Dr. Michael Tekulve, MD

Dr. Michael Tekulve, MD

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Age 42
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Dr. Michael Tekulve, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 11 years. He graduated from University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in general surgery.

1401 Harrodsburg Rd Ste B355

Lexington, KY 40504

Contact Information

(859) 276-5262

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois
  • Centene
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Tekulve performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Umbilical Hernia
very high
more than 99% of peers
Cholecystitis and Gallstones
very high
more than 97% of peers
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
very high
more than 92% of peers

Dr. Tekulve's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada

56  Conditions Treated

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44  Procedures

  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Skin Grafts
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
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Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kentucky.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of South Alabama
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1998
  • University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Kentucky Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University Of Kentucky Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2007

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Tekulve has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Tekulve's Reviews

3.4
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Tekulve to family and friends
14 total reviews (2 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (14)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Tekulve's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

Dr. Tekulve removed a lymph node from my daughter's armpit. He said the lab results would be back in about 7 days, but it is day 14 and still no lab results. The nurse in his office does not return phone calls in a timely manner. No one is giving us any information. Dr Tekulve said he thought...more
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Dr. Tekulve did a great job on my ventral hernia (with 2 additional navel hernias. His explanation of the options was complete and his suggestion to use an incision rather than arthroscopic was correct. I followed his suggested recovery plan and, was off pain meds within 60 hours and back to...more
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