Dr. Jon Kiev, MD, FACS
Cardiothoracic Surgeon1 St Joseph Dr, Lexington Kentucky, 40504
Dr. Jonathan Kiev is a cardiothoracic surgeon practicing in Lexington, Kentucky. Dr. Kiev specializes in surgical procedues of vital organs in the chest such as the heart, lungs, esophagus and more. As a cardiothoracic surgeon, Dr. Kiev typically treats conditions like heart disease and lung disease. This class of surgeon can also include cardiac surgeons, cardiovascular surgeons, congenital heart surgeons and general thoracic surgeons.
Education and Training
Tulane University School of Medicine medical degree 0
Princeton University Bachelor Degree 0
SurgeryAmerican Board of SurgeryABS
Thoracic SurgeryAmerican Board of Thoracic SurgeryABTS
Areas of expertise and specialization
- American College of Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons
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Get to know Thoracic Surgeon Dr. Jonathan Kiev, who serves the population of Kentucky.
As part of Saint Joseph’s Hospital in Lexington, the team of Dr. Kiev consults with medical oncologists and patients on surgical treatment options for lung cancer as well as other cancers that have spread to the lungs. Dr. Kiev will also perform surgery to treat esophageal cancer and tumors involving mediastinal structures.
Surrounding yourself with a team of doctors focused only on treating cancer allows you to explore state-of-the-art options sooner. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or are already undergoing treatment, and you’re unsure of what to do, the oncology experts at Saint Joseph’s Hospital Lexington can recommend a treatment plan that is individualized to your diagnosis and your needs—one designed to help you manage side effects and get back to your life.
Dr. Kiev earned his medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine in New Orleans. He completed a surgical internship at Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, New Jersey and a surgical residency at Hahnemann University in Philadelphia. Dr. Kiev also completed a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship at Loma Linda University Medical Center in Loma Linda, California and a minimally invasive thoracic surgery fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. Most recently he completed a fellowship in advanced thoracic surgery at Mayo Clinic.
As an avid researcher of chemotherapy resistance and sensitivity in lung tumors, Dr. Kiev has been published extensively in peer-reviewed journals such as Vascular Surgery, The American Surgeon and The Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. In addition, he contributed to the Johns Hopkins Manual of Cardiothoracic Surgery and served as a guest reviewer for The American Journal of Surgery and The American Surgeon. Dr. Kiev is also a member of numerous professional associations, including the American College of Surgeons, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons and the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
Cardiothoracic surgery is the field of medicine involved in surgical treatment of organs inside the thoracic cavity. A cardiothoracic surgeon is a medical doctor who specializes in surgical procedures of the heart, lungs, esophagus, and other organs in the chest.
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