Department Family Medicine
Primary Location South Russell Family Practice
Type of Doctor Both Adults and Children & Adolescents
Languages English
Surgeon No
Locations Specialties & Treatments

Treatment & Services

  • Family Medicine
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About Alla Kirsch, MD

Education & Professional Highlights

Education & Professional Highlights


Education & Fellowships

Residency - UPMC Shadyside
Family Practice
Pittsburgh, PA USA

Medical Education - New York University
New York, NY USA

Undergraduate - Barnard College, Columbia University
New York, NY USA

Internship - Shadyside Hospital

Additional Training

Professional Highlights


  • Family Medicine

Awards & Honors

Innovations & Patents


Research & Publications

Research & Publications

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Industry Relationships

Industry Relationships

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As of 6/5/2020, Dr. Kirsch 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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* Cleveland Clinic physicians and scientists subscribe to the guidance presented in the PhRMA Code on Interactions with Healthcare Professionals and the AdvaMed Code of Ethics on Interactions with Health Care Professionals. As such, gifts of substantial value are generally prohibited.

Patient Satisfaction Reviews

212 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.

Overall Star Ratings
4.8 out of 5
Explains 4.8
Courtesy, Respect & Concern 4.9
Patient Rating of Doctor 4.8

45 Patient Comments

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

The office and the doctor are very professional and helpful and courteous.

Reviewed on Sep 29, 2020

As always, the doctor has my total health care in mind.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

Dr. Kirsch and team are always very responsive when I need to see her.

Reviewed on Sep 25, 2020

because I have been a patient of Dr Kirsch for many years it makes video visits easier.

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2020

I really like Dr. Kirsch, her approach and style. I appreciate her candidness with ways I can improve my health, particularly my weight and diet.

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

always received a call when I needed to talk to Dr. Kirsch

Reviewed on Sep 16, 2020

Dr.kirsch is and always has been very caring doctor who you can comfortably talk too

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2020

Dr. Kirsch has been my PCP for years now and I am very lucky! We get on very well and she is just amazing at explaining things, trying to make things easier, etc.

Reviewed on Sep 3, 2020

i rate her a 10, been going to her for yrs, compassionate, thorough, patient, listens to all concerns, loves her job, couldn't ask for a better dr. and all the office staff there is great too, would never think of changing primary drs, very happy with her

Reviewed on Aug 19, 2020

The staff at Dr. Kirsch's office is AMAZING!

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

I have had relatively good experiences with Dr Kirsch in the past but this appointment was different and maybe due to stress medical staff is under because of Covid. There was no empathy for the way I've been feeling and there was little explanation as to what may be causing my symptoms. It seemed more so that I was just a check off the list of appointments for the day with a recommendation to follow up in a few months. I felt as if the appointment was pointless. I only go to the doctor once a year or so it would be nice to have a good experience.

Reviewed on Aug 14, 2020

Dr. Kirsch is always kind, concerned, and takes the time to listen.

Reviewed on Aug 7, 2020

I love this doctor & office

Reviewed on Aug 5, 2020

I am so glad I was introduced to Dr Kirsch 8 years ago. The Dr is a very caring person.

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Dr. K is amazing. she listens, shares options for treatment, and follows up.

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

Dr. Kirsch is always cheerful and puts me at ease while being very attentive and very thorough.

Reviewed on Jul 29, 2020

Dr. Kirsch is a wonderful wonderful doctor.

Reviewed on Jul 28, 2020

Dr kitsch is a wonderful doctor. she really cares about. you.

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2020

Dr. Kirsch is very professional yet personable- a great blend.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

I'm very pleased with Dr. Kirsch.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

Dr. Kitsch was very helpful, knowledgeable and kind, as always.

Reviewed on Jun 16, 2020

Dr. Kirsch is the best!

Reviewed on Jun 9, 2020

*Dr. Kirsch is very attentive, careful, and is an excellent all-around doctor.

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Dr Kirsch is perfect for me

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

This was a great way to talk to my doctor! We got everything discussed that was needed, a plan of action and I finished feeling confident we were on a good course.

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Dr. Kirsch is a great PC doctor. She seems on top of everything!

Reviewed on May 22, 2020

appreciated the great help Dr.kirsch provided felt better just from talking to her.

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

Dr. Kirsch is a very good doctor who cares much for her patients -- and it shows!

Reviewed on May 19, 2020

Dr. Kirsch always does her best to give the best care.

Reviewed on May 18, 2020

Dr. Kirsch was very thorough -as much as possible in a virtual visit. I appreciate that she took the time , etc. to understand my concern and discuss with me her suggested solution.

Reviewed on May 16, 2020

Dr Kirsch and staff are wonderful

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

I thought it went pretty well. My doctor was very helpful getting me aware of the way to use the phone to improve our audio signal (my computer's audio wasn't very good). So after we got that fixed, it went pretty smoothly, I'd say.

Reviewed on May 12, 2020

I always have a good experience with Dr. Kirsch.

Reviewed on May 5, 2020

Dr. Kirsch is the best! I would refer her in a second.

Reviewed on Apr 30, 2020

I felt doctor was able to take her time and listen to my concerns and connect with me. I was able to call office with any questions prior and after.

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

dr. Kirsch was extremely professional and attentive

Reviewed on Feb 28, 2020

it was easy to schedule an appointment, no waiting time and friendly stuff. Dr. Kirsch is very knowledgable and attentive.

Reviewed on Jan 29, 2020

The nurse and Dr Kirsch gave me excellent care.

Reviewed on Jan 28, 2020

Dr. Kirsch explains everything thoroughly and understandably.

Reviewed on Jan 27, 2020

Dr. listened and gave excellent advice.

Reviewed on Nov 20, 2019

As someone who is uncomfortable in a medical setting, Dr. Kirsch helped to make me feel safe and at ease.

Reviewed on Nov 8, 2019

Dr. Kitsch is a wonderful combination of directness and kindness. She is thorough and does not rush during the appointment. She listens and explains in a way that is easy to understand.

Reviewed on Oct 11, 2019

Everyone at Dr. Kirsch's office was fantastic!

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

Dr. Kirsch is the rare Cleveland Clinic doctor who actually takes the time to listen to her patients and to answer and explain questions, test results, and treatments. She is also an M.D. which makes a huge difference in expert knowledge.

Reviewed on Oct 10, 2019

It would be nice if Dr. Kirsch still had office hours at Hillcrest Hospital.

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