Dr. Emma J. Birks, MD

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Dr. Emma J. Birks, MD

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Cardiology | Female

UofL Physicians - Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine 201 Abraham Flexner Way Ste 1001, Louisville, KY 40202 Get Directions
(502) 587-2883

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based on 2 total surveys (2 with reviews)
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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in Louisville KY |
Dr. Birks is very thorough, attentive and focuses her full attention on you as her patient. She goes above and beyond to help improve your health and quality of life. I highly recommend Dr. Birks to anyone with heart issues. I've been going to Dr. Birks for 5 years due to congestive heart failure.
in Benton, KY |
WONDERFUL our family needed a miracle. Dr. Birks and her team as well as others were amazing in the care and explanation of every detail. They never lost hope and tried till they succeeded! I recommend her to everyone!
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Specialties

  • Cardiology

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenitally Corrected Transposition of the Great Arteries (CCTGA)
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripartum Cardiomyopathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Impella Device
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Thoracentesis

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Education

  • Medical School
    Royal Free Hospital School Of Medicine-University Of London

    Graduated in 1992

  • Internship Hospital
    Basildon Hospital Nethermayne
  • Residency Hospital
    Harefield Hospital

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiology
  • No board certification on record with Healthgrades
  • Malpractice claims in Kentucky not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Birks' Office & Staff

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Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
10 – 15 minutes

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Dr. Birks' Care Philosophy

At University of Louisville Physicians, we serve our patients and their families with compassionate, personalized attention and are dedicated to providing the most innovative, advanced health care in the region.