Dr. John Kirk, MD

Dr. John Kirk, MD

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Ophthalmology  ·  
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58 y/o
(19)

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Dr. John Kirk, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Loveland, CO and has been practicing for 27 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Kirk Eye Center

3650 E 15th St

Loveland, CO 80538
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado
  • Medicaid
  • MultiPlan
  • PacifiCare Health Systems
  • Spectera
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare
  • WellCare
  • WellPoint

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Top Care Areas

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

Keratitis
very high
more than 99% of peers
Eye Infections
very high
more than 99% of peers
Drusen
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Kirk'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.

Dr. Kirk's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kirk "Dr. Kirk is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist and has practiced in Loveland since 1991. He is one of Northern Colorado’s most experienced surgeons. His expertise includes state-of-the-art surgery for cataract, glaucoma, and eyelid problems as well as medical care for macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, glaucoma and other conditions. A native of Estes Park, Dr. Kirk enjoys backpacking, hiking and other outdoor activities."

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Kirk "Kirk Eye Center Mission statement: The mission of Kirk Eye Center is to provide general and specialized eye care for patients of all ages. We are recognized as innovators and leaders in ophthalmology and the wider medical community. We will invest wisely in the future of our practice so that we will remain in the forefront of the profession. We will provide increasing types and depth of service to a growing number of patients in Northern Colorado. We will strive to understand our patients' needs"

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

87  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Cataract, Crystalline Aculeiform or Frosted
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinitis
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Eye Disease
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Diseases Related to Congenital Cataract
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esophoria
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eye Injuries
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Inflammation
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma 1, Open Angle, C
  • Headache
  • Heterophoria
  • Hypertropia
  • Hyphema
  • Hypopyon
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Wrong Power Intraocular Lens

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23  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Cornea Transplant
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Drainage of Conjunctival Cyst
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Laser Surgery
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Paracentesis
  • Relaxing Incisions, Corneal
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Repair of Eye Laceration
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Laser Surgery
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

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

  • University of Colorado At Denver
    Medical School | Graduated 1986
  • University Ariz
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1986
  • University Colo
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1991
  • Bethesda Eye Inst/st Louis University
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Kirk does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Kirk and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Kirk's Reviews

4.2
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kirk to family and friends
19 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (2)

Dr. Kirk's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes
Dr. Kirk Says:
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It is our practice policy that no patient leaves our office without getting the care and attention that they need. We would like to offer you a no charge visit with Dr. Kirk, so that he can respond to all of your questions and concerns. We do want to apologize that you did not get what you needed at your last visit. Please call to make that appointment at your convenience.

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Patient Comments (4)

I recommend Doctor Kirk for any eye care and especially cataract treatment. He is comprehensive and takes the time to address and answer all your concerns. His staff is top notch and extremely responsive. Their prices for service and glasses are very reasonable. I have emergency concerns prior to...more
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Removed a cataract. Everything went well.
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Dr. Kirk has been my eye doctor for years. He always takes the time to answer all my questions, he explains issues to me, and has an outstanding set of staffers. I particularly liked the internal organization during a recent cataract surgery. Everyone was clear in their explanations and answers...more
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Dr. Kirk takes time with his patients. He explains your particular situation and allows you to express your concerns in detail and then answers with clarity. I never feel rushed when I'm with Dr. Kirk and he always explains what he's going to do during the eye examination. I'll be getting my...more
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