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Dr. Purnell Kirkland, MD

Rheumatology ·  Male · Age 73

Dr. Kirkland

Dr. Purnell Kirkland, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Inglewood, CA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1978 and specializes in rheumatology.


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(310) 672-8921

Dr. Kirkland accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for California
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Dr. Kirkland's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Bursitis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirkland treats Bursitis more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Kirkland treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Hip Bursitis
  • Subacromial Bursitis
  • Trochanteric Bursitis
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirkland treats Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis) more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Kirkland treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Fibromyalgia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kirkland treats Fibromyalgia more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Kirkland treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia

Dr. Kirkland's conditions and procedures:

  • Achilles Tendinitis
  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS)
  • Arthritis
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Behçet's Disease
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Classic Polyarteritis Nodosa
  • Cryoglobulinemia
  • Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dermatomyositis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hepatitis B - Immune Response
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lupus
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polymyalgia Rheumatica (PMR)
  • Polymyositis
  • Psoriatic Arthritis
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Raynaud's Disease
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylosis
  • Steroid Injection
  • Still's Disease
  • Systemic Sclerosis
  • Systemic Vasculitis
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vasculitis
  • Wegener's Granulomatosis

About Me

Biography

Dr. Purnell Kirkland, MD is a rheumatology specialist in Inglewood, CA and has been practicing for 41 years. He graduated from Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School in 1978 and specializes in rheumatology.

Specialties

  • Rheumatology

Education

Lac Usc Medical Center
Residency Hospital
1978
Umdnj--Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
Medical School
1978

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Dr. Kirkland's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kirkland

2.3

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5 Stars
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1 Star
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(13)

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They really take good care of their patients. I had a reaction to a medication. I called them and they had me come back to the office. I was given a antidote and monitored. The wait can be long, as they have many patients. Dr. Purcell takes the time to examining and answer any questions. Staff is...Read More
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Kirkland's office has no consideration for their patients. My wife is there right now and she has been waiting for two hours and they still cannot let her know when they will see her. The first time I called they hung up on me. When I called back, they told me they did not hang up on me, they...Read More
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I wouldn't recommend. Horrible three time and never again!
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The wait times are long sometimes. But Dr Kirkland is very attentive and a good listener. He is very honest. My injections by him are not too painful.
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It's the most poor service ever had. i have to go because my insurance not cover other Rheumatologist have to wait for 6 to 8 hour to see him. and only he see me 1 minute. Service to poo,r always full there are no empty space.. ..no parking.. or if you need you have to pay.. I do NOT recomed ...Read More
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