Dr. Roger Humphrey is a registered physician vascular interpretator (RPVI) and was the fourth board certified phlebologist in the state of Kentucky (out of seven, currently). He is a highly experienced general surgeon with expertise in vascular surgery and the treatment of varicose and spider veins. He uses three primary methods for these treatments, including laser ablation, sclerotherapy and ambulatory phlebectomy. Dr. Humphrey supervises Surgical Specialists’ ultrasound laboratory, which is accredited by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission for Vascular Testing.
Dr. Humphrey joined Surgical Specialists (then known as Ohio Valley Surgical Specialists) in 1997 and the Owensboro Health medical group in 2013. In 2007, he was among the first physicians in the state of Kentucky to become a registered physician vascular interpreter. In addition to his general surgery practice, Dr. Humphrey reviews and interprets vascular laboratory studies for Owensboro Health. He also evaluates and treats spider and varicose veins in the practice's Laser Vein Center.
Dr. Humphrey sees patients in both Owensboro and Tell City. He also has staff privileges at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, Owensboro Surgery Center and Perry County Memorial Hospital.
"It is very satisfying to be able to use your mind to diagnose a problem and then use your hands to help someone heal into a better state of health."
“As a physician, I get a lot of satisfaction out of seeing my patients get well and get back to enjoying their lives. By studying, reading, and furthering my education on new technologies and techniques, I am better able to make that a reality for my patients.”
Dr. Humphrey is a Wichita Falls, Texas native and a second-generation physician. He and his wife Patricia have three children, Sarah, Morgan and Conner.
A patient's message
Read a message sent to Dr. Humphrey on National Doctors' Day.
"Thank you Dr. Humphrey for your caring bedside manner! You make a patient feel comfortable talking with you. You are the best!" - Sharon