Dr. John Killian, MD

Dr. John Killian, MD

Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 64
Dr. John Killian, MD is a pediatric orthopedic surgery specialist in Birmingham, AL and has been practicing for 39 years. He graduated from Univ Of Al Sch Of Med in 1979 and specializes in pediatric orthopedic surgery, orthopedic surgery, and more.

2660 10th Ave S Ste 107

Birmingham, AL 35205

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Insurance Accepted

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

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Dr. Killian's Experience

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  • 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

3  Specialties

  • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Orthopedic Surgery

1  Board Certifications

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

23  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

8  Procedures

  • 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

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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

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Killian's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Killian to family and friends
31 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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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 (7)

Office and staff are EXCELLENT!!!!!
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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....more
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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.
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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...more
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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.
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