Dr. Alex Kirby, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 55
  
Dr. Kirby
Accepting new patients

Carolinaeast Heart Center

1001 NEWMAN RD New Bern, NC 28562

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(252) 635-6777

Dr. Alex Kirby, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in New Bern, NC and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Kirby has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, Interventional Cardiology, and Cardiac Care than other specialists in his area. He graduated from East Carolina Univ medical school in 1996. He is affiliated with CarolinaEast Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Kirby to book an appointment.


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Dr. Kirby accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for North Carolina
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Kirby

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Kirby treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Kirby treats other conditions, please contact the office at (252) 635-6777.

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 77% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 8 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Atrial Fibrillation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirby treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Kirby treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Arrhythmias
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirby treats Arrhythmias more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Kirby treats this condition more than 93% of their peers

Aortic Valve Disease
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirby treats Aortic Valve Disease more than 89% of their peers

Dr. Kirby treats this condition more than 89% of their peers

Interventional Cardiology

Interventional cardiologists specialize in catheter-based treatment of heart diseases through procedures such as cardiac catheterization, impella devices, and stent placement.Compare with other Interventional Cardiology specialists.

Typically treats 74% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirby performs Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography) more than 97% of their peers

Dr. Kirby performs this procedure more than 97% of their peers

Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirby performs Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent more than 52% of their peers

Dr. Kirby performs this procedure more than 52% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 75% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 19 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirby treats Heart Disease more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Kirby treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirby treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Kirby treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Cardiomyopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirby treats Cardiomyopathy more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Kirby treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Electrophysiology

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Electrophysiology specialists.

Typically treats 60% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 4 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirby performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 93% of their peers

Dr. Kirby performs this procedure more than 93% of their peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirby performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 78% of their peers

Dr. Kirby performs this procedure more than 78% of their peers

Cardioversion, Elective
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirby performs Cardioversion, Elective more than 70% of their peers

Dr. Kirby performs this procedure more than 70% of their peers

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Dr. Kirby's conditions and procedures:

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Aneurysm
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Dissection
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Impella Device
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Patent Ductus Arteriosus
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure

Dr. Kirby's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kirby

5.0

Based on 7 ratings

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Dr. Kirby is extremely personable, professional and spends quality time with me during my visits. It is truly a pleasure having Dr. Kirby as my cardiologist.
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Zeb Whitehurst – Jan 28, 2020
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Outstanding cardiologist. Prefers his patients use layman terms. Use pee instead of urine, once in a while instead of episodic, Norvasc instead of amlodipine besylate
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Biography

Dr. Alex Kirby, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in New Bern, NC and has over 24 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Kirby has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Interventional Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Interventional Cardiology

Education

Good Samaritan Reg Med Center
Residency Hospital
1996
East Carolina Univ
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Carolinaeast Heart Center

Carolinaeast Heart Center1001 NEWMAN RD New Bern, NC 28562
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CarolinaEast Medical Center

New Bern, NC

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2019)
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