Biography & Education

Biography

Additional Information

Dr. Richard Kirby is an orthopedic surgeon specializing in the treatment of shoulder problems, including shoulder pain, shoulder injuries, shoulder arthritis, rotator cuff tear, and shoulder instability. 

Dr. Richard Kirby was recognized as a 2011 “Top Doctor” in Seattle Metropolitan magazine’s annual survey

Nearly 4,000 doctors in the Seattle metropolitan area endorsed their peers in Seattle Metropolitan magazine’s annual “Top Doctors” survey.

Specialties
  • Orthopedic surgery
Education Background
Medical School University of Washington
Residency University of Washington
Fellowship Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, NY
Languages
  • English
Professional Associations
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Diplomate), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

Care Locations

ORTHOPEDIC PHYSICIAN ASSOCIATES
601 Broadway
(in the Swedish Orthopedic Institute building)
Seattle 98122
Fax (206) 622-1644
Monday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Tuesday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Wednesday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Thursday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Accepted Insurances
  • Regence Blue Shield
  • Aetna Insurance
  • United Healthcare
  • Pacificare of WA
  • Secure Horizons (please call OPA at 206-386-2600)
  • Great West Healthcare
  • First Choice Health Network
  • Uniform Medical Plan
  • Self-Insured Workers Compensation (Please call OPA office:206-386-2600)
  • Labor & Industry of Alaska
  • Labor & Industries WA State (Please call OPA office: 206-386-2600)
  • Medicare (please call OPA office: 206-386-2600)
  • many out-of-state plans with proper patient authorizations
Accepted Payment Methods
Medicare, Bill Insurance, VISA, Master Card, Cash, Check, Payment Plan, American Express, Discover Card, Money Order
Available Weekends
Available Evenings
Accepting Medicaid

Specialties

Specialties
  • Orthopedic surgery
Clinical Interests
  • Shoulder
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine