Dr. John Killian, MD

Dr. John Killian, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. John Killian, MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgery doctor who practices in Birmingham, AL. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 38 years.

2660 10th Ave S Ste 107

Birmingham, AL 35205

Contact Information

(205) 933-8588

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Killian's Experience

Dr. Killian's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Fracture
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Scoliosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis


  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Joint Drainage
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Alabama.

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.


  • Univ Of Al Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1979

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Killian has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Killian's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Killian to family and friends
based on 28 total reviews (6 with comments)
Dr. Killian's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (6)
in Al |
I think he did a very good job on my daughter's scoliosis surgery. He was very nice to me at all the visits PRIOR to her surgery (I was a huge fan singing his praises to everyone!) but at the follow up to remove sutures, he was extremely rude to me! He was harsh, short, & spoke. very. slowly. with me and gave me the most hateful glare. I'll never forget the way he looked at me and how he made me feel. Very different experience post-surgery. Made me feel uneasy the whole 3 hour drive home.
in Athens, AL |
Had first consult today for our 4 year old. Doc was patient and kind. Talked to our child as well as to both parents. Made a recommendation for surgery, but had not pressure to schedule right away. We only waited in waiting room for about 10 minutes.
in Birmingham, AL |
I walked out of Dr. Killian's office in tears and APPALLED at the "care" we had just received. My 1yo was referred to Dr. Killian for a toddler fracture and not only did Dr. Killian speak to me in a rushed, frustrated, and incredibly rude manner, but he actually told my baby as he was manipulating his broken leg to prepare for casting, "Be quiet, I'm not hurting you!" PATIENT BEWARE!
Montgomery, AL |
Daughter had spinal fusion in June 2016 for her scoliosis. Dr. Killian is an amazing surgeon. It was a life changing event for my teenage daughter and I would highly recommend to this surgery and Dr. Killian to anyone.
in Oneonta, AL |
I'm shocked this man works with young children with his attitude and bedside manner. My 3 yo granddaughter saw him for a broken leg. She had an accident bathing in the sink and got the top of her cast wet. She went in a day early to have it removed. The doctor acted like it was intentional then states that since the cast is wet there's a good chance the saw will cut her. He proceeds to cut the cast off and she's hysterical thinking he's going to cut her. He needs another profession IMO!
in Gordo, AL |
He did an excellent job of repairing my daughters hip in an emergency situation. Excellent follow up visits, with cautious care and concern in returning her to her sport activity.
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Dr. Killian accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
    Dental Blue 100/200/300
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Killian has admitting privileges

St. Vincent's Birmingham
810 St. Vincent's Drive
Birmingham, AL 35205
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Children's of Alabama
1600 7th Ave S
Birmingham, AL 35233
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