Dr. Hunter Kirkland, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 47
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Dr. Hunter Kirkland, MD
Dr. Hunter Kirkland, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery doctor who practices in Austin, TX. He is 47 years old and has been practicing for 19 years. Dr. Kirkland is affiliated with University Medical Center at Brackenridge, Seton Medical Center Austin, Seton Medical Center Williamson, Seton Medical Center Hays, The Hospital at Westlake Medical Center, St. David's South Austin Medical Center, St. David's North Austin Medical Center, St. David's Medical Center and Heart Hospital of Austin.

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons (CTVS)

1010 W 40th St

Austin, TX 78756

Contact Information

(512) 459-8753

Dr. Hunter Kirkland, MD

Dr. Hunter Kirkland, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Admar
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Health Advantage
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MultiPlan
  • 4 More

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Kirkland is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He specializes in adult cardiac and thoracic surgery including ventricular assist device therapy and heart transplantation. He currently serves as the Director of Cardiac Services at Seton Medical Center Hays. Dr. Kirkland is an active member of the American College of Surgeons, AMA, Denton A. Cooley Cardiovascular Surgical Society, Houston Surgical Society, TMA, and TCMS.
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Dr. Kirkland's Experience

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Dr. Kirkland's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Board certified in General Surgery, Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
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Board Certifications

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

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Arrhythmias
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Excessive Sweating
  • Heart Disease
  • Lung Cancer
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Septal Defect
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Procedures

  • Ablation for Treatment of Cardiac Arrhythmias
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Heart Defect Repair
  • Heart Surgery
  • Heart Transplant
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Ventricular Assist Device
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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 Texas At Austin
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1992
  • University Of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio
    Medical School | Graduated 1998
  • Greenville Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1999
  • Greenville Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
  • Texas Heart Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kirkland has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kirkland's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kirkland to family and friends
4.9
based on 7 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Kirkland'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
    Under 10 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Excellent surgeon, no problems with a quaff bypass. Follow up was great. I would recommend him to anyone.
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Dr. Kirkland accepts 18 insurance carriers
  • Admar
    Admar PPO
  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Medicare Blue PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
    Blue Choice
  • Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP)
  • Cigna
    Choice Fund
    Choice Fund PPO
    Cigna EPO
    Cigna Healthcare of Texas HMO
    Cigna Healthcare of Texas POS
    Cigna Healthcare of Texas PPO
    Cigna Network
    Commercial EPO
    Commercial HMO
    Commercial PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna HMO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna POS
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Indemnity EPO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Network Open Access
    Open Access
    Open Access Plus
    Open Access Plus PPO
    Select Network HMO
    Select Network POS
    Select Network PPO
  • Coventry Health Care
    Coventry Health America PPO
    Coventry Health and Life Insurance Co
    Coventry Health and Life Insurance Co HMO
    Coventry Health Care HMO
    Coventry Health Care POS
    Coventry Health Care PPO
    Group Plan PPO
    Open Access HMO
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) EPO
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) HMO
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Health Advantage
    Health Advantage PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care
    Choice Care HMO
    Choice Care Network PPO
    Choice Care PPO
    Choice PPO
    Freedom
    Freedom HMO
    Freedom PPO
    Gold
    Gold Choice
    Humana EPO
    Humana HMO
    Humana POS
    Humana PPO
    Medicare Advantage HMO
    Tricare
  • Medicaid
    Managed Care
    Medicaid Assignment
    Medicaid HMO
  • Medicare
    Medicare Advantage PFFS
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network POS
    PHCS Network PPO
    PHCS Open Access PPO
  • Private HealthCare Systems
  • Texas True Choice
    Texas True Choice PPO
  • Tricare
    Prime
    Standard
    TriCare for Life
    Tricare South
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice HMO
    Choice Plus POS
    Navigate HMO
    Navigate POS
    Options PPO
    Select HMO
    Select Plus HMO
    United Healthcare EPO
    United Healthcare POS

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Hospitals where Dr. Kirkland has admitting privileges

Heart Hospital of Austin
3801 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78756
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Seton Medical Center Austin
1201 W 38th St
Austin, TX 78705
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Seton Medical Center Hays
6001 Kyle Pkwy
Kyle, TX 78640
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Seton Medical Center Williamson
201 Seton Pkwy
Round Rock, TX 78665
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St. David's Medical Center
919 E 32nd St
Austin, TX 78705
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St. David's North Austin Medical Center
12221 North Mopac Expressway
Austin, TX 78758
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St. David's South Austin Medical Center
901 W Ben White Blvd
Austin, TX 78704
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The Hospital at Westlake Medical Center
5656 Bee Caves Rd
West Lake Hills, TX 78746
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University Medical Center at Brackenridge
601 E 15th St
Austin, TX 78701
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