Dr. John Kirby MD
Trauma Surgeons — Saint Louis, MOContact Dr. Kirby
Dr. John Kirby specializes in trauma surgery, critical care (intensivists), general surgery, surgical critical care, undersea and hyperbaric medicine in Saint Louis, Missouri. Details of Dr. Kirby's 20 years experience as an MD, his 3 hospital affiliations and education at University of Illinois at Chicago are available on your free doctor report.
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1 Barnes Jewish Hospital Plz
Saint Louis, MO 63110
Central West End
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Board Certification, Specialty and Expertise
Dr. John Kirby identified specializing in
Trauma Surgery, Critical Care (Intensivists)Critical Care (Intensivists)
An internist who diagnoses, treats and supports patients with multiple organ dysfunction. This specialist may have administrative responsibilities for intensive care units and may also facilitate and coordinate patient care among the primary physician, the critical care staff, and other specialists., General SurgeryGeneral Surgery
A surgeon manages a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting almost any area of the body. The surgeon established the diagnosis and provides the preoperative, operative, and postoperative care to surgical patients and is usually responsible for the comprehensive management of the trauma victim and the critically ill surgical patient. The surgeon uses a variety of diagnostic techniques, including endoscopy, for observing internal structures, and may use specialized instruments during operative procedures. A general surgeon is expected to be familiar with the salient features of other surgical specialties in order to recognize problems in those areas and to know when to refer a patient to another specialist., Surgical Critical CareSurgical Critical Care
A surgeon with expertise in the management of the critically ill and postoperative patient, particularly the trauma victim, who specializes in critical care medicine diagnoses, treats and supports patients with multiple organ dysfunction. This specialist may have administrative responsibilities for intensive care units and may also facilitate and coordinate patient care among the primary physician, the critical care staff, and other specialists. and Undersea and Hyperbaric MedicineUndersea and Hyperbaric Medicine
A specialist who treats decompression illness and diving accident cases and uses hyperbaric oxygen therapy to treat such conditions as carbon monoxide poisoning, gas gangrene, non-healing wounds, tissue damage from radiation and burns, and bone infections. This specialist also serves as consultant to other physicians in all aspects of hyperbaric chamber operations, and assesses risks and applies appropriate standards to prevent disease and disability in divers and other persons working in altered atmospheric conditions..
A hospital affiliation covers any doctor who has an affiliation, association or admitting privilege with a hospital. A doctor's particular affiliation to a specific hospital can translate to the overall quality of that provider.
Dr. Kirby is affiliated with 3 hospitals:
4455 Duncan Ave
Saint Louis, MO 63110
EducationDr. Kirby attended medical school at University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine and graduated in 1993 having 20 years experience.
While there is no proven correlation between the quality of one's educational institution and the quality of one's professional competence, it is often an indicator. Medical schools have various levels of selectivity (some are harder to get into than others), and both the quality of their clinical training and level of research are measured. Additional medical training in both residency and fellowships and the facilities they are conducted at also provide a history of the doctors' level of training and experience.
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