Dr. John McKinney is a board certified cardiothoracic surgeon specializing in surgical techniques of the heart and lungs, and has developed a high interest in cutting-edge minimally invasive procedures.
After attending Miami University in Ohio, Dr. McKinney completed his medical training at The Ohio State University. He completed his general surgery training in Cincinnati, and his cardiothoracic surgical residency at the University of Louisville. Accolades from training include the John W. Price Award for undergraduate instruction while at the University of Louisville and the Resident Research Award for his work at Good Samaritan Hospital.
Dr. McKinney has subsequently added to his diverse and extensive experience following his move to his native state of Florida in 1994. In addition to serving the Brevard county community as a heart and lung surgeon, he has established himself as a leader of the medical staff at Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, where he has served as Medical Staff President, Chairman of the Department of Surgery, and Chairman of Critical Care. With a Master’s Degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas-Dallas, Dr. McKinney has extensive experience in medical organizational development and continues to utilize his skills to provide leadership to the medical community at Holmes Regional Medical Center.