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Dr. Jordan D. Miller is a thoracic surgeon and member of the Lung and Thoracic Cancer Team at the University of Kentucky’s UK Markey Cancer Center. He specializes in treating patients with lung cancer, esophageal cancer, malignant pleural mesothelioma, and other conditions, using a variety of high-level techniques including minimally invasive surgery and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery.
Dr. Miller performs a wide range of procedures in caring for patients, including advanced endoscopy, metastatectomy, mediastinal mass resection, and thymectomy to diagnose conditions and improve his patients’ outcomes and quality of life. In speaking of the care he provides at the University of Kentucky Health Care, Dr. Miller says, “I think it’s important to treat all patients like they’re individuals. And even though we are able to take care of very sick patients, we’re able to individualize the care, and I think that’s one of the most important things about modern medicine – is not to treat all disease processes the same, but really tailor it to the disease process, as well as the patient.”
Education and Career
After Dr. Miller earned a bachelor of science degree in Biology from Juniata College, he attended Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, then completed an internship and residency in General Surgery at Memorial Hospital in York, Pennsylvania. He followed this education with fellowships in Cardiothoracic Surgery and in Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery at Brigham and Women’s Hospital at the Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Miller is certified by the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery and the American Osteopathic Board of Thoracic Surgery. After completing his fellowship at Brigham and Women’s he moved on to membership at University of Kentucky’s Markey Cancer Center, where he is also an Associate Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery.
Dr. Miller is a member of the American Osteopathic Association, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, and the Cardiothoracic Surgery Network.Get Your FREE Mesothelioma Packet
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