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Brandon W. Kirkland

Brandon W. Kirkland, MD

Languages spoken: English
  • Pediatric Critical Care

    Dr. Kirkland received his medical degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in 2010. He completed residency training in Pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (Children’s of Alabama) followed by fellowships in both Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at the University of Utah (Primary Children’s Hospital) and Pediatric Cardiology at Emory University (Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta).

    Dr. Kirkland’s clinical interests focus on the care of children with congenital and acquired heart disease, both operative and non-operative. He has a particular interest in mechanical cardiovascular support. His research interests include outcomes following mechanical circulatory support in children with heart disease.

    Board Certification

    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Cardiology)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine)
    National Board of Medical Examiners
  • Pediatric Critical Care

    Dr. Kirkland received his medical degree from the University of South Alabama College of Medicine in 2010. He completed residency training in Pediatrics at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (Children’s of Alabama) followed by fellowships in both Pediatric Critical Care Medicine at the University of Utah (Primary Children’s Hospital) and Pediatric Cardiology at Emory University (Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta).

    Dr. Kirkland’s clinical interests focus on the care of children with congenital and acquired heart disease, both operative and non-operative. He has a particular interest in mechanical cardiovascular support. His research interests include outcomes following mechanical circulatory support in children with heart disease.

    Board Certification and Academic Information

    Academic Departments Pediatrics -Primary
    Academic Divisions Critical Care
    Board Certification
    American Board of Pediatrics (Pediatrics)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Cardiology)
    American Board of Pediatrics (Sub: Pediatric Critical Care Medicine)
    National Board of Medical Examiners

    Education history

    Fellowship Pediatric Cardiology - Emory University, Sibley Heart Center Cardiology Fellow
    Critical Care Medicine - University of Utah School of Medicine Fellow
    Residency Pediatrics - University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine Resident
    Pediatrics - University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine Intern
    Professional Medical Medicine - University of South Alabama College of Medicine M.D.
    Healthcare Ethics - University of West Florida Certificate
    Certification Physiology - University of West Florida Certificate
    Biology - The University of West Florida B.S.
    Undergraduate Pre-Medicine - Gulf Coast Community College A.A.

    Selected Publications

    Journal Article

    1. Delgado-Corcoran C, Wawrzynski SE, Flaherty B, Kirkland B, Bodily S, Moore D, Cook LJ, Olson LM (2022). Extracorporeal membrane oxygenation and paediatric palliative care in an ICU. Cardiol Young, 33(10), 1-7. (Read full article)
    2. DeWitt AG, Rossano JW, Bailly DK, Bhat PN, Chanani NK, Kirkland BW, Moga MA, Owens GE, Retzloff LB, Zhang W, Banerjee M, Costarino AT, Bird GL, Gaies M (2020). Predicting and Surviving Prolonged Critical Illness After Congenital Heart Surgery. Crit Care Med, 48(7), e557-e564. (Read full article)
    3. Kirkland BW, Wilkes J, Bailly DK, Bratton SL (2016). Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation for Pediatric Respiratory Failure: Risk Factors Associated With Center Volume and Mortality. Pediatr Crit Care Med, 17(8), 779-88. (Read full article)