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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
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 Seattleā€™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
 
4.8 out of 5 stars
Provider discussed treatment options
 
4.7 out of 5 stars
Patient Comments
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  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
Love *Dr. Kirtland!
  Overall Patient Rating - May 2020
*Dr. Kirtland was very precise dealing with my problems. He explained in terms I could understand... almost a "fireside" chat via social media.
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
Always recommend *Dr. Kirtland - A truly great physician -
  Overall Patient Rating - April 2020
I've recommended *Dr. Kirtland on several occasions.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
Dr. Kirtland and his staff explained every step of my bronchoscopy to me and answered my questions completely.
  Overall Patient Rating - February 2020
*Dr. Kirtland was VERY helpful in diagnosing my condition and working with me to develop an effective care plan with follow-up.
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
One if not the best doctor I have ever met with. Exceptional and caring!!!
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
*Dr. Kirtland is the best! Always knowledgeable and empathetic to my concerns. Works well with my team of doctors to manage a challenging condition!
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
Dr. Kirtland is one of the reasons I keep coming back to Virginia Mason
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
After living with the problem for over 2 months, *Dr. Kirtland ran tests, prescribed medications, and hopefully solved this issue! He also reassured me that if this doesn't work, he will keep trying until a solution is found!
  Overall Patient Rating - January 2020
it went well
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
My original referred request was for *Dr. Kirtland. His STRAIGHTFORWARD - BUT CORDIAL manner is my preferred means of care.
  Overall Patient Rating - December 2019
*Dr. Kirtland is outstanding. Very impressed.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Love Dr Kirtland. Always seems to be willing to take the time to discuss any concerns I have and to explain anything I have questions about.
  Overall Patient Rating - October 2019
Very pleased with my first visit. I really expect Steven Kirtland MD will determine the root cause of my issues and I'm also sure he will come up with the fix for my problems if they exist.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
all was okay
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Excellent evaluation and exam
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
Excellent.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
he listened to my concerns and ordered lab work to determine cause. then called with change to medication.
  Overall Patient Rating - September 2019
*Dr. Kirtland is superb. He explained my current condition in detail, how to monitor it and what to expect in the future.
  Overall Patient Rating - August 2019
Every time I come in I am again impressed with *Dr. Kirtland's concern for my well being and his kindness as well.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
*Dr. Kirtland is always good about giving plenty of time to ask our question and he also gives us answers that we clearly understand.
  Overall Patient Rating - July 2019
*Dr. Kirtland is simply the best! Great listener and never RUSHES through appointments. I leave feeling informed & confident in his medical plans.