Dr. Kenneth T. Kirton Jr, MD

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Specializes in Hospice & Palliative Medicine • Male • Age 54

307 E State St
Marion, SD 57043
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Hospital Quality

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Freeman Medical Center
510 East 8th Street
Freeman, SD 57029

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307 E State St
Marion, SD 57043
RURAL MEDICAL CLINIC
RURAL MEDICAL CLINIC
804 S Walnut St
Freeman, SD 57029
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    Dr. Kirton Jr's Experience

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    Specialties

    • Hospice & Palliative Medicine

    Board Certifications

    • Family Practice, 2006
    • Hospice Care and Palliative Medicine, 2008
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University of South Dakota
    Graduated in 1989

    Residency Hospital

    St Lukes Methodist Hospital
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Kirton Jr & Staff

    • English
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    9 Facts About Hospital Quality

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    Dr. Kirton Jr's Hospital Quality

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    Healthgrades Hospital Quality Ratings

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    Appointments & Offices

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    Is Dr. Kirton Jr accepting new patients?

    • Yes.

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    Office Locations

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    307 E State St
    Marion, SD 57043
    (605) 648-3559 (Office)
    (605) 648-3561 (Fax)
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    RURAL MEDICAL CLINIC
    804 S Walnut St
    Freeman, SD 57029
    (605) 925-4219 (Office)
    (605) 925-4220 (Fax)
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