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Dr. Hunter Kirkland, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 54
Dr. Hunter Kirkland, MD
4.9 (15 Ratings)
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Dr. Hunter Kirkland, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Austin, TX.
Dr. Hunter Kirkland, MD
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Dr. Hunter Kirkland, MD

Cardiothoracic Surgery* Age 54
Austin, TX
Accepting new patients
Dr. Hunter Kirkland, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Austin, TX.

About

Dr. Hunter Kirkland, MD is a Cardiothoracic Surgery Specialist in Austin, TX. They graduated from University of Texas Health and Science Center and completed a residency at Greenville Hospital Systems. They currently practice at Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons and are affiliated with St. David's Medical Center, Heart Hospital of Austin, St. David's South Austin Medical Center and St. David's Round Rock Medical Center. At present, Dr. Kirkland received an average rating of 4.9/5 from patients and has been reviewed 15 times. Their office accepts new patients. Dr. Kirkland is board certified in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Partial Lung Collapse
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Partial Lung Collapse
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Aortic Aneurysm
Aortic Valve Disease
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Aortic Valve Surgery
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Coronary Artery Bypass Graft (CABG) Surgery
Coronary Artery Bypass with Robotic Assist
Maze Procedure
Valve Repair or Replacement (Aortic, Mitral, Tricuspid, and Pulmonary)
Adult Congenital Heart Disease
Aneurysm
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Aneurysm and Dissection of Heart
Aortic Diseases
Aortic Dissection
Aortic Ectasia
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Atrial Septal Defect
Cardiomyopathy
Coarctation of the Aorta
Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Aneurysm
Diaphragmatic and Hiatal Hernia
Endocarditis
Heart Disease
Mitral and Aortic Valve Disorder
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Noninfective Endocarditis
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Patent Foramen Ovale (PFO)
Pericardial Disease
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Pneumonitis
Ruptured Aortic Aneurysm
Septal Defect
Systolic Heart Failure
Ventricular Fibrillation
Ventricular Septal Defect
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Aortic Arch Repair
Aortic Repair
Aortic Valve Replacement
Arterial Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Esophageal Surgery
Heart Defect Repair
Heart Surgery
Heart Transplant
Heart Valvuloplasty of Mitral Valve Without Replacement
Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
Lung Surgery
Mitral Valve Prosthetic Implantation
Mitral Valve Repair
Mitral Valve Replacement
Mitral Valve Surgery
Open Thymectomy
Thoracentesis
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

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Locations

  1. 1 Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgeons
    1010 W 40TH ST, Austin, TX 78756
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00

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Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kirkland
4.9
Based on 15 Reviews
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4 Stars (1)
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Jan 18, 2024
Dr. Kirkland was nicest doctor I have ever been treated by. He is easy to talk to and he explains everything in terms I can understand.
Paul Marszal — Jan 18, 2024
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About Me

Care Philosophy
  • Dr. Kirkland is board-certified by the American Board of Surgery and the American Board of Thoracic Surgery. He specializes in adult cardiac and thoracic surgery including ventricular assist device therapy and heart transplantation. He currently serves as the Director of Cardiac Services at Seton Medical Center Hays. Dr. Kirkland is an active member of the American College of Surgeons, AMA, Denton A. Cooley Cardiovascular Surgical Society, Houston Surgical Society, TMA, and TCMS.
Care Philosophy
Biography
  • Dr. Hunter Kirkland, MD is a cardiothoracic surgery specialist in Austin, TX. He specializes in Cardiothoracic Surgery.
Biography
Specialties*
Cardiothoracic Surgery
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • University of Texas Health and Science Center
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery
Board Certifications
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A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

Residency

Residency Hospital
  • Greenville Hospital Systems
Residency Hospital

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Texas Heart Institute
Fellowship Hospital
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Frequently Asked Questions

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A list of accepted insurance providers is available on the Sharecare insurance check. It is always a good idea to verify your insurance when making an appointment.

New patients are generally accepted by Dr. Hunter Kirkland, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Kirkland's profile.

Dr. Hunter Kirkland, MD is affiliated with St. David's Medical Center, Heart Hospital of Austin, St. David's South Austin Medical Center and St. David's Round Rock Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. Hunter Kirkland, MD holds board certification in Thoracic Cardiovascular Surgery and Thoracic Surgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • St. David's Medical Center

    919 E 32nd St, Austin, TX

  • Heart Hospital of Austin

    3801 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX

  • St. David's South Austin Medical Center

    901 W Ben White Blvd, Austin, TX

  • St. David's Round Rock Medical Center

    2400 Round Rock Ave, Round Rock, TX