Dr. John Killian, MD
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Dr. John Killian, MD


Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery | Male

Orthopedics for Kids 2660 10th Ave S Ste 107 Birmingham, AL 35205 Get Directions


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. Dr. Killian is affiliated with Children's of Alabama and St. Vincent's Birmingham.

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    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Reviews (5)
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'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
      •  Malpractice claims in Alabama not available
      •  No sanctions found
      •  No board actions found

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
      • Foot Fracture
      • Foot Sprain
      • 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
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Scoliosis
      • Spine Deformities
      • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
      • Spondylolisthesis


      • Medical School
        Univ Of Al Sch Of Med

        Graduated in 1979

      Languages Spoken

      • English

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      • Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery
      • General Surgery
      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Surgery

      Procedures Performed

      • 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