Ashtin Nix, MD

Ashtin Nix, MD

Pediatric Medicine, Pediatrics

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Biography

Ashtin Nix, MD, is a proud Kentucky native. She grew up in Jackson County and currently lives there with her husband.

Dr. Nix enjoys caring for residents around the area and, most importantly, forming lifelong relationships with the children and families she sees as a pediatrician.

She thinks caring for babies, children and families is much more than delivering medical care. It’s about listening carefully and getting to know her patients and neighbors in the community.

Her passion is caring for newborns and helping their parents establish lifelong healthy habits. She also enjoys supporting moms on their breastfeeding journey and studying lactation.

Graduating from the University of Kentucky Medical School in Lexington, Kentucky, Dr. Nix then went on to complete a residency in general pediatrics at the University of South Carolina in Greenville, South Carolina.

Since she understands the importance of habits that nurture the body, mind and spirit, she's intentional with how she spends her free time. Gardening, bird watching and baking cupcakes brings her a sense of peace and well-being.

Personal Interests

Gardening, bird watching, baking cupcakes.

Care Philosophy

The field of medicine is evolving and adapting just as quickly as children grow and change. That’s why Dr. Nix is committed to continuously advancing her understanding and knowledge when it comes to pediatrics.

She enjoys learning new things, collaborating with subject matter experts and conducting research — all so she can deliver the latest advances in evidence-based care to the children and families she sees in her office.

Awards & Recognitions
2011 to 2015 Medical Alumni Scholarship
2011 to 2015 DAE Medical Student Scholarship
2011 to 2015 Charles G and Edith J Dickerson Scholarship
2007 to 2011 University of Kentucky Singletary Scholarship
Areas Served
Manchester, KY
Languages Spoken
English
Medical School Education

University of Kentucky College of Medicine

Residencies

General Pediatrics at University of South Carolina- Greenville

Medical Organization Memberships and Committees

American Academy of Pediatrics, Kentucky American Academy of Pediatrics

Publications

Journal Club. (2016). Pediatricians' Communication About Weight With Overweight Latino Children and Their Parents.

Advocacy Project. (2016). Targeting childhood obesity particularly in the Hispanic population Modifications to recipes given to families with a traditional Latino diet.

Residency Education Monthly Morbidity and Mortality Ongoing Various subjects including: car seat safety, gang involvement risk factors, adolescent ingestions, and cochlear implant complications for the general pediatrician.

Residency Education. (2017). Morning Report on Erysipelas.

Twitty, G., Hudson, J., Boyd, J., Nix, A., Wright, R. (2017). Newborn Ballard Assessment Should No Longer Be Universal Presented to Pediatric Residency Program and South Carolina AAP meeting.

Coker, A., Nix, A. (2013). Breast cancer quality of life geographically in Kentucky.

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Ages Accepted
Newborns
Infants
Children
Adolescents
Adults

Insurances accepted by Ashtin Nix, MD

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  • AARP
  • Aetna / US Healthcare - non HMO
  • Aetna Better Health-KY Medicaid
  • AvMed
  • BCBS-KY
  • Beacon Health Options
  • Beacon Health Strategies
  • Beech Street
  • Caresource
  • Caresource KY
  • Coventry Cares of KY
  • Everence
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