Michael Bibler, D.O., joined Nebraska Heart Institute-Kearney on January 24, 2013. Dr. Bibler is a cardiothoracic surgeon who has practiced in Kearney for the past 12 years. Dr. Bibler earned his medical degree from Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine, now called A.T. Still University, in Kirksville, Mo. He completed an internship at Flint Osteopathic Hospital in Flint, Mich., and a general surgery fellowship at Genesys Regional Medical Center, an affiliate of Michigan State University, in Grand Blanc, Mich. Dr. Bibler completed a fellowship in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery at the Deborah Heart and Lung Center in Brown Mills, New Jersey. He is board certified in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery and general surgery.