




Publish date: 

Tuesday, April 01, 2014