Anita Cornett, MD

Anita Cornett, MD

Addiction Medicine

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Anita Cornett, MD, loves her longtime career as an internist and addiction specialist in southeastern Kentucky because she gets to care for the total well-being of her patients. She sees adult patients to those late in life at her successful outpatient clinic and as chief medical officer and chief hospitalist at AdventHealth in Manchester.

Dr. Cornett is passionate about caring for each patient's physical, mental and spiritual health. It's her goal for you to leave her practice feeling known, cared for and that you matter regardless of your life circumstances.

Dr. Cornett graduated from the University of Kentucky College of Medicine in her home state and completed her residency in internal medicine at William Beaumont Hospital in Michigan. She held fellowships at the CTI Physician Leadership Institute, American College of Physicians and the American Society of Addiction Medicine. Dr. Cornett has consistently received professional recognition and held numerous leadership positions during her over 30-year career.

Dr. Cornett leads an active life outside of her profession with a wide variety of personal interests. She enjoys reading, gardening, playing the piano, traveling and spending time with family. She has been married to her husband, Brad, for more than 30 years. They have two children and two grandchildren.

Personal Interests

Reading, gardening, piano music, playing with grandchildren, travel.

Care Philosophy

Dr. Anita Cornett and her multidisciplinary team are dedicated to your overall physical, mental and spiritual health. They will work collaboratively with you to achieve your treatment goals and will be your prayer partner, too.

Dr. Cornett wants you to know that you're genuinely loved. Your presence in this world matters, regardless of your background or history.

Awards & Recognitions
Fellow of the American College of Physicians
Fellow of the American Society of Addiction Medicine
Areas Served
Manchester, KY
Languages Spoken

University of Kentucky College of Medicine


Internal Medicine at William Beaumont Hospital


CTI Physician Leadership Institute at AdventHealth

Medical Organization Memberships and Committees

American College of Physicians, American Society of Addiction Medicine, Society of Post Acute and Long Term Care, Society of Hospital Medicine, Medical Directorship Landmark of Laurel Creek, Medical Directorship Hyden Health and Rehab, Medical Directorship Jackson Manor, Medical Directorship Volunteers of America Freedom House, Chief Medical Officer AdventHealth Manchester, Chief Hospitalist AdventHealth Manchester

Board Certification

Addiction Medicine: American Board of Addiction Medicine

Ages Accepted

Insurances accepted by Anita Cornett, MD


The list below is for reference purposes only and is subject to change. Please check with your health plan to confirm that this doctor is included before scheduling an appointment.

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  • Aetna Better Health-KY Medicaid
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Federal Black Lung Benefits
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicaid-KY
  • Medicaid-KY Passport HP
  • Railroad Medicare-Palmetto
  • Self-Pay
  • United Healthcare
  • United Healthcare Community Plan of KY
  • Wellcare of KY