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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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    4.9
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  • 216 ratings
  • 30 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

1500 21st Avenue South, Suite 3400
Nashville, TN 37212

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.
I just love Dr. Birdwell. She is fantastic and really cares about her patients.
September 24, 2022
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Great
August 31, 2022
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Dr Birdwell is not only very knowledgeable but is able to share that knowledge in a manner easily understood by the average patient
August 20, 2022
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She very thorough *Kelly Budwell.
August 5, 2022
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*Dr. Birdwell is a wonder physician. She's always friendly and very caring. I feel I'm in great hands.
May 24, 2022
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She was wonderful. Made sure all my questions were answered.
May 17, 2022
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I'm glad to have Dr Birdwell as my provider.
May 17, 2022
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Dr Birdwell is a caring, competent provider that I trust implicitly.
May 5, 2022
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Good
April 12, 2022
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