Biography & Education

Dr. Kirby was born and raised in Seattle. He attended Stanford University, where, as a junior, he was elected to the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. In medical school at the University of Washington, he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and was #1 in his class. After his orthopedic residency at the UW, Dr. Kirby was trained in shoulder evaluation and treatment at Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, NYC. His practice is now focused on shoulder problems, he is committed to the importance of each patient.
  • Orthopedics
Education Background
Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine, 1977
Residency: University of Washington
Fellowship: Columbia Presbyterian Hospital, NY
  • English
Professional Associations
American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (Diplomate), American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
Personal Interests
Dr. Kirby has a passion for windsurfing and spends much of his recreational time in Hood River, Oregon. He also enjoys skiing, wakesurfing, paddleboarding, and photography. Dr. Kirby lives in Seattle with his wife and their beloved Bernese Mountain Dogs.

Care Locations

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
Accepting New Patients
Accepting Children
Accepting Medicare


Board Certifications
  • Orthopedics
Clinical Interests
  • Shoulder
  • Sports Injuries
  • Sports Medicine