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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Kirchner is Good. Dr. Kirchner has been reviewed by 30 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 3.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 3.7
Promptness 3.5
Courteous Staff 3.7
Accurate Diagnosis 3.3
Bedside Manner 3.3
Spends Time with Me 3.2
Follows Up After Visit 3.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Kirchner, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Hip Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis

Education & Awards

Dr. Kirchner graduated from Drexel University , Philadelphia. He has 1 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2011)


Dr. Kirchner has 8 hospital affiliations:

  • Shelby Baptist Emergency Department 
  • Uab Highlands 

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Additional Information
Dr. John Shirk Kirchner MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 19 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery.
Where does Dr. John S. Kirchner practice?
Dr. John Kirchner has 4 office locations.
Dr. John Kirchner practices Orthopaedic Surgery near Birmingham, AL.
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