Dr. James Kirklin, MD

Dr. James Kirklin, MD

General Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 71
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Dr. James Kirklin, MD is a general surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1973 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

619 19th St S

Birmingham, AL 35233

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana

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Dr. Kirklin's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Septal Defect
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirklin treats Septal Defect more than 47% of his peers

Dr. Kirklin treats this condition more than 47% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Atrial Septal Defect
  • Atrial Septal Defect 1 (ASD 1)
  • Atrial Septal Defect 2 (ASD 2)
  • Atrioventricular Septal Defect (AVSD)
  • Congenital Septal Defect
  • Tetralogy of Fallot
  • Truncus Arteriosus
  • Ventricular Septal Defect
Congenital Heart Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirklin treats Congenital Heart Disease more than 25% of his peers

Dr. Kirklin treats this condition more than 25% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Adult Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congenital Aneurysms of the Great Vessels
  • Congenital Cardiovascular Malformations
  • Congenital Heart Block
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Adult
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Fetal
  • Congenital Heart Defects, Pediatric
  • Congenital Mitral Malformation
  • Congenital Mitral Stenosis
  • Congenital Septal Defect
Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirklin performs Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair more than 8% of his peers

Dr. Kirklin performs this procedure more than 8% of his peers

Dr. Kirklin's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Aortic Valve Surgery
Arrhythmias
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiac Shunting Procedures With or Without Aortic Repair or Coronary Anomaly Repair
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Disease
Heart Surgery
Impella Device
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Lung Surgery
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Surgery
Pericardial Disease
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Port Placements or Replacements
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Embolism
Pulmonary Valve Disease
Pulmonary Valve Surgery
Septal Defect
Thrombosis
Tracheal Surgery
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Vascular Disease
Ventricular Assist Device
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. James Kirklin, MD is a general surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1973 and specializes in general surgery and thoracic surgery.

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery

Education

  • 1979
    Childrens Hospital Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital
    1979
  • 1977
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1977
  • 1974
    Massachusetts General Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1974
  • 1973
    Harvard Medical School
    Medical School
    1973

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Cigna
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
Humana
Choice Care PPO