Dr. James Kirby, MD

Dr. James Kirby, MD

Cardiac Surgery | Male | 62 years old

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 believe in the value of life-long partnerships between patients, families, and providers in order to deliver you compassionate healthcare, closer to home.Read more

Cardiovascular Surgery of Brazos Valley
2700 E 29th St Ste 240
Bryan, TX 77802 Get Directions
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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 believe in the value of life-long partnerships between patients, families, and providers in order to deliver you compassionate healthcare, closer to home.Read more

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Dr. Kirby's 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 believe in the value of life-long partnerships between patients, families, and providers in order to deliver you compassionate healthcare, closer to home.

Dr. Kirby's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Cardiac Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery and Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm of Heart
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Abdominal
  • Aortic Aneurysm, Familial Thoracic
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Empyema
  • Endocarditis
  • Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Femoral Aneurysm
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Heart Disease
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Neoplasms, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Malignant
  • Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Pleura Cancer
  • Pleural Cancer
  • Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
  • Popliteal Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Aneurysm
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Embolism
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Ruptured Aneurysm
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Suprarenal Aneurysm
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Texas Medical Branch At Galveston

    Graduated in 1977

  • Internship Hospital
    Bexar County Hospital

    Completed in 1978

  • Residency Hospital
    Bexar County Hospital

    Completed in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Cardiac Surgery
  • Adult Cardiac Surgery
  • Cardiothoracic Surgery
  • Cardiovascular Surgery
  • Endovascular Surgery
  • Peripheral Vascular Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery
  • Thoracoabdominal Surgery
  • Vascular Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • Angiography
  • Angioplasty
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Aortic Valve Replacement
  • Aortic Valve Surgery
  • Arterial Doppler Ultrasound
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Imaging
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Carotid Surgery
  • Carotid Ultrasound
  • Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
  • Decortication and Pleurectomy
  • Dialysis Access Procedures
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Endovascular Repair of Visceral Aorta
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Heart Surgery
  • Laparotomy
  • Lobectomy, Open
  • Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Maze Procedure
  • Mitral Valve Surgery
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Thymectomy
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Segmentectomy, Open
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
  • Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Ultrasound, Abdominal Aortic
  • Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Surgical Procedure
  • Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy