Graduated summa cum laude from The University of Dayton. Dr. Kirkland subsequently attended Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland, OH where he was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. Dr. Kirkland then completed his dermatology residency at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA in 2012 where he served as Chief Resident.
Dr. Kirkland has trained under the direction of Drs. John Zitelli and David Brodland in a Mohs Surgery, Cutaneous Oncology, and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery fellowship. The training is officially approved by the American College of Mohs Surgery and the AMA’s Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education.
Dr. Kirkland has authored several articles on cutaneous oncology, laser surgery, and cosmetic dermatology. He is also a member of the American Academy of Dermatology and the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery.