Dr. Joanne Kirby, MD

Dr. Joanne Kirby, MD

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Pulmonary Disease  ·  
Female  ·  
58 y/o
(30)

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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

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

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

This content was provided by Dr. Kirby ""Better people means better experiences. Our care team is committed to delivering results that change lives." "

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

2.5
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kirby to family and friends
30 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (30)

  • 5
    (8)
  • 4
    (4)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (18)

Dr. Kirby's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    FAIR
  • Answers questions

    FAIR
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

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...more
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She always takes time to listen to any concerns I may have.
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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...more
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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...more
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