Steven H. Kirtland, MD
Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Hyperbaric Medicine, Lung Cancer, ALS
American Board of Internal Medicine, Subspecialty in Pulmonary Disease, Subspecialty in Critical Care Medicine
American Board of Sleep Medicine
American Board of Preventive Medicine, Subspecialty in Hyperbaric Medicine
University of California, San Diego, 1986
Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1987
Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1987-1989
Chief Medical Resident, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1989-1990
Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Washington and Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1991-1994
Joined Virginia Mason
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Dr. Kirtland took great care in explaining my situation and CT results. He was easy to understand and took ample time - being sure I understood everything.. Great experience
Dr.Kirtland is an absolute professional.
Kirtland is one of the Best Doctors I´ve EVER had! TALENTED with a very good personality.!
Couldn´t be better.
Dr. Kirtland was fantastic. he provided great insight, encouragement, advice and knowledge about my health.
The doctors were very courteous & friendly & very thorough and explained things to me so that I could understand. They took there time & made me feel confident about what they were telling me. I would highly recommend the doctors that took care of me.
dr. Kirtland is one of your most dedicated doctors. He has been very helpful in treating my medical problem. I appreciate all that he does for me.
Dr. Kirtland is a superior credit to the medical profession in every way. He has kept me thriving long past my "use by" date!
Dr. Kirtland has provided excellent care for me for many years. I wouldn´t want to go to anyone else.
Since we had a lot of snow, Dr. Kirtland had his office call me to see if I would be able to come in knowing that I live in Federal Way. Dr. Kirtland is a very caring, supportive and giving doctor, I would recommend him to anyone.
Dr. Kirtland has consistently provided great care to me!
Dr. Kirtland´s been my physician for decades & his demeanor wasn´t changed in all that time - - he listens, asks questions, thoroughly explains results of any labs or x-rays. he´d requested, very personable & caring. He´s the only reason I´ll drive into Seattle (WA.)... traffic is a mess, Seattle is a mess. Hope he NEVER RETIRES!
All my appointments have went extremely well. I haven´t ever left wondering. They show and explain everything. My doctor has been really excellent about walking me through my pictures.
dr kirtland has provided me with the most attentive care through out the years. Throughout our appointed time togather, i have always felt he listens to my concerns, and attempts to educate, and help me to understand my specific needs. I have great faith in his skills and knowledge. I appreciate his finese to which he has honed his skills, and his wisdom.
Dr. Kirtland´s expert knowledge and genuine care is greatly appreciated. I feel confident in his suggestions and in his treatment plan.
Dr. Kirtland is without a doubt, the best doctor I have had the privilege to have care for me in all my years of coming to Virginia Mason!
My visit with Dr. Kirtland, as usual, was and is superb!
Steven Kirtland is always skilled thorough compassionate and has a healing manner and sense of humor.
I have an awesome health team at Virginia Mason.
Dr. Kirtland & staff explains all my medical problems to me, where I can understand, what´s going on.
I see many doctors at VM and Dr. Kirtland is by far the best at really listening to you and sharing his understanding of what´s going on with your health. He is very friendly and always finds time to answer all your questions. I have great confidence in his ability to treat my medical condition as best as he can. I would give him my highest recommendation.
Dr. Kirtland took time to explain what had happened & what needed to be done. He followed up closely to make certain all well.
Dr Kirtland is one of your best doctors. Easy communication and very knowledgeable based on his experiences.
Dr. Kirtland is the best provider I have ever had & the time frame is almost 69 years.
Dr. Kirtland is a very find doctor. I trust him completely. He is just great & thorough & very friendly. I would highly recommend him to anyone.
Dr. Kirtland is so genuine in his care and concern for me. He is always willing to return calls and emails when needed. He communicates well with other doctors to manage my complex health care issues.
Courteous and competent.
I appreciated Dr. Kirtland´s thoroughness - questioning, getting at the causes/seeking results, ordering tests, reviewing, and sharing test results.
He´s great - He listens & understands what I want.
Listens very well. Thoughtful responses.
I was able to get a definite shower on what to do to remedy my issue in one visit. I am THRILLED.
Dr. Kirtland is the best physician anyone could hope for -
Dr. Kirtland is a great detective.
To me, developing asthma is very complicated and I still have questions, but I feel I can call - Dr. Kirtland´s office any time to have them answered. He gave me a plan which is a HUGE relief!!
My provider is wonderful and cares or I wouldn´t be their patient!!
I found out he had done a good job after reviewing the medical recorders & given to a second opinion doctor.
Have had a phone call to the dr. in for days waiting to find out the results.
DR. KIRTLAND wanted 1 more scan after our appt./quickly set up/Dr. K. called me @ home AFTER 6 P.M. w/results.
Doctor hasn´t called - Do I have scar tissue? Were is my prescription?