Dr. Michael Sekela, MD

Dr. Michael Sekela, MD

Cardiac Surgery  |  
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Age 63
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Dr. Michael Sekela, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1981 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

740 S Limestone, Floor 3, Room L300

Lexington, KY 40536

Contact Information

(859) 323-6494

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Sagamore Health Network
  • 2 More

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Dr. Sekela's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Port Placements or Replacements
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sekela performs Port Placements or Replacements more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Sekela performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Port Removal
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sekela performs Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs) more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Sekela performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Lung Surgery
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Sekela performs Lung Surgery more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Sekela performs this procedure more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Sekela's conditions and procedures:

Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Arterial Catheterization With Robotic Assistance
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Coarctation of the Aorta
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass With Robotic Assistance
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Endocarditis
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Heart Tumors, Benign
Impella Device
Insertion of Epicardial Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Insertion of Left Ventricular Lead for Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lung Transplant
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Dissection
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Resection of Cardiac Tumor
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
Tracheal Surgery
Tricuspid Valve Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Sekela, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University in 1981 and specializes in cardiac surgery and thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1988
    University Ky
    Fellowship Hospital
    1988
  • 1986
    Baylor Affil Hosps
    Residency Hospital
    1986
  • 1981
    Albert Einstein College Of Medicine Of Yeshiva University
    Medical School
    1981

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Dr. Sekela's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Sekela

4.2

Based on 10 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
20%
(2)

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What People Say About Dr. Michael Sekela, MD
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Had surgery for Obstructive Hypertropic Cardio Myopathy in Feb.of 2015 and it went real well and am doing fine now . All in part due to God and Dr.Sekela and his team.
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Insurance accepted

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Aetna
Aetna Test HMO
Choice Plus Test POS II
Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Access Choice PPO
Blue Preferred HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) Test PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
MultiPlan
MultiPlan Test PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus Test POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
WellPoint

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