Timothy H. Kirkland, MD

Timothy H. Kirkland, MD

Hand & Wrist

Board Certified in Orthopedic Surgery

Foothills Region


Dr. Kirkland graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences. He attended Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Medicine and graduated with honors, finishing in the top ten percent of his medical school class. He completed a five year residency in orthopedic surgery at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. After residency, he completed his training with a fellowship in hand and upper extremity surgery at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston, Massachusetts.

Dr. Kirkland is board certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgeons. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, and the American Society for Surgery of the Hand.

Dr. Kirkland joined EmergeOrtho in 1997 and has over 22 years of clinical experience. This includes providing care for patients with broken bones, sprains, work-related conditions, children’s injuries, disorders of the wrist, shoulder and knee, arm and leg pain, joint and arthritis related pain, arm and hand numbness, and carpal tunnel syndrome. Dr. Kirkland strives to treat his patients without surgery when possible.

Dr. Kirkland and his wife have been married for over 25 years and have three grown children.


  • Medical School: Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston
  • Fellowship: Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston Massachusetts


  • Board Certified in Orthopedics

Dr. Kirkland was very informative of everything that was going on with my wrist. After falling outside my house, I knew right away. I wanted to see him. Before and after surgery, he explained everything. Thank you, Dr. Kirkland, for all you do.

Denise F


Dr. Kirkland was charming. There was no wait time. He explained in great detail. The staff we super too. Thank you.

Milly H


A New Level Of Orthopedic Care Has Emerged

As our patient, you will benefit from a full range of orthopedic services, specialties and technologies, including physical and occupational therapy, advanced imaging services, and urgent care walk-in services providing immediate diagnosis and treatment for urgent orthopedic conditions.