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Dr. Joseph Kirkpatrick Jr, MD

Cardiology ·  Male · Age 69

Dr. Kirkpatrick Jr

Dr. Joseph Kirkpatrick Jr, MD is a cardiology specialist in Worcester, MA and has been practicing for 44 years. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in cardiology.


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(508) 852-0600

Dr. Kirkpatrick Jr accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
Tufts Health Plan
Tufts PPO

Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kirkpatrick Jr's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirkpatrick Jr treats Hyperlipidemia more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Kirkpatrick Jr treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Familial Combined Hyperlipidemia
  • Familial Hypercholesterolemia
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to Arg3500 Mutation of Apo B-100
  • Hypercholesterolemia Due to LDL Receptor Deficiency
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Dominant
  • Hypercholesterolemia, Autosomal Recessive
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirkpatrick Jr treats Heart Disease more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Kirkpatrick Jr treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirkpatrick Jr treats Coronary Artery Disease (CAD) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Kirkpatrick Jr treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Coronary Artery Calcification
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 1
  • Coronary Artery Disease, Autosomal Dominant 2

Dr. Kirkpatrick Jr's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

"Dr. Joseph Kirkpatrick has been a practicing cardiologist for more than three decades. "I finished my fellowship in cardiology at Rhode Island Hospital in 1980," he recalls. "Of course, when you study medicine, learning is a never-ending process. It...

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

Rhode Island Hospital
Fellowship Hospital
Rober Williams General Hospital
Residency Hospital
Roger Williams General Hospri
Internship Hospital
1975
Pennsylvania State University College Of Medicine
Medical School
1975

Awards

Dr. Kirkpatrick Jr's Reviews

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I have an interesting rare heart defect. Dr. Kirkpatrick took an incredible amount of time to explain to me every detail and question that I have had or could have about my issue. He was helpful, on time, smart and incredibly communicative. I am so glad that he is my doctor and in charge of my...Read More
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