Dr. Michael Tekulve, MD

Dr. Michael Tekulve, MD

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Age 43
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Dr. Michael Tekulve, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 12 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

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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
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Dr. Tekulve's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Incisional Hernia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tekulve treats Incisional Hernia more than 85% of his peers

Dr. Tekulve treats this condition more than 85% of his peers

Cholecystitis and Gallstones
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tekulve treats Cholecystitis and Gallstones more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Tekulve treats this condition more than 64% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute Cholecystitis
  • Cholecystitis
  • Gallstones
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tekulve performs Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Tekulve performs this procedure more than 64% of his peers

Dr. Tekulve's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abdominal Surgery
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Aneurysm
  • Appendectomy
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendicitis
  • Benign Tumor
  • Bile Duct Procedure
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Disorders
  • Colon Polyp
  • Colon Surgery
  • Colonoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • 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
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallbladder Surgery
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gynecologic Cancer
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Colon Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyloric Stenosis
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Skin Cancer
  • Skin Grafts
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Stomach Cancer
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Tekulve, MD is a general surgery specialist in Lexington, KY and has been practicing for 12 years. He graduated from University Of South Alabama / College Of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in general surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Tekulve's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tekulve

3.4

Based on 14 reviews

5 Stars
57.142857142857146%
(8)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
0%
(0)
2 Stars
14.285714285714286%
(2)
1 Star
28.571428571428573%
(4)

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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...Read 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...Read More
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Medicaid
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Sagamore Health Network
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