Meet Dr. Emily J. Kirby

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon in Ft. Worth

abpsAfter graduating as a valedictorian from high school, Dr. Kirby obtained her bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee. Dr. Kirby was accepted early to Texas A&M University College of Medicine, where she earned her medical degree (MD). While attending Texas A&M, Dr. Kirby received several awards for research, scholarship, and peer appreciation.

Dr. Kirby’s Plastic Surgery Training

Dr. Kirby was chosen to attend a competitive six-year integrated plastic surgery residency training program at the University of Kentucky, a Level I trauma center. There, Dr. Kirby completed her full training in aesthetic and reconstructive plastic surgery. The following year, she finished additional training during a fellowship in Craniofacial Surgery at the Craniofacial Foundation of Utah in Salt Lake City, Utah. To culminate her credentials, Dr. Kirby successfully completed the rigorous examination process to become board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery.

Joining various organizations, Dr. Kirby has had the opportunity to share her surgical skills with people in need around the world. In addition to volunteering locally, she has joined volunteer teams in Ecuador, China, and Mexico for over 14 years, donating her time and medical service.

Dr. Kirby’s Hospital Privileges

  • Cook Children’s Medical Center
  • Texas Health Resources Harris Southwest Hospital
  • Texas Health Resources Harris Fort Worth Hospital
  • Texas Health Resources Outpatient Surgery Center
  • Fort Worth Surgery Center
  • USMD Hospital Fort Worth
  • Baylor All Saints System

Dr. Kirby’s Family

Dr. Kirby met her husband, Randol, in Austin, Texas, early in her training. Randol is an experienced supply chain and operations professional. He has an undergraduate degree and an MBA from Texas A&M University. Together, Randol and Emily have two children. Outside of medicine, Dr. Kirby enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, hiking, camping, playing basketball, wakeboarding, skiing, and rollerblading.

Dr. Kirby’s Topics of Study

Throughout her career, Dr. Kirby has published papers in multiple scientific journals and has presented her research at local, national, and international meetings. Research topics of interest include the following: breast implant positioning; orbital floor fractures; craniosynostosis; bone cancer and reconstruction; choanal stenosis; cranial trauma reconstruction; forearm injuries; and burn surgery techniques. Dr. Kirby is also trained in migraine relief surgery, including muscle and nerve release techniques.

A Young Dr. Kirby Shares Her Ambitions

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From an early age, Dr. Kirby knew she wanted to become a surgeon. She even expressed this goal in the autobiography shown below that she completed in a typing class – in the 6th grade!

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Dr. Kirby’s CV

Dr. Kirby’s curriculum vitae is available for download.

To schedule a consultation with Dr. Kirby, please call Kirby Plastic Surgery at 817.292.4200 or contact us.

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