65188-Joubert, Kyla

Kyla D. Joubert, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

EH 215
Indianapolis, IN


Dr. Joubert received her medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center and her master’s degree in public health from the University of Pittsburgh.

Prior to joining Indiana University, Dr. Joubert completed an Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.

Her clinical focus is in thoracic surgery and includes thoracic oncology, benign foregut conditions, and lung transplantation.

Dr. Joubert’s research focus is in lung cancer and lung transplantation. She has served as principal author or contributor to more than 12 peer-reviewed publications.

Dr. Joubert is a member of the Society of Thoracic Surgery and is Certified in Robotic Thoracic surgery through the American Society of Thoracic Surgery.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery
  • Education
    2023 RES Integrated Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
    2018 MPH University of Pittsburgh
    2013 MD Louisiana State University
    2009 BA Louisiana State University
    2007 AS Louisiana State University
  • Research
    Dr. Joubert’s research has involved various aspects of thoracic surgery. A focus has been on improving outcomes in patients undergoing lung transplantation and those requiring extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. She investigates the biology of lung cancer, including treatment modalities and patterns of recurrence. In addition, she aims to identify areas of improvement in surgical techniques for benign foregut conditions.
  • Professional Organizations
    Society of Thoracic Surgery
    The Cardiothoracic Surgery Network
    Women in Thoracic Surgery
  • Clinical Interests

    Her clinical focus is in thoracic surgery, including thoracic oncology, benign foregut conditions, and lung transplantation.

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