Dr. Robert Kirby MD
Medical Oncologists — Plano, TXContact Dr. Kirby
Dr. Robert Kirby specializes in medical oncology, internal medicine, hematology in Plano, Texas. Details of Dr. Kirby's 37 years experience as an MD, his hospital affiliation and education at University of Missouri are available on your free doctor report.
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3705 W 15th St
Plano, TX 75075
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Dr. Robert Kirby identified specializing in
Medical OncologyMedical Oncology
An internist who specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of all types of cancer and other benign and malignant tumors. This specialist decides on and administers chemotherapy for malignancy, as well as consulting with surgeons and radiotherapists on other treatments for cancer., Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
A personal physician who provides long term, comprehensive care in the office and the hospital, managing both common and complex illness of adolescents, adults, and the elderly. Internists are trained in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer, infections, and diseases affecting the heart, blood, kidneys, joints, and digestive, respiratory and vascular systems. They are also trained in the essentials of primary care internal medicine which incorporates an understanding of disease prevention, wellness, substance abuse, mental health, and effective treatment of common problems of the eyes, ear, skin, nervous system, and reproductive organs. and HematologyHematology
An internist with additional training who specializes in diseases of the blood, spleen, and lymph glands. This specialist treats conditions such as anemia, clotting disorders, sickle cell disease, hemophilia, leukemia, and lymphoma.. He is certied by The American Board of Internal Medicine for Internal Medicine and Medical Oncology.
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Dr. Kirby is affiliated with 1 hospital:
Medical Center of Plano
3901 W 15th St
EducationDr. Kirby attended medical school at University of Missouri Columbia School of Medicine and graduated in 1976 having 37 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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