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Matt L. Kirkland, MD, FACS Surgeon

Clinical Associate Professor of Surgery

Dr. Kirkland is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

About Dr. Matt L. Kirkland

Recognized annually in Philadelphia Magazine's Top Docs issues in 2002 and 2010 - 2015

Clinical Specialties

Specialty:

  • Surgery
    • Gastrointestinal Surgery

Programs & Centers:

  • Cancer
    • Gastrointestinal Cancer Program
  • Gastroenterology
    • Gastrointestinal Surgery Consultation
  • Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Board Certification:

  • Surgery, 1989

Clinical Expertise:

  • Acid Peptic Disorders
  • Anal Fistula
  • anal surgery
  • bariatric surgery
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • Bile Duct Cancer
  • biliary surgery
  • Biliary Tract Disorders
  • Bloodless Medicine
  • bowel adhesions - minimally invasive treatment
  • breast lymph node mapping
  • Cancer Surgery
  • cholecystectomy - minimally invasive
  • Colon Cancer
  • colon resection - minimally invasive
  • colon surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery
  • condyloma
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • endocrine surgery
  • Endocrine Tumors
  • Esophageal Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Disorders
  • Gallstones
  • ganglion cysts
  • Gastrointestinal Carcinoid Tumor
  • Gastrointestinal Surgery
  • gastrointestinal surgery - upper/lower
  • gynecomastia
  • Hemorrhoids
  • hernia surgery
  • hidradenitis
  • inflammatory bowel disease - surgery
  • laparoscopic diagnosis - minimally invasive
  • Liver Cancer
  • liver/small bowel
  • lymphadenectomy sentinel melanoma
  • melanoma - lymph node mapping
  • melanoma - removal
  • mole removal
  • Neck Masses and Lumps
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Obesity
  • Paget's Disease
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Pancreatitis
  • Paragangliomas
  • Pheocromocytoma
  • pilonidal cyst surgery
  • rectal biopsy
  • Rectal Cancer
  • rectal surgery
  • Skin Cancer
  • skin lesion biopsy
  • small bowel resection - minimally invasive
  • Small Intestine Cancer
  • soft tissue infection
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Stomach (Gastric) Cancer

Practice Locations and Appointments

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna US Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • Cigna HealthSpring
  • Devon Health Services (Americare)
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Geisinger Health Plan
  • HealthAmerica / HealthAssurance, a Coventry Plan
  • HealthPartners
  • HealthSmart
  • Highmark Blue Shield
  • Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey
  • Humana / Choicecare
  • Independence Blue Cross (Keystone East)
  • Intergroup
  • Keystone First
  • Multiplan
  • NJ Medicaid
  • NJ Qualcare
  • Oxford Health Plan
  • PA Medicaid
  • PA Medicare
  • Preferred Care
  • Rail Road Medicare / Palmetto GBA
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plan
  • US Family Health Plan

Education and Training

Medical School: Jefferson Medical College
Residency: Pennsylvania Hospital

Memberships

American College of Surgeons (Fellow), National American Medical Association, National American Society for Bariatric Surgery, National American Society of General Surgeons, National International College of Surgeons (Fellow), International Pennsylvania Medical Society, Local Philadelphia County Medical Society, Local Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, National Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, National

Hospital Affiliation

Dr. Kirkland is a Penn Medicine employed physician.

Hospital Privileges:

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.
  • Pennsylvania Hospital: Has privileges to treat patients in the hospital.

Academic Contact Info

700 Spruce Street, Suite 507
Philadelphia, PA 19106
Phone: (215) 829-3697
Fax: (215) 829-8431
Patient appointments: 800-789-PENN (7366)

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