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About Dr. Matt L Kirkland III

Dr. Matt L Kirkland III, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Philadelphia, PA, with another office in Philadelphia, PA. He has 35 years of experience. His specialties include Bariatric Medicine. Dr. Kirkland has received 5 awards. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

19 Ratings with 5 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Matt L Kirkland III is Great. Dr. Matt L Kirkland III has been rated by 19 patients. From those 19 patients 5 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Matt L Kirkland III is 3.8 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Pennsylvania Hospital

800 Spruce St
Philadelphia, PA 19107
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J Edwin Wood Clinic

700 Spruce St Ste 304
Philadelphia, PA 19106
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Dr. Matt L Kirkland III has the following 1 specialty

  • Bariatric Medicine

    Bariatric medicine focuses on the causes, prevention and treatment of obesity. Bariatric specialists are trained in medically supervised weight loss and the management of obesity as a chronic condition. These specialists are skilled in various disciplines that help patients lose weight and obtain optimal health.
    The field encompasses dieting, exercise and behavioral therapy, anti-obesity medication, pharmacotherapy and surgery. Bariatric specialists might be from surgical backgrounds and perform obesity-related operations or they might be nutrition and hormone focused, prescribing diet and exercise plans as well as weight loss medications.
    Patients defined as obese or having unhealthy Body Mass Indices (BMI) have much greater risk of heart disease, diabetes, asthma, sleep apnea, hypertension, many types of cancer and chronic musculoskeletal problems.
    One subspecialty of bariatrics is the focus on the correlation between obesity and mortality.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Matt L Kirkland III has the following 53 expertise

  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Pneumonia
  • Skin Cancer
  • Galbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy)
  • Pheochromocytoma
  • Liver Cancer
  • Melanoma
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Abdominal Cramps
  • Adrenal Gland Diseases
  • Sleep Apnea (Sleep Apnea Syndromes)
  • Weight Loss Surgery (Bariatric Surgery)
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • Pancreas inflammation (Pancreatitis)
  • Colitis
  • Gallbladder inflammation (Cholecystitis)
  • Acid Reflux Disease (Gastroesophageal Reflux / GERD)
  • Asthma
  • Barrett Esophagus
  • Emphysema
  • Gastric Bypass (Gastrojejunostomy)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Esophageal Achalasia
  • Colectomy
  • Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Gallbladder Diseases
  • Esophagectomy
  • Ganglion Cysts
  • Esophagus Cancer (Esophogeal Neoplasm)
  • Gynecomastia
  • Cryosurgery
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Swallowing disorder (Deglutition Disorder)
  • Diverticulosis
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • Gastrointestinal Cancer
  • Colon Cancer
  • Gallstones
  • Hernia
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Allergy
  • Breast Diseases
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS)
  • Breast Cancer
  • Laparoscopic Gallbladder Surgery (Cholecystectomy)
  • Metastatic Breast Cancer
  • Sarcoidosis

Dr. Matt L Kirkland III has 0 board certified specialties

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One Star

God Aweful, full of himself and needs a reality check. A lady at 50 shouldn't need to read a (professional) Dr. On his mis handling lack of bedside manner. Please think twice before you see this hack. You'll thank me latter. God Bless you silly fools to see him.

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this man saved my life he is the best. he is caring, skilled, professional.i truly cant say enough good things about him. trust in him hes great

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Great Doctor

I saw a review on this site that suggested Dr. Kirkland was unprofessional, so when I was matched with him based on my needs and availability, I was a bit concerned. While he has yet to perform my surgery, the visit I had to discuss my surgery proved him to be the best doctor I have seen for my ongoing issue. I have seen 2 E.R. doctors, my primary care physician, and another surgeon. Dr. Kirkland was the first to sit down with me and actually tell me what was happening inside my body, what needed to be done, and why it couldn't be avoided. I am still scared to be operated on, but I feel much better after having met with his doctor.

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I was referred to Dr. Kirkland due to colon blockage, he didn't read the information the referring physician or I provided to his staff, didn't even introduce himself or even know my name. He commanded me to stand up, pummeled my stomach for a few seconds which left me gasping and said there was nothing he could do and I should go back to my referring physician for more tests. I timed him and he was with me for 3 minutes and 49 seconds because I was warned before hand that he was brusque. Brusque is understatement, he was simply as unprofessional as possible.

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Five Stars

always so nice and professional, he saved my life when my bowl ruptured and saved my moms life by removing some pretty bad breast cancer. Overall he has performed about 5 major abdominal surgeries on mussel and I'd recommend him to anyone. Best bedside manner out of any doc ive ever met!

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  • Awards

    5 Awards

  • On-Time Doctor Award

    On-Time Doctor Award (2018)

    Vitals On-Time + Promptness Award recognizes doctors with consistent high ratings for timeliness of appointments. The honor is granted based on a physician's overall and promptness scores.

  • Patients' Choice Award

    Patients' Choice Award (2012, 2013, 2018)

    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 (2018)

    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.

  • Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly Regional Top Doctors

    Castle Connolly is America's trusted source for the identification of Top Doctors. Their physician-led research team reviews and screens the credentials of tens of thousands of physicians who are nominated by their peers annually, via a nationwide online process, before selecting those physicians who are regionally or nationally among the very best in their medical specialties. Castle Connolly believes strongly that Top Doctors Make a Difference™.

  • Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood

    Top 10 Doctor - Neighborhood (2014)

    Top 10 Doctors are chosen by the millions of patients who visit Vitals each year to find a new doctor and share their experiences by providing ratings and reviews. In order to differentiate highly-regarded doctors from the rest for patients in search of quality care, Vitals awards Top 10 Doctor honors to those physicians within a certain specialty and geographic area who are consistently given top ratings by their patients.

  • Education

    35 Years Experience

  • Jefferson Medical College Of Thomas Jefferson University

    Graduated in 1983

  • Pennsylvania Hospital


  • Accepted Insurance

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