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Steven H. Kirtland, MD
Pulmonary Medicine
 
4.8 out of 5
Would recommend this provider
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Areas of Expertise

Interventional and diagnostic bronchoscopy, lung cancer, interstitial lung disease, COPD, sarcoidosis, pulmonary infections and hyperbaric medicine.
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Personal Information
Outside his practice, Dr. Kirtland enjoys skiing, athletics and spending time with his family.
Clinical Experience
Departments
Specialties
Pulmonary Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Hyperbaric Medicine, Lung Cancer, ALS, CTEPH
Board Certifications
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
Education and Professional Achievements
Education
University of California, San Diego, 1986
Internship
Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1987
Residency
Internal Medicine, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1987-1989 Chief Medical Resident, Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1989-1990
Fellowships
Pulmonary and Critical Care, University of Washington and Virginia Mason Medical Center, 1991-1994
Professional Activities and Awards
Chief of Staff, VM Hospital Medical Director, Thoracic Oncology Program Director, Bronchoscopy Services Voted one of Seattle's Top Doctors by both Seattle Metropolitan and Seattle Magazine in 2009. Voted one of Seattle’s Top Doctors by Seattle Met magazine in 2010.
Patient Ratings and Comments
Patient Ratings
All ratings are submitted by Virginia Mason patients and are verified by an independent, national patient survey company. Ratings are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score. Learn about the ratings.
Likelihood of recommending this provider
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider showed concern
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider explained things clearly
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider included you in decisions
 
4.9 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - June 2021
Dr. Kirtland plays with a full deck. I'd recommend him any day, anytime.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2021
excellent service
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2021
Dr. Kirtland was exceptional in his understanding and review of my Medical Situation. He went so far as to literally show me Scan Comparisons for over 10 years so that I would understand thoroughly what my Medical Situation was and how we should consider dealing with it. He appreciated my anxiety and was very informative while being compassionate.
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2021
Wonderful.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
I have so much confidence in Dr Kirtland! And he is always very pleasant to talk with. I feel lucky to have him as my doctor.
  Overall Patient Rating - March 2021
*Dr. Kirtland is my favorite doc. He is so compassionate & caring. You can tell he is totally interested in you & your health.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2021
Dr. Kirtland always takes an interest in myself and my health.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2021
*Dr. Kirtland is best doctor I've gone to -
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2021
*Dr. Kirtland asked lots of clarifying questions about my condition which is always appreciated. *Dr. Kirtland listened and thoughtfully answered my questions. I would highly recommend him!
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
I know my problems provide a challenge to Dr Kirtland, yet he is very easy-going with me, direct in explaining things to me, and never makes me feel like I'm taking too much time.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
Dr. Kirtland is excellent at all levels. Communication is open to questions and answers are delivered in depth appropriate to the level of concern.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2020
*Dr. Kirtland is the best.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
*Dr. Kirtland was quite thorough in explaining the things he was able to view. He took time answering questions and extensive in working with us. Thank you!
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
I feel very fortunate in having Dr. Kirtland as my physician and would heartily recommend him to others.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
d\Dr Kirtland is terrific. he always is so caring and sympathetic - also professional and problem solving. I appreciate him a great deal.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
Dr .Kirtland always take an interest in my health
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
Dr. Kirtland has always shown an inciteful understanding of diagnosing my respiratory problems.
  Overall Patient Rating - November 2020
*Dr. Kirtland is a blessing to his patients. I'm so happy and grateful to have him.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2020
Dr. listened to everything I wanted for my care. Still waiting for info he promised to contact me with along with my lab results.