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Orthopedic Hand Surgery | Female

Resugens Orthopaedics 5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 900 Atlanta GA 30342 Get Directions

Care Philosophy

Personalized care for problems of the hand and wrist by an experienced and caring surgeon.

Biography

Dr. D Kirkpatrick, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Atlanta, GA. She is 62 years old and has been practicing for 37 years. Dr. Kirkpatrick is affiliated with Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital and Northside Hospital.

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Dr. Kirkpatrick's Performance
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  • Answers Questions
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    10 to 15 minutes
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Dr. Kirkpatrick's Care Philosophy

Personalized care for problems of the hand and wrist by an experienced and caring surgeon.

Dr. Kirkpatrick's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Hand Surgery
  •  Board certified in Hand Surgery and Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • Who's Who Among Students in America Universities and Colleges, 1980
    • Member, American Medical Association's Ad hoc Committee on Women in Medicine
    • Delegate, American Medical Student Association National Meetings, 1978
    • Recipient, Barrett Scholarship for Academic Achievement, 1980
    • Visiting Student, University Frauenklinik, Innsbruck, Austria, 1980
    • President, Resurgens Orthopaedics, 2002
    • President, Sophomore Class, 1978
    • Department of Surgery Honors Award, 1978
    • Alternate Trustee, Region 4, American Medical Student Association, 1978
    • Department of Medicine Honors Award, 1978
    • Department of OB/GYN Honors Award, 1979
    • Student Representative, American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, 1979
    • President, Freshman Class, 1977
    • Outstandiing Female Graduate Award, American Medical Women's Association, 1980
    • Department of Surgery Morgan Williams Award for Outstanding Student in Surgery, 1979
    • Co-President Resurgens Orthopaedics, 2010
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  • Hand Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bone Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gout
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Limb Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Spine Disorders
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Louisville School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1980

  • Internship Hospital
    Jackson Memorial Hospital, University Of Miami

    Completed in 1981

  • Residency Hospital
    University Of Louisville

    Completed in 1985

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Christine Kleinert Fellow In Hand Surgery, University Of Louisville School Of Medicine

    Completed in 1986

  • Undergraduate School
    University Of Kentucky

    Graduated in 1976

  • Other Education
    Grady Hospital, Clinical Instructor

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Arm Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery, Endoscopic
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Fracture Care
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Joint Drainage
  • Neuroplasty
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Wrist Fusion