Dr. Eric Kirker, MD

Dr. Eric Kirker, MD

Cardiovascular Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 43
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Dr. Eric Kirker, MD is a cardiovascular surgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 18 years. He graduated from U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci in 2000 and specializes in cardiovascular surgery and thoracic surgery.

5050 NE Hoyt St Ste 511

Portland, OR 97213

Contact Information

(503) 962-1020

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Top Care Areas

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Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Aortic Dissection
very high
more than 91% of peers
Aneurysm
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Specialties

  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Thoracic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease

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Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Thoracic Aorta
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Impella Device
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Valve Surgery
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Oregon.

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

  • U Of Buffalo SUNY Sch Of Med & Biomedical Sci
    Medical School | Graduated 2000

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kirker has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kirker's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kirker to family and friends
3.9
based on 7 total reviews (2 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

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

Dr. Kirker'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 (2)

Portland, OR |
He saved my husbands life, which earns him a 5 star rating alone, but also treated us with respect and understanding. He is well spoken, good at communication information, and very good at his job. All the staff in the hospital said we were in good hands when they heard Kirker was doing the...more
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in Lake Oswego, OR |
Dr Kirker saved my life when I should not have survived. A superb surgeon and fine man.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Kirker accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
    PHCS Network PPO
  • Regence Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Preferred Provider Network PPN

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Hospitals where Dr. Kirker has admitting privileges

Providence Portland Medical Center
4805 NE Glisan St
Portland, OR 97213
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Providence St. Vincent Medical Center
9205 SW Barnes Rd
Portland, OR 97225
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