Michael E. Sekela, MD, FACS

  • Surgical Director, Heart Transplant
  • Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery
4.88 out of 5


Faculty Rank

  • Professor of Surgery
  • fixes empty view field issue
    Thoughts on being patient centered.

Training & Education


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


Baylor College of Medicine, Houston


Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Kentucky

Certifications and Special Training

American Board of Thoracic Surgery

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4.88 out of 5
5 Reviews

The star rating is a calculation based on feedback from our patients using our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Learn more about our survey process. Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.

  • Patient Review

    Very personable young man.

    Patient Review

    Both Dr. Miller and Sekela are great.

    Patient Review

    The doctor was very informative and listened to our questions

    Patient Review

    I really can't say enough This was my first appointment and hospital stay at u. K I have shared the experience with everyone I have come into contact with .We don't live In Lexington , however I know we will need to come back for future visits as my surgery Was more than serious .I cannot thank the doctors, nurses,, surgeons and everyone who cared for me !!Thank u doesn't seem to b enough!But they all know who they rIt takes or took many professionals to care for meA real team !'I just can't say enough Just glad I'm alive

    Patient Review

    Dr Sekela was wonderful. He always takes the time to discuss my condition and reassure me that everything is going well. See him in 2 years!