Dr. Ronald Kirkwood, DO

Dr. Ronald Kirkwood, DO

Family Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
67 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Ronald Kirkwood, DO is a family medicine specialist in Deer Park, TX and has been practicing for 31 years. He specializes in family medicine.Read his story

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Dr. Kirkwood's Experience

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
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Dr. Kirkwood's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Kirkwood "Ron W. Kirkwood, DO, is a native of Pasadena and graduated from Sam Rayburn High School. After serving in the U.S. Navy as a Navy photographer, he earned his B.S. degree from Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, N.Y. He then attended medical school at North Texas State University Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine. After receiving his D.O. degree, he completed a family practice residency at Scott and White Memorial Hospital in Temple, TX. through Texas A&M University College of Medicine where he served his last year of residency as the chief resident. Dr. Ron served in the U.S. Army Reserves as a Captain in the Medical Corp. He is a Certified Medical Review Officer, a designated doctor for the state of Texas and on the approved doctor list for the Texas Department of Worker's Compensation. He is a Senior Aviation Medical Examiner performing Class I, II, and III flight physicals. He presently serves as an Associate Professor in the Family Practice Department for both The University of Texas Medical School in Houston and Baylor College of Medicine. He is affiliated with Bayshore Medical Center. Dr. Ron is married with two children. During his time off he enjoys playing golf, hunting, taking pictures and playing the guitar. Dr. Ron is also a private pilot."
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1  Specialties

  • Family Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*

263  Conditions Treated

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17  Procedures

  • Acne Surgery
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Physical Examination
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rapid Flu Test
  • Smoking Cessation Counseling
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Vaccination
  • Wellness Examination
  • X-Ray

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Texas.

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.


  • University of North Texas Ft. Worth
    Medical School | Graduated 1987
  • Scott and White Memorial Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Scott and White Memorial Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Chief of Family Practice - Bayshore Hospital, 2000
  • Chief Resident - Scott & White Memorial, 1990
Media & Publications

Dr. Kirkwood has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kirkwood's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kirkwood to family and friends
29 total reviews (15 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (29)

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  • 3
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  • 1

Dr. Kirkwood's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (15)

Always receive great care from Dr. Ron. The nurses and staff are very detail oriented. Very friendly and caring Family Medicine office. Always easy to get appointments, and the wait time at the office is always reasonable.
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I was extremely impressed with my first appointment with Dr. Kirkwood. He was assigned to me by my insurance company and I certainly got lucky with that! I arrived super early for my appointment since I was a new patient and thought I would have to wait until my actual appointment time. But to my...more
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Dr Ron Kirkwood has excellent bedside manners, very compassionate and make you feel at ease. Also he really listens which is a rarity today. So if you need a Dr who has these qualities than Dr. Ron Kirkwood would be the one.. CW
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After 30 years my clinic decided to quit seeing private patients and I had to find a new doctor and one of the nurses recommended Dr. Kirkwood. I'm really glad she did because, not only is his staff friendly, efficient and professional, he is the type of doctor that I wish I had been seeing all...more
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Dr. Ron Kirkwood is a personal friend of mine, but more than that I have always received excellent care and service at Kirkwood Family Medical in Deer Park, Tx. The staff is efficient and prompt. I use Dr. Kirkwood as my primary doctor for referrals on my Medicare Medical Plan to...more
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