Jonathan Kiev, MD — President of AOK Innovations Inc.
A cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Lexington, Kentucky, Jonathan Kiev, MD, has more than 30 years of experience in the medical and surgical field. He holds a medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine and completed a general surgery internship at St. Barnabas Medical Center, as well as a general surgery residency at Hahnemann University Hospital in Pennsylvania. Additionally, Jonathan Kiev, MD, completed several fellowships in cardiothoracic surgery, minimally invasive thoracic surgery, and advanced thoracic surgery.
An attending thoracic surgeon at Saint Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky, since 2020, Dr. Kiev specializes in minimally invasive surgery and thoracic oncology. He balances his surgical responsibilities with his role as president of AOK Innovations Inc., a medical device company that has patented quick-access devices for use by first responders and healthcare teams in operating rooms.
Board certified in general and cardiothoracic surgery, Dr. Jonathan Kiev is a former member of the Society of American Gastroenterological Surgeons and the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons. In 2005 he received the Hume-Miller Annual Paper Award from the Virginia Surgical Society. When he is not working, he enjoys flying and teaching student helicopter pilots.