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Kelly A. Birdwell BA, MD, MSCI

Assistant Professor of Medicine, and Medical Chief of VA Kidney Transplant, Nashville VA
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  • 183 ratings
  • 35 comments

Areas of Expertise

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    Kidney Transplantation
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    Kidney and Pancreas Transplant
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    Nephrology

Conditions and Treatments

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    Kidney Transplantation
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    Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy (CRRT)
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    Hemodialysis
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    Kidney Biopsy
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    Peritoneal Dialysis
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    Plasmapheresis

Location

1301 Medical Center Drive, Suite 2501
Nashville, TN 37232

Languages

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    English

Education

  • Bachelor of Arts - University of Tennessee Knoxville, 1997
  • Doctor of Medicine - Emory University, 2001
  • Residency - University of Colorado Health Science Center, 2004
  • Master of Science in Clinical Investigation - Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 2009
  • Fellowship - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2009

Board Certifications

  • Internal Medicine - American Board of Internal Medicine, 2017

Patient Comments

Patient Comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Experience Survey and displayed in full. Patients are not identified in order to respect patient privacy.
Dr. Birdwell is the best, she shows that she cares and very much down to earth/relatable.
September 23, 2021
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Very satisfied
September 23, 2021
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I was happy with my overall experience with the provider and the nurse.
September 2, 2021
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*Dr. Birdwell is excellent. We're so glad she is my doctor.
August 31, 2021
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Dr Birdwell is an Excellent doctor
August 24, 2021
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Dr. Birdwell always listens and spends adequate time with me at my appointments. She explains everything about my care and concerns. When my appointments are done I have confidence that I am in the best of care.
August 22, 2021
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Good
August 19, 2021
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We have recommended Vanderbilt to everyone and two of them now drive 4hrs to get this great care
August 14, 2021
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Dr. Birdwell, was very nice. She was very through. Everyone else took good care of me was nice.
August 13, 2021
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