About Dr. David L Kirlin MD

Dr. David L Kirlin, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Lawrenceburg, IN, with another office in Blue Ash, OH. He has 47 years of experience. His specialties include Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology. Dr. Kirlin is affiliated with St Elizabeth Boardman Health Center, St Luke Hospital West and Fort Hamilton Hospital. He speaks English.

Dr. Kirlin has received 2 awards.

Rating Overview

10 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. David L Kirlin is Great. Dr. David L Kirlin has been rated by 10 patients. From those 10 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. David L Kirlin is 4.2 of 5.0 stars.


Dr. David L Kirlin has 2 locations

606 Wilson Creek Rd Ste 130
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
4350 Malsbary Rd Ste 100
Blue Ash, OH 45242

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Dr. David L Kirlin has the following 2 specialties

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. David L Kirlin has the following 4 expertise

  • Metastasis
  • Cancerous Tumor
  • Chemotherapy
  • Cancer

Board Certifications

Dr. David L Kirlin is Board Certified in 2 specialties

See the board certifications this doctor has received. Board certifications provide confidence that this doctor meets the nationally recognized standards for education, knowledge and experience.


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Very good doctor

This doctor takes his time with you explains everything that is going on in your body does not rush and will answer any questions

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Highly recommended

Very nice man, very personable. He spent as much time as needed to explain and help figure things out for the patient.

Wait time
10 minutes
Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
Appropriate Follow-up
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Five Stars

i think dr. kirlin is a good doctor.

Wait time
10 minutes
Easy Appointment
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Extremely Disappointed

First appointment with Dr. Kirlin was good. He spent nearly an hour explaining the type of cancer my husband was diagnosed with and then what stage he may be in. Stage unknown at time of appointment. We were given a detailed printout about his type of cancer and recommended treatment options based on the thought he was Stage 1. We were to read it and come back with questions and thoughts on what treatment option or path we wanted to take. The next appointment we were prepared with questions and my husband's preferred treatment path. Dr. Kirlin probably didn't spend more than 5 minutes with us though we were in the exam room for about 45 minutes watching him bound back and forth down the hallway. He was waiting for a fax with my husband's CT scan results. His nurse tried to get him to see the other patient waiting while we were waiting on the fax, but he said no, he will take too long. I need to spend more time with him. Okay, this other guy may have a more serious diagnosis, but when your husband has cancer he is just as important as the other guy. Finally, he dismissed us, told us to schedule a chemo appointment without any instructions on preparation and another 30 minute appointment with him right before his FIRST chemo treatment. Sorry, chemo is a serious thing. Sure that was my husband's treatment choice, but he still had questions he needed answered. How about explaining the risks, benefits, etc? Also, Dr. Kirlin had a female with him that he brought in the exam room with us that we can only assume was either a student, intern or resident. She was not introduced, nor did he as permission for her to sit in on our appointment. I guess since he did not actually spend much time with us it didn't matter what she heard or saw. We are extremely disappointed, especially since the first visit was so good.

Wait time
15.0 minutes
Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
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Five Stars

he is great

Easy Appointment
Friendly Staff
Accurate Diagnosis
Bedside Manner
Spends Time with Me
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  • Awards

    2 Awards

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2008, 2009, 2010, 2011)

    Patients' Choice recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients. The honor is bestowed to physicians who have received near perfect scores, as voted by patients.

  • Compassionate Doctor Recognition

    Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2011)

    Compassionate Doctor certification is granted to physicians who treat their patients with the utmost kindness. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and bedside manner scores.

  • Hospital Affiliations

    Dr. Kirlin is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).

  • Education

    47 Years Experience

  • University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1971

  • University Of Cincinnati Medical Center


  • Dr. David L Kirlin Accepts the Following Insurance

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Access PPO
    • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois
  • Centene
    • Ambetter from MHS HIX
  • Cigna
    • CIGNA Open Access Plus
  • Coventry Health Care
    • Coventry HealthAmerica PPO
  • HealthSpan
    • HealthSpan Access PPO
  • Humana
    • Humana Choice POS
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Humana Preferred PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
    • MMOH SuperMed POS Select
    • MMOH SuperMed PPO Plus
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO
    • PHCS PPO
  • United Healthcare
    • UHC Choice Plus POS
    • UHC Navigate HMO
    • UHC Navigate POS
    • UHC Options PPO

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