Dr. Kenneth Kirkwood, MD

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Dr. Kenneth Kirkwood, MD

Dr. Kenneth Kirkwood, MD is a family medicine doctor who practices in Gig Harbor, WA. He is 65 years old and has been practicing for 39 years. Dr. Kirkwood is affiliated with MultiCare Allenmore Hospital and MultiCare Tacoma General Hospital.

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    Dr. Kirkwood's Reviews

    Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kirkwood to family and friends
    3.4
    based on 5 total reviews (2 with comments)
    Dr. Kirkwood's Performance
    • Trustworthiness
      VERY GOOD
    • Explains condition(s) well
      VERY GOOD
    • Answers Questions
      VERY GOOD
    • Time well spent
      VERY GOOD
    Office & Staff Performance
    • Scheduling
      EXCELLENT
    • Office environment
      EXCELLENT
    • Staff friendliness
      VERY GOOD
    • Average wait time
      10 to 15 minutes
    Patient Comments (2)
    in Gig Harbor, WA |
    Dr. Ken Kirwood, treated me for fractured forearm, x rays & evaluated me & found I had no bone displacement, He put me into a long arm splint, & said you do not need surgery, he was sending me home to heal 6-8 weeks. Then disaster happened! he said lets be safe & send you to ortho doc in our group, I wish I had never done so. I was referred to A Dr. Mason Platt, who found same diagnosis & proceeded to bent my arm W/Out Warning me & caused multiple displaced bones, & Surgery 11 screws, now bad
    in Gig Harbor, WA |
    Mr. Kirkwood was not thorough or professional, and his demeanor was patronizing and dismissive. I went in at the direction of my employer due to persistent cough and chest congestion. I decided to get checked because three of the five people in my family had suffered pneumonia as the result of a particularly virulent, antibiotic-resistant bug. Mr. Kirkwood did not order a chest x-ray, and took on an attitude of indulgent condescension, leaving me with the feeling I had wasted my time.
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    Dr. Kirkwood's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Family Medicine
    •  Board certified in Family Practice
    •  Malpractice claims in Washington not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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      • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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    • Family Practice

    Conditions Treated

    • Allergies
    • Asthma
    • Emphysema
    • Hypertension
    • Infectious Diseases
    • Injuries
    • Pneumonia

    Education

    • Medical School
      Mount Sinai School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1978

    • Internship Hospital
      Uc Davis Med Ctr
    • Residency Hospital
      Uc Davis Med Ctr
      Uc Irvine-San Bernadino Co
    • Undergraduate School
      University Of Wa

      Graduated in 1974

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Professional Affiliations

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    Specialties

    • Family Medicine

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess Incision and Drainage
    • Biopsy
    • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
    • Immunization
    • Mole Removal
    • Pap Smear
    • Pelvic Exams
    • Physical Examination
    • Skin Biopsy
    • Urinalysis
    • Vaccination
    • Wart Removal