Faculty Profile

Steven Macheers, MD

Steven K. Macheers, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine

Telephone: 404.778.7200

Email: smachee@emory.edu

Certification: American Board of Surgery, American Board of Thoracic Surgery

Year Joined Emory as a Faculty Member: 2014


Dr. Macheers is a former member of Emory Specialty Associates, and is based at Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital. Dr. Macheers has an extensive research portfolio, including studies of new valve systems for treating high risk patients with aortic stenosis, the use of wearable cardioverter defibrillators to decrease arrhythmic death for patients with a left-ventricular ejection fraction following coronary artery bypass graft surgery, and evaluation of new stents for patients with unprotected left main coronary artery disease. He received his MD from Tulane, did his general surgery residency at New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, and completed his cardiothoracic surgery residency and fellowship at Emory.


View Dr. Macheers's publications in PubMed.



  • Emory University Hospital Midtown

  • Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital


  • MD, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Class of 1985

  • General Surgery Residency, New York Hospital-Cornell Medical Center, 1985-1990

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, 1990-1992

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, 1992-1993

Current Organizational Memberships

  • American Board of Thoracic Surgery

  • American Board of Surgery

  • American College of Cardiology, Fellow

  • American College of Surgeons, Fellow

  • Chiururgio Society

  • Georgia Thoracic Society

  • Georgia State Medical Assoc., Inc.

  • Medical Association of Georgia

  • National Health Foundation, Board of Directors

  • Society of Thoracic Surgeons

Honors and Awards

  • Atlanta's Top Doctors, Atlanta Magazine, 2017, 2018, 2019

Clinical Interests

  • Advanced valvular heart disease

  • Off pump coronary artery bypass surgery

  • Transcatheter aortic valve replacement

Research Interests

  • Biomedical engineering for treatment of new valve prosthesis and techniques

  • Percutaneous and minimally invasive valve applications