Michael E. Sekela, MD, FACS

Surgical Director, Heart Transplant

Clinical interests

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery

Michael E. Sekela, MD, FACS

Surgical Director, Heart Transplant

Biography

My name is Michael Sekela; I received my medical degree from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University Bronx, New York. I completed a fellowship in Cardiothoracic Surgery at the University of Kentucky.

I am board certified by the American Board of Thoracic Surgery.

Faculty rank

Professor of Medicine

Education

Degree
Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University Bronx, New York

Residency
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston

Fellowship
Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Kentucky, Lexington

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Cardiothoracic (CT) Surgery

Cardiothoracic Surgery Clinic

Kentucky Clinic
Third Floor, Room L300
740 S. Limestone
Lexington KY 40536-0284

Call 859-323-6494
Call 800-365-0955
Fax 859-257-9813

For heart surgery and chest surgery patients 
Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.  
Clinic times vary per physician 
After Hours contact: 859-257-1000

Amenities
Dining, Internet/Wi-Fi, Information desk, Pharmacy services, Wheelchairs

Parking is available at the Kentucky Clinic Parking Garage (PS #3).

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  1. Ferraris VA, Sekela ME.
    Missing the forest for the trees: The world around us and surgical treatment of endocarditis.
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 May 11.
  2. Villaran Y, Sekela ME, Burki NK.
    Maximal expiratory flow patterns after single-lung transplantation in patients with and without chronic airways obstruction.
    Chest. 2001 Jan;119(1):163-8.
  3. Sekela ME, Perll PD, Hatter JE, Lanzo SL, Duncan JM, Gross DR.
    Effects of donor position on harvested lung quality.
    J Surg Res. 1996 Mar;61(2):509-13.