Dr. Levester Kirksey, MD

Dr. Levester Kirksey, MD

Vascular SurgeryMaleAge 55

Vascular Surgery

Dr. Levester Kirksey, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Kirksey has extensive experience in Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, Peripheral Vascular Disease, and Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy. He is affiliated with Cleveland Clinic. His office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments.

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Cleveland Clinic Main Campus

Cleveland Clinic Main Campus9500 Euclid Ave Cleveland, OH 44195
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Dr.Kirksey listened to my symptoms ,he diagnosed, treated me for peripheral artery disease when other doctors in my area thought it was my back.Dr.Kirksey and all the staff are wonderful ! I am so grateful that they helped me.
What went well
  • Appointment scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Wait times
  • Appointment wasn't rushed
  • Listened & answered questions
  • Explained conditions well
  • Trusted the provider's decisions
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Crissy Owsley – Dec 24, 2020
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Traveled many hours to get there. He doesn’t even make eye contact. Spent less than 5 minutes in my room. He won’t look at other testing relies solely on his ultrasound only. Many doctors have confirmed my diagnosis but he discredited them all and wouldn’t look at my reports or imaging brought from home. Highly dissatisfied!!!
What went well
  • Office environment
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  • Staff wasn't friendly
  • Appointment was rushed
  • Didn't listen or answer questions
  • Didn't explain conditions well
  • Didn't trust the provider's decisions
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Frequently Treated by Dr. Kirksey

Based on treatment records, we have identified the following as areas of care that Dr. Kirksey treats more often than their peers. If you are unsure whether Dr. Kirksey treats other conditions, please contact the office at (216) 444-4508.

Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection

Aortic aneurym or dissection specialists diagnose and treat abnormal bulges or tears in the wall of the aorta, which are life-threatening and require immediate surgery.Compare with other Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection specialists.

Dr. Kirksey is experienced in the area of Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

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Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Dissection
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
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High
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Very High
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Peripheral Vascular Disease

Peripheral vascular disorder specialists diagnose and treat narrowing or blockages in the blood vessels outside the heart, most commonly caused by atherosclerosis, a buildup of plague inside the blood vessel wall.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Disease specialists.

Dr. Kirksey is experienced in the area of Peripheral Vascular Disease. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 24 conditions and procedures

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Dr. Kirksey
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Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
Iliac Aneurysm
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
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High
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Very High
Frequency

Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy

Carotid artery disease specialists diagnose and treat blockages in the main blood vessels to the brain caused by build-up of plaque. One treatment option is carotid endartectomy, in which surgeons remove the clogged lining of the carotid arteries.Compare with other Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy specialists.

Dr. Kirksey is experienced in the area of Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

Based on claims data for 3 conditions and procedures

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Carotid Artery Disease
Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
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High
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Peripheral Vascular Procedures

Peripheral vascular disorder is diagnosed through a variety of procedures, including angiogram, ankle-brachial index and Doppler ultrasound. Surgical treatments include bypass graft surgery, balloon angioplasty, and stent.Compare with other Peripheral Vascular Procedures specialists.

Dr. Kirksey is experienced in the area of Peripheral Vascular Procedures. See the graph below to learn more about his experience.

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Treatments
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Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
Peripheral Artery Catheterization
Peripheral Artery Bypass
Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
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High
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Dr. Kirksey's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm (AAA)
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Aneurysm
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Repair, Open or Repair of Arterial Aneurysm, Open
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Fistula Repair
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Atherosclerosis
  • Atherosclerosis of Aorta
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carotid Endarterectomy (CEA) or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • Coarctation of the Aorta
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Embolism
  • Endovascular Repair of Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Endovascular Repair of Aorta
  • Iliac Aneurysm
  • Laparotomy
  • Lymphedema
  • Median Arcuate Ligament Syndrome (MALS)
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Artery Bypass
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phlebitis and Thrombophlebitis
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Renal Artery Arteriosclerotic Disease
  • Revision of Arteriovenous Shunt for Renal Dialysis
  • Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Spider Veins
  • Thoracic Outlet Syndrome
  • Thoracoabdominal Aortic Aneurysm
  • Thromboendarterectomy or Excision of Infected Graft
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Varicose Vein Procedure
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Duplex Ultrasonography and Plethysmography
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
  • Venous Compression
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Venous Sclerotherapy

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Levester Kirksey, MD is a Vascular Surgery Specialist in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Kirksey has extensive experience in Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, Peripheral...Read more

Specialties

  • Vascular Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

Newark Beth Israel Med Center
Fellowship Hospital
1999
Graduate Hospital
Residency Hospital
1995
Graduate Hospital
Internship Hospital

Awards

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I make an appointment with Dr. Levester Kirksey, MD?

Call (216) 353-0291 to make an appointment as a new patient. Click here for more information.

Does Dr. Levester Kirksey, MD offer telehealth services?

Dr. Kirksey has indicated that they offer telehealth. Contact the office to check for eligibility for your needs.

Is Dr. Levester Kirksey, MD accepting new patients?

Dr. Levester Kirksey, MD generally accepts new patients on Healthgrades. You can see Dr. Kirksey's profile to make an appointment.

Does Dr. Levester Kirksey, MD accept my insurance?

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What are Dr. Levester Kirksey, MD's top areas of care?

Dr. Kirksey frequently treats Aortic Aneurysm or Dissection, Peripheral Vascular Disease, and Carotid Artery Disease or Carotid Endarterectomy. See all practice areas where Dr. Kirksey specializes.

Where is Dr. Levester Kirksey, MD's office located?

Dr. Kirksey's office is located at 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195. Find other locations and directions on Healthgrades.

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Cleveland Clinic

Cleveland, OH

85% Patients that would definitely recommend, 15% higher than the national average

12 Awards Received

Award Highlight: Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2021)