Dr. Joanne Kirby, MD

Dr. Joanne Kirby, MD

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Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Female  ·  
59 y/o
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Dr. Joanne Kirby, MD is a pulmonologist in Chicago, IL and has been practicing for 27 years. She specializes in pulmonary disease, critical care medicine, and more.

Northwestern Medical Group

259 E Erie St Ste 2330

Chicago, IL 60611
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Beech Street (Multiplan)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • HealthLink
  • HFN
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • Tricare
  • UniCare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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Thrombosis
high
more than 89% of peers
Emphysema
high
more than 87% of peers
COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
high
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Kirby'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

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4  Specialties

  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Internal Medicine
  • Sleep Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*
  • Pulmonary Disease
    Accredited by: American Board of Internal Medicine*

34  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Illinois.

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

  • Rutgers University / New Brunswick Campus
    Medical School | Graduated 1985
  • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1988
  • University of Illinois College of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kirby has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kirby's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kirby

2.5

Based on 31 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
58.064516129032256%
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Dr. Kirby is awesome, she listens and let you explain what’s bothering you and why you need her assistance. She evaluates your medical history with you and sincerely cares about your well being. I am going to recommend her services to all my family and friends.
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LaTonya Z. in Chicago, IL – May 23, 2018
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Do not waste your time and money seeing this "physician." She was rude, dismissive, spent less than 5 minutes in the room with me, and told me my worries about having torn my knee for a 6th time (I have had 5 major surgeries on my knee) were not valid, as she felt nothing was wrong with it. She...Read More
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Chicago – Feb 03, 2018
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She always takes time to listen to any concerns I may have.
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Marianne Hyde in Chicago, IL – Dec 06, 2016
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She is extremely rude and seems unconcerned about patient care. She prescribes medication and then forgets what prescriptions she prescribes. Every visit, she seemed rushed and lacked overall attention to detail and concern. I would not recommend this physician to anyone. I woyld truly question her...Read More
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Jane in Chicago – Feb 13, 2016
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Extremely negligent and does not appear to care about her patients. Contacted multiple times without reply. When asked for assistance and resources for our elderly family member, her reply was that's not possible and she cannot be saved. We are a family who works in health care and know this to be...Read More
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Hudsonville, MI – Jan 07, 2016
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