Treatment & Services
- Aorta Center
- Bypass Surgery for Atherosclerosis/PAD/PVD
- Bypass Surgery for Venous Disease
- Carotid Artery Aneurysm Surgery
- Carotid Endarterectomy
- Dialysis Access Procedures
- Dialysis Access Surgery
- Endovascular Repair Of Carotid Artery Disease
- Vascular Surgery Department
- Wound Care
Specialty in Diseases & Conditions
- Carotid Artery Aneurysm
- Carotid Artery Disease
- Cerebrovascular Disease
- Peripheral Artery Disease
- Venous Insufficiency
- Venous Leg Ulcers
- Venous Stasis Leg Ulcers
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Education & Professional Highlights
Education & Fellowships
Fellowship - Newark Beth Israel Medical Center
Newark, NJ USA
Residency - The Graduate Vascular Hospital
Philadelphia, PA USA
Internship - Aultman Hospital
Canton, OH USA
Medical School - The Ohio State University College of Medicine and Public Health
Columbus, OH USA
Undergraduate - The Ohio State University
Columbus, OH USA
- Surgery - Vascular Surgery
Carotid artery disease, peripheral artery disease, venous insufficiency, bypass surgery for atherosclerosis/PAD/PVD , carotid endarterectomy, carotid stenting, dialysis access surgery, endovascular repair of carotid artery disease, limb salvage, wound care
Research & Publications
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As of 5/30/2018, Dr. Kirksey has reported no financial relationship with industry that is applicable to this listing. In general, patients should feel free to contact their doctor about any of the relationships and how the relationships are overseen by Cleveland Clinic. To learn more about Cleveland Clinic's policies on collaborations with industry and innovation management, go to our Integrity in Innovation page.
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122 Patient Satisfaction Reviews
The Patient Satisfaction Rating is an average of all responses to the care provider related questions shown below from our nationally-recognized Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Patients that are treated in outpatient or hospital environments may receive different surveys, and the volume of responses will vary by question.
Responses are measured on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being the best score.
The comments are submitted by patients and reflect their views and opinions. The comments are not endorsed by and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cleveland Clinic.
|Courtesy, Respect & Concern||4.9|
|Knows Medical History||4.7|
|Time Spent with Patient||4.8|
|Patient Rating of Doctor||4.8|
6 Patient Comments
Reviewed on Sep 21, 2018
Dr. Kirksey saved my life and was there when other doctors told me nothing was wrong with me.
Reviewed on Sep 11, 2018
Dr. Lee Kirksey candidly addressed all my questions (and I had many) concisely but completely and with obvious empathy and while exhibiting his most impressive degree of knowledge, experience and skill--and he possesses a refreshing sense of humor.
Reviewed on Apr 17, 2018
Great Surgeon, Doctor and staff!
Reviewed on Jan 23, 2018
very informative. explained follow up care and recommendations.
Reviewed on Jan 23, 2018
very accommodating and friendly.
Reviewed on Dec 18, 2017
*Dr. Kirksey is the best doctor that I have ever had.
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