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Kirby Dee Hitt, MD

Joint Replacement
Accepts New Patients
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About
Serving all people by providing personalized health and wellness through exemplary care, education and research.

LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
Insurance Accepted
*Accepted plans and benefits may vary by location.
INSURANCE PLAN
ACCEPTS NEW PATIENTS
Aetna - Aetna Signature Administrators
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Aetna - Choice POS II
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Aetna - Elect Choice
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Aetna - Health Network Option
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Aetna - HMO
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Aetna - Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Elect Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
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Aetna - QPOS
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Aetna - Select SM
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Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Choice PPO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Essentials Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Premier Open Access HMO
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Indemnity
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - EFH Retirees
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Medicare Advantage - Oncor
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - ParPlan
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - STAR Kids
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Traditional
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Cigna - Cigna Choice Fund
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Cigna - EPO
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Cigna - HMO
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Cigna - HMO Open Acces
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Cigna - HMO/POS
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Cigna - LocalPlus
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Cigna - LocalPlusIN
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Cigna - Network
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Cigna - Network Open Access
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Cigna - Network POS
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Cigna - Open Access Plus
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Cigna - POS
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Cigna - POS Open Access
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Cigna - PPO
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FirstCare - Access PPO
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FirstCare - Advantage Dual SNP
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FirstCare - CHIP
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FirstCare - CHIP Perinate
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FirstCare - Select HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus HMO
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FirstCare - Select Plus PPO
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FirstCare - STAR
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Healthscope - DART ACO
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Healthscope - DART ACO Flex
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Humana Behavioral - Tricare Members only
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Humana - ChoiceCare
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Humana - Commercial HMO Plans
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Humana - Commercial PPO Plans
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Humana - Humana Preferred
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Humana - Medicare Advantage Plans (exclude Southwestern Health Resources Network)
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Humana - National POS
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Medicare Railroad - Medicare Railroad
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Medicare - Traditional Medicare
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred EPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred HMO Network - Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Preferred PPO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - SEQA & EQA
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - EPO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - ERS BSW Preferred HMO Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network - Large Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - HMO Network-Individual/Family
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Scott & White Health Plan - McLane Group Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Choice Preferred Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - PPO Network-Group
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Scott & White Health Plan - RightCare STAR Medicaid Network
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - SeniorCare Advantage PPO
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Scott & White Health Plan - TRS - Active Care Participants Network
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Superior - CHIP
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Superior - CHIP Perinate
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Superior - Foster Care
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Superior - STAR
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Superior - STAR+PLUS
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Tricare - Tricare Extra
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Tricare - Tricare Prime
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Tricare - Tricare Select
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UnitedHealth - Charter EPO
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UnitedHealth - Charter HMO
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UnitedHealth - Charter POS
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UnitedHealth - Choice +HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice EPO
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UnitedHealth - Choice HMO
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UnitedHealth - Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core Choice Plus POS
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UnitedHealth - Core EPO
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UnitedHealth - Core HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate EPO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO
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UnitedHealth - Navigate HMO+
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UnitedHealth - Navigate POS
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UnitedHealth - Options PPO
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UnitedHealth - PPO
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UnitedHealth - Select +
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UnitedHealth - Select EPO
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UnitedHealth - Select HMO
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UnitedHealth - Select Plus POS
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Insurance listings are subject to change without prior notice. Please call the physician's office or health plan to verify coverage information prior to scheduling your visit or procedure. PPO Network Agreements include participating Employers and/or Administrator only. Not all members participating in contracted networks have in network access. Networks include Beech Street, HealthSmart, PHCS and Texas True Choice. In network participation is updated on a monthly basis by the network.
Background
Education
  • Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Education Foundation (1992)
  • Residency: Texas A And M College Of Medicine/scott And White (1991)
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (1986)
Certifications
  • Orthopaedic Surgery (General Cert) - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Industry Relationships

Baylor Scott & White Health’s vision is to be the most trusted name in giving and receiving safe, quality, compassionate healthcare.As part of that vision, Baylor Scott &White Health is committed to dealing honestly, fairly and with integrity in all matters to provide exemplary patient care, broaden medical knowledge, train the next generation of physicians and support outside relationships that promise public benefit.To that end, Baylor Scott & White Health physicians may collaborate with health care industry partners such as pharmaceutical, biotech, or medical device companies(collectively referred to as Industry) to help develop medical breakthroughs, or provide medical expertise or education.To promote professional and commercial integrity in such matters, physicians who are employed, contracted for administrative duties or performing research with Baylor Scott & White Health seek advanced approval for certain new Industry relationships, and report their Industry relationships and activities to the Office of Corporate Compliance annually for review.

Baylor Scott & White Health publicly discloses reported payments to these physicians and their immediate family members of $5,000 or more from Industry companies with which the physicians interact as part of their professional activities.The information on this website may differ somewhat from information on other publicly available databases due to different reporting periods, definitions, or reporting requirements.Patients may visit CMS’ Open Payments Database for more information, and should feel free to speak with their physician about relationships with Industry.

As of Nov 13, 2019, Kirby Dee Hitt, MD disclosed the following outside relationships with Industry:

VendorDescription
Stryker CorporationLicense or Royalty
Stryker CorporationConsulting

License or Royalty: Right to receive payment for inventions or discoveries commercialized through the company

Consulting: Service to a company (including as member of an advisory board) to give advice and expertise on a particular medical product, treatment or disease state, typically provided under a written agreement and in response to a particular business need

Reviews(231)
Overall: 4.8*
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Feb 17, 2020
Dr. Hitt answered all of my questions and concerns. He also explained my situation clearly.
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Feb 15, 2020
Dr. Hitt has been most concerned about my knee pain and has provided a strategy for relieving my pain,
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Feb 15, 2020
Very pleasant experience!
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Feb 14, 2020
very nice and I was a new patient. I would definitely tell my friends to use Dr. Hitt.
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Feb 14, 2020
All very professional and caring.
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Feb 14, 2020
Very efficient and professional.
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Feb 13, 2020
I was disappointed that I didn't get to see Dr. Hitt. The resident answered my questions, but I would have preferred that Dr. Hitt came in instead of the resident.
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Feb 13, 2020
knowledge and expertise
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Feb 12, 2020
very good relationship w patients & eager to include patients in sharing information re health problem w them.
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Feb 12, 2020
Dr. Hitt and his staff r the BEST!
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Feb 8, 2020
Dr Hitt is excellent. He is professional yet very personal and makes you feel comfortable.
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Feb 8, 2020
did my knee replacement 11 years ago. Still working great. I wouldn't consider any other Doctor performing my next surgery. He knows what he is doing and gives upmost care.
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Feb 8, 2020
Dr. Hitt was very thorough and has performed total knee replacement on me before. I trust and respect him completely. I would have no concerns were he to operate on any family member or friend.
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Feb 7, 2020
very professional yet very friendly. an expert in his field!
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Feb 7, 2020
Dr. Hitt and his staff were very thorough with examination of my knee I would definitely recommend him for any knee or joint injuries.
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Feb 7, 2020
Dr. Hitt and staff are outstanding.
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Jan 31, 2020
Didn't get to see Dr hit saw a assistant instead was my only problem I had with this visit wanted to discuss my experience with him
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Jan 30, 2020
dr hitt and the resident were very attentive and comprehensive in their explanations and consultation. although my case was somewhat common, they considered my questions as important .
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Jan 29, 2020
very professional and conscientious. made me feel as though he really cared about my health and concerns
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Jan 25, 2020
DrHitt is a genuinely caring and excellent surgeon.We trust him in our healthcare decisions and surgeries.
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Jan 25, 2020
dr Hitt was the surgeon who performed my hip replacement. This visit was the six week follow up He is a very impressive person and doctor.
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Jan 25, 2020
very caring and friendly.
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Jan 24, 2020
very easy to understand what the problem is and what steps to take to address it.
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Jan 20, 2020
I had a great experience and received hope for the future. Thsnk you!!
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Jan 18, 2020
I was more than pleased with Dr Hitt. We need more doctors like him.
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Jan 18, 2020
I love coming here no matter the reason because everyone is kind and makes you feel well taken care of. The office is like a fine turned machine.
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Jan 18, 2020
I appreciated the time Dr. Hitt took to explain my options for treatment. He is very courteous, caring, & professional.
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Jan 18, 2020
Personable, professional, genuinely interested in my medical care, informative, excellent disclosure of treatment pros/cons
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Jan 16, 2020
very good experience!
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Jan 16, 2020
initial visit went well with Dr. He is very professional, kind, explained his impression thoroughly and answered all our questions. I hope he is as good as a surgeon because so far I feel confident.
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Jan 15, 2020
his knowledge and concern we're very positive
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Jan 15, 2020
Dr.Hitt and the staff were so friendly and show their concern about my situation.
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Jan 15, 2020
the care and outcome were exceptional.
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Jan 15, 2020
Dr Hitt is one of the most caring doctors I have ever had. He has done my knees and one hip replacement and I would not want to use any other doctor.
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Jan 14, 2020
informative and concerned
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Jan 13, 2020
Doctor Hitts is a excellent doctor
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Jan 12, 2020
Dr. Kirby Hitt is my only preference for this type of surgery.
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Jan 12, 2020
Dr.Hitt is a very nice Doctor he did my knee operation six yrs ago highly recommend him
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Jan 8, 2020
I am very pleased with Dr. Hitt's care.
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Jan 1, 2020
all is good. great care from the entire office
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Dec 4, 2019
saw a resident most appointments not dr Hitt. seems to have too many patients to provide good personal care.
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Nov 30, 2019
Dr. Hitt is the best! He is knowledgeable, experienced, very skilled, and personable. The TKA on my knee and the rehab went very well even though the knee was in very poor condition. Thank you so much, Dr. Hitt.
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Nov 30, 2019
Wonderful andcaring. highly recommend
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Nov 30, 2019
Dr. Hitt and his entire team have been wonderful care providers. I am a new patient and I will definitely recommend Dr. Hitt to other people who are considering knee replacement surgery. Thank you so much!
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Nov 30, 2019
I really like Dr Hitt and his staff. He was logical and not pushy. He laid out options and advice based on situation and best outcome to life style objectives. I appreciate his candor and upfront approach. He was also encouraging.
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Nov 27, 2019
friendly & professional
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Nov 15, 2019
DR HITT IS THE VERY BEST CARE PROVIDER AT SCOTT&WHITE.
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Nov 13, 2019
everything was rated A+
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Nov 13, 2019
I was amazed at how quickly I could get a consultation appt with Dr Hitt. He is very thorough and detailed. In the course of the conversation he addressed all the questions I had written down prior to my visit without having to ask.
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Nov 7, 2019
Didn't make me feel rushed; took time to answer questions and build rapport
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Nov 4, 2019
Dr Hit is top notch & I would drive across state to see him!
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Nov 1, 2019
he 's very thorough.
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Oct 29, 2019
fast friendly service
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Oct 25, 2019
I feel so fortunate to have e a doctor as skilled and
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Oct 23, 2019
he is very good at what he does. I recommend him to anyone who needs a knee replacement
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Oct 21, 2019
Dr. Hitt is the best (period) .. end of story.
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Oct 17, 2019
They were running late, but Dr Hitt made sure you were able to get all of your questions in and was very professional and made me feel at ease.
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Oct 14, 2019
love my new Dr..trying to help me w my pain and we shall see
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Oct 14, 2019
Explains everything in great detail. Easy to understand. Provides insight to "what to expect". Very personable
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Oct 12, 2019
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