Dr. James Kirby, MD

Dr. James Kirby, MD

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Cardiac Surgery  ·  
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64 y/o
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Dr. James Kirby, MD is a cardiac surgery specialist in Bryan, TX and has been practicing for 34 years. He specializes in cardiac surgery, adult cardiac surgery, and more.

Cardiovascular Surgery of Brazos Valley

2700 E 29th St Ste 240

Bryan, TX 77802
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Ambetter
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Texas
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kirby's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirby treats Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD) more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kirby treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atherosclerosis
  • Autoimmune Atherosclerosis
  • Buerger's Disease
  • Carotid Atherosclerosis
  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2
  • Coronary Atherosclerosis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirby performs Arteriovenous Fistula Repair more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Kirby performs this procedure more than 94% of his peers

Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirby performs Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open more than 90% of his peers

Dr. Kirby performs this procedure more than 90% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Repair
  • Aortic (Heart) Aneurysm Repair
  • Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair

Dr. Kirby's conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Aneurysm
Aneurysm of Heart
Angiography
Angioplasty
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal
Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Replacement
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
Atherosclerosis
Atherosclerosis of Aorta
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Benign Tumor
Cancer
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiovascular Imaging
Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
Carotid Surgery
Carotid Ultrasound
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Coronary Artery Dissection
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Dialysis Access Procedures
Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
Empyema
Endocarditis
Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Endovascular Repair of Aorta
Esophageal Cancer
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Surgery
Femoral Aneurysm
Head and Neck Cancer
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Iliac Aneurysm
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Cancer
Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Maze Procedure
Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Mitral Valve Surgery
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
Open Thymectomy
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
Pleura Cancer
Pleural Cancer
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Popliteal Aneurysm
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Ruptured Aneurysm
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Segmentectomy, Open
Septal Defect
Suprarenal Aneurysm
Thoracentesis
Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
Thrombosis
Thymomas
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
Vascular Surgical Procedure
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Venous Compression
Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
Venous Insufficiency
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Care Philosophy

CHI St. Joseph Health practitioners proudly provide personalized care at every stage of life. Our physicians and clinicians emphasize preventative medicine, tending to the physical, mental, and emotional health of our patients. We believ...

Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1984
    Bexar County Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1984
  • 1978
    Bexar County Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1978
  • 1977
    University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston
    Medical School
    1977

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Healthgrades - Vascular Surgery National Top 10%, 2010

Dr. Kirby's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kirby

4.8

Based on 8 reviews

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Dr. Kirby's Performance
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Although a good surgeon, Dr. Kirby can be very rough and lacks empathy. When we asked questions, he put his hand up and spoke to us as if he was irritated by our questions.
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Dr. Kirby, I haven't had a chance to thank you and the rest of the Bryan Hospital Staff for keeping me alive during my tragic motorcycle accident. I haven't had the pleasure of meeting you but when able to travel I will come by and shake your hand. Again, I can't thank you enough for what you did...Read More
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The most dedicated and Professional Cardiovascular Surgeon I've had the Pleasure to know, and he literally saved my life when I was facing two back to back emergencie surgeries on December 8th & 9th.,2017.
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Aetna
Choice Plus POS II
Ambetter
Superior Health Plan
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas
Blue Advantage HMO
Blue Choice
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Preferred PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

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