Dr. Delores Kirkpatrick, MD

Dr. Delores Kirkpatrick, MD

Orthopedic Hand Surgery  |  
Female  |  
Age 63
(18)
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Dr. Delores Kirkpatrick, MD is an orthopedic hand surgery doctor who practices in Atlanta, GA. She is 63 years old and has been practicing for 32 years.Read her story

5671 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd Ste 900

Atlanta, GA 30342

Contact Information

(404) 847-9999

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • National Elevator
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Osteoarthritis of Hands
very high
more than 99% of peers
Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
very high
more than 98% of peers
Hand Conditions
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Kirkpatrick's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kirkpatrick "Dr. Kay Kirkpatrick, Emeritus, was co-President of Resurgens Orthopaedics for many years and served as a hand surgeon in the St. Josephs and Roswell locations. She will be doing work for surgery groups in Georgia, will be spending time with other pursuits and lobbying for patient safety issues in surgery, especially improving teamwork and communication. She continues to do pet therapy with her Goldendoodle as well as trying to improve her golf game."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kirkpatrick "Personalized care for problems of the hand and wrist by an experienced and caring surgeon."
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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Hand Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • Hand Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture
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Procedures

  • 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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Georgia.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University of Kentucky
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1976
  • University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Jackson Memorial Hospital, University of Miami
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • University of Louisville
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985
  • Christine Kleinert Fellow in Hand Surgery, University of Louisville School of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Grady Hospital, Clinical Instructor
    Other Education | Completed

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
Media & Publications

Dr. Kirkpatrick has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kirkpatrick's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kirkpatrick to family and friends
4.8
based on 18 total reviews (1 with a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (17)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Kirkpatrick's Performance

Trustworthiness
EXCELLENT
Explains condition(s) well
EXCELLENT
Answers Questions
EXCELLENT
Time well spent
EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Alpharetta, GA |
She is very friendly, professional, AND knowledgeable.
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Dr. Kirkpatrick accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia
  • Cigna
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan
  • National Elevator
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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Hospitals where Dr. Kirkpatrick has admitting privileges

Emory Saint Joseph's Hospital
5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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Northside Hospital
1000 Johnson Ferry Rd
Atlanta, GA 30342
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