Dr. Hunter Kirkland, MD

Dr. Hunter Kirkland, MD

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Cardiothoracic Surgery  ·  
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48 y/o
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Dr. Hunter Kirkland, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Austin, TX and has been practicing for 15 years. He specializes in cardiothoracic surgery, cardiac surgery, and more.

Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons

1010 W 40th St

Austin, TX 78756
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Insurance Accepted

  • 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

Learn about Dr. Kirkland

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Top Care Areas

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

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
normal
more than 56% of peers
Heart Surgery
normal
more than 47% of peers
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
normal
more than 45% of peers

Dr. Kirkland's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kirkland "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."

3  Specialties

  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

3  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*

27  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • 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
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Septal Defect

26  Procedures

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

4.9
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kirkland to family and friends
7 total reviews (1 has a comment)

Likelihood to Recommend (7)

  • 5
    (6)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (0)

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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