Dr. Richard Kirkland MD, FACS Patient Reviews

  • General Surgery Birmingham, AL

Overall Rating

3.7
  • 19 patient ratings
  • 3 comments

Last 12 months:

4.5 (+ 0.8)

19 Patient Reviews

  • Excellent
    58%
  • Great
    11%
  • Good
    5%
  • Poor
    0%
  • Bad
    26%
  • Friendly Staff
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  • Spends Time With Patients
  • Bedside Manner
  • Fair and Accurate Diagnosis
  • Easy Appointments
  • Wait Time 21.2 minutes

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4.0 of 5
September 6th, 2016
Dr. Kirkland came recommended by other clinical staff at Brookwood. For my surgery, Dr. Kirkland met or exceeded expectations with excellent care. All my questions answered. I was made aware of every step of the pre op and post op process. Wait times were minimal. Getting follow up appointments were easy.
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1.0 of 5
February 7th, 2015
Would not use again
Wait time
56 minutes
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After a recent surgical experience with Dr. Richard Kirkland, I can assure anyone reading this review that I would seek out other surgeons. He may be skilled in the OR (questionable as well) but his bedside manner is horrible. A surgery that I consulted him about and he stated I would be in the hospital for 2-3 days turned into a 2 week hospital stay. I required a second surgery and also had to spend many days in ICU. His only explanation was to quote percentages.....I was not at all prepared by Dr. Kirkland for the recovery nor the potential for so many complications. It was traumatic to say the least and 90% of that experience I blame Dr. Kirkland.
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5.0 of 5
May 1st, 2012
I recommend Dr. Rick Kirkland !
Wait time
15.0 minutes
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Spring of '10, Dr. Rick Kirkland diagnosed my having stage 2 breast cancer. Upon diagnosis, he immediately scheduled my surgeries within 3 days. He was one of the most thorough physicians, with a GREAT bedside manner, and offered as much time as I needed to discuss any questions I had. I attribute my success in getting thru this ordeal to his being so knowledgable, being so proactive, and caring so much about his patients.
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5.0 of 5
May 22nd, 2017
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5.0 of 5
June 30th, 2016
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5.0 of 5
May 10th, 2016
Easy Appointment
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5.0 of 5
January 22nd, 2016
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1.0 of 5
October 17th, 2015
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3.0 of 5
September 26th, 2015
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4.0 of 5
September 2nd, 2015
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5.0 of 5
August 4th, 2015

5.0 of 5
March 15th, 2015
Easy Appointment
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