Timothy W. Mullett, MD, FACS

Clinical interests

  • End-Stage Lung Disease
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mediastinal Tumors
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Pulmonary Metastases


Lane W. Adams Quality of Life Award, 2017, American Cancer Society (ACS)

Timothy W. Mullett, MD, FACS


My name is Timothy Mullett; I received my medical degree from the University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville. I completed a fellowship at the University of Florida Medical Center, Gainesville.

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

Personal statement

Early detection is very important in treating lung cancer. This is a disease that we're not just going to accept. It's a disease that we're going to take head-on. In 2012, I was diagnosed with cancer. Prior to this, the process of going through examinations and treatment was something that I had only seen in my patients. This made me fully understand the distress that patients experience and helped me to become a better doctor.

Faculty rank

Professor of Surgery


University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville

University of Florida Medical Center, Gainesville

University of Florida Medical Center, Gainesville

Certifications or Special training
American Board of Surgery
American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Lung Cancer

Multidisciplinary Clinic

Markey Cancer Center
Whitney-Hendrickson Building
First Floor
800 Rose St.
Lexington KY 40536-0098

This is a clinic of the University of Kentucky Hospital, also known as UK Albert B. Chandler Hospital. Read more »

Call 859-257-4488
Call 866-340-4488

A parking lot for Markey Cancer Center patients is located near the Whitney-Hendrickson Building, accessible via Hospital Drive.

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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

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

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

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Insurance information

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  1. Hance JM, Martin JT, Mullett TW. Endobronchial Valves in the Treatment of Persistent Air Leaks. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Nov;100(5):1780-5; discussion 1785-6.
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  2. Martin JT, Mahan AL, Ferraris VA, Saha SP, Mullett TW, Zwischenberger JB, Tzeng CW. Identifying Esophagectomy Patients at Risk for Predischarge Versus Postdischarge Venous Thromboembolism. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Sep;100(3):932-8; discussion 938.
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  3. Saha SP, Kalathiya RJ, Davenport DL, Ferraris VA, Mullett TW, Zwischenberger JB. Survival after Pneumonectomy for Stage III Non-small Cell Lung Cancer. Oman Med J. 2014 Jan;29(1):24-7.
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  4. Hayes D, Hatton KW, Feola DJ, Murphy BS, Mullett TW. Airway dehiscence after lung transplantation in a patient with cystic fibrosis. Respir Care. 2010 Dec; 55(12):1746-50. PMID: 21122182.
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  5. Lemon SJ, Hatton KW, Ramaiah C, Mullett TW, Reda H, Flynn JD. Evaluation of atrial arrhythmias following noncardiac thoracic surgery. Int Surg. 2010 Jul-Sep; 95(3):205-9. PMID: 21066997.
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  6. Hayes D, Murphy BS, Mullett TW, Feola DJ. Aerosolized vancomycin for the treatment of MRSA after lung transplantation. Respirology. 2010 Jan; 15(1):184-6. PMID: 19895389.
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  7. Elola-Olaso AM, Mullett TW, Gagliardi RJ. Epiphrenic diverticulum: robotic-assisted transhiatal approach. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2009 Oct; 19(5):e184-8. PMID: 19851249.
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  8. LeClaire AC, Mullett TW, Jahania MS, Flynn JD. Methemoglobinemia secondary to topical benzocaine use in a lung transplant patient. Ann Pharmacother. 2005 Feb; 39(2):373-6. PMID: 15644466.
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  9. Flynn JD, Akers WS, Jones M, Stevkovic N, Waid T, Mullett T, Jahania S. Treatment of respiratory syncytial virus pneumonia in a lung transplant recipient: case report and review of the literature. Pharmacotherapy. 2004 Jul; 24(7):932-8. PMID: 15303457.
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  10. Bernard AC, Mullett TW. Mediastinal granuloma complicating histoplasmosis. J Ky Med Assoc. 2003 Jan; 101(1):12-4. PMID: 12593185.
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  11. Jahania MS, Mullett TW, Sanchez JA, Narayan P, Lasley RD, Mentzer RM. Acute allograft failure in thoracic organ transplantation. J Card Surg. 2000 Mar-Apr; 15(2):122-8. PMID: 11221970.
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