Dr. Emma Birks, MD

Dr. Emma Birks, MD

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Dr. Emma Birks, MD is a cardiology specialist in Louisville, KY and has been practicing for 26 years. She graduated from Royal Free Hospital School Of Medicine-University Of London in 1992 and specializes in cardiology.

201 Abraham Flexner Way Ste 1001

Louisville, KY 40202

Contact Information

(502) 587-2883

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas


See how frequently Dr. Birks performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

more than 87% of peers
Congestive Heart Failure
more than 84% of peers
more than 82% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Birks "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."


  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

Dr. Birks does not have any board certifications listed.


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
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • 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


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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Royal Free Hospital School Of Medicine-University Of London
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Basildon Hospital Nethermayne
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Harefield Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Birks has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Birks has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Birks' Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Birks to family and friends
based on 2 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (2)

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Dr. Birks' Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (2)

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.
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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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