How Fortunate Erlanger Is

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

I applaud County Mayor Coppinger’s appointment of Dr. Phil Burns to the Erlanger Board of Trustees.  Dr. Burns contribution to the health of our community spans decades. 

As a highly respected surgeon he is known to perform procedures on both sides of the surgical table depending on the degree of difficulty. Likewise we can trust him to have a balanced and focused influence on the Board.

Dr. Burns honed his skills on the family farm in Pikeville while raising and training prize winning heifers and steers.

Everyone who has had the good fortune of knowing Dr Phil realizes that he truly cares about Erlanger and that is no bull. 

Erlanger and the community are fortunate to have a physician, teacher, husband, father, and friend that will shepherd this long standing healthcare facility to be better than ever.

Vance Travis


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