Our Board

 The Christine M. Kleinert Institute is governed by a Board of Directors made up of individuals from the local community and physicians, all of whom donate their time to oversee the Institute.

Tuna Ozyurekoglu, M.D.

Dr. Ozyruekoglu, or Dr. Tuna as his patients call him,  serves as President of the Board of Directors.
He is also the Curriculum Director of morning conference series for our fellows and a dedicated teacher.

Kleinert Kutz

Tuna Özyurekoglu, MD

Joseph E Kutz, M.D.

Emeritus President of the Board of Directors. 

Kleinert Kutz Doctors/N.P.'s Portraits

Joseph E. Kutz, MD, FACS

Michelle Palazzo, MD

Dr. Palazzo is currently the CMKI Hand Surgery Fellowship Program Director.


Michelle Palazzo, MD

Jeff Kosse
Fifth Third Bank

Elkin Galvis, MD

Dr. Galvis instructs our fellows at the University of Louisville Hospital.

Galvis ID photo

Elkin Galvis, MD

Michael Kleinert
 Stites & Harbison


Jeffrey Yunkin, MD

KentuckyOne Health
Anesthesiology Medical Director

Allan B. Morris
President and CEO, Burdorf Interiors

Allan Parnell
Mister P Express Inc