Dr. Carol Cottrill, a pediatric cardiologist, rolled down the hall in her office on Nicholasville Road. Cottrill has treated children with heart problems for 43. At age 77, she gets around in a wheelchair because of arthritis, but she plans to see patients as long as she can. Some of her patients see her even after they are no longer children.
Dr. Carol Cottrill, a pediatric cardiologist, rolled down the hall in her office on Nicholasville Road. Cottrill has treated children with heart problems for 43. At age 77, she gets around in a wheelchair because of arthritis, but she plans to see patients as long as she can. Some of her patients see her even after they are no longer children. Herald-Leader
Dr. Carol Cottrill, a pediatric cardiologist, rolled down the hall in her office on Nicholasville Road. Cottrill has treated children with heart problems for 43. At age 77, she gets around in a wheelchair because of arthritis, but she plans to see patients as long as she can. Some of her patients see her even after they are no longer children. Herald-Leader

At 77, UK doc still helping little ones with broken hearts

August 06, 2014 10:51 AM

UPDATED August 07, 2014 03:24 PM

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