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Kirby Dee Hitt, MD

Joint Replacement
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LanguagesEnglish
Ages SeenAdolescents (ages 12-18), Adults, Geriatrics
Hospital Affiliations
  • Baylor Scott & White Continuing Care Hospital - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Temple
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - College Station
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Hillcrest
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Round Rock
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Taylor
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Buda
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Austin
  • Baylor Scott & White Medical Center - Lakeway
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
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Open Access Managed Choice
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Aetna - Open Access Select
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Aetna - Open Choice PPO
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - QPOS
Accepts New Patients
Aetna - Select SM
Accepts New Patients
Baylor Scott & White Quality Alliance - DFW ConnectedCare
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Blue Cross Blue Shield - Blue Advantage HMO
Accepts New Patients
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 Health Plans - CHIP
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Access PPO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Advantage Dual SNP (HMO SNP)
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - FirstCare Select Plus HMO Network
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FirstCare Health Plans - STAR Medicaid - MRSA
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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 Plus HMO
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Scott & White Health Plan - BSW Plus PPO
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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
Accepts New Patients
Scott & White Health Plan - BSWH Employee Network - PPO & HSA
Accepts New Patients
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
  • Medical School: Medical Doctor, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (1986)
  • Residency: Texas A and M College of Medicine/Scott and White (1991)
  • Fellowship: Cleveland Clinic Education Foundation (1992)
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 May 11, 2020, 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(234)
Overall: 4.8*
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Sep 13, 2020
Dr Hitt and his staff are The Best!
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Sep 12, 2020
The provider was very attentive to my concerns about my condition and gave me good advice.
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Sep 11, 2020
treated me like I was his only patient.
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Sep 11, 2020
Verry good slights the overall exprerience! Dr. Hit and his staff were beyond very good!
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Sep 9, 2020
Everyone I interfaced with were courteous and professional.Dr Hitt was very personable and made me feel as if I Was his only patient.
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Sep 9, 2020
great friendly doctor; explained my issue well and was able to help me get rid of the pain
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Sep 5, 2020
Provided what I wanted as far as recommendations and options.
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Aug 29, 2020
Dr.Hitt showed a ton of concern for my knee that has been swelling. He thoroughly explained what might be occurring regarding the knee swelling issue. Dr. Hitt also made a call the next day to see how I was feeling.
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Aug 29, 2020
Excellent care
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Aug 28, 2020
excellent!
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Aug 26, 2020
answer all questions clearly
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Aug 23, 2020
He has always been very thorough and answers all questions in language I can understand!
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Aug 23, 2020
All I can say is wow!! Dr. Hitt is amazing. He took the time to answer every question and concern. Best surgeon!!
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Aug 21, 2020
I am very pleased with BSW and Dr. Hitt and his staff. They provided excellent and very competent care for my TKA surgeries in 2019 and 2020.
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Aug 19, 2020
The Doctor had an unusual way of diagnosing the problem but effective and professional. He is very good in what does. I am secure in him doing surgery on me. I am good hand's, I too am of great faith in God. Amen
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Aug 18, 2020
very good
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Aug 13, 2020
very friendly, showed concerned, explained the issue, gave me options, and let me make the decision as to the direction to go
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Aug 12, 2020
Highly professionalGave answers I needed to hearDeeply appreciate his help
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Aug 10, 2020
explanation of problem very good. didn't just go to surgery if not needed.
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Aug 10, 2020
absolutely great!
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Aug 9, 2020
It is lamentable that all health care professionals are not as attentive and thorough as Dr. Hitt and his staff. I have recommended Him to five friends over a period of five years who have had knee replacements with Dr. Hitt and they have all, to the person, said they would see him again.
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Aug 8, 2020
Dr Hitt is a fantastic doctor. Resident and staff were incredible as well. Did a great job managing space and facility re COVID.
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Aug 8, 2020
Dr. Hitt and staff have always, in the last 12 or so years, been very professional and caring. knee replacements are perfect and I if I have shoulder replacement, it will also be perfect. I trust Dr. Hitt completely!
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Aug 8, 2020
Dr Hitt does a great job.
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Aug 7, 2020
Showed genuine concern and took his time in getting his thoughts on my issues resolved. Both the assistant and Dr. Hitt have their hearts in the right place.
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Aug 7, 2020
This was second hip replacement surgery with Dr. Hitt. Very satisfied with results from both.
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Aug 1, 2020
Dr HITT and his intern are both great!
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Aug 1, 2020
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Jul 31, 2020
Doctor Hitt is the best doctor one could ever hope for!
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Jul 27, 2020
Dr. Hitt did an excellent job on my knee replacement. His care after the surgery as well as follow up was super. I would , for sure, recommend him to anybody that was needing this care.
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Jul 25, 2020
one word ... PHENOMENAL!
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Jul 25, 2020
doctor was great but trying to get through was difficult
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Jul 24, 2020
Dr. Hitt was caring and compassionate, professional, expert in diagnosis and treatment, explained everything clearly, easy to talk to, and is an absolutely wonderful physician.
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Jul 24, 2020
I loved Dr. Hitt. He was very knowledgeable. He showed concern & compassion. The staff was excellent. I love Baylor Scott & White. I only wish I had lived down here sooner.
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Jul 22, 2020
Dr. Hitt has always been most respectful to me and my situation, as well as open to discussion, to questions and concerns. He instills both sincere caring as well as a confidence that instills a comforting re-assurance. I have told him he is the BEST.
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Jul 17, 2020
Dr. Hitt is amazing, kind, knowledgeable, and very professional.
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Jul 17, 2020
very professional
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Jul 15, 2020
most excellent
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Jul 11, 2020
very good
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Jul 11, 2020
very thorough and professional!
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Jul 11, 2020
I also saw Dr. Charlie Wilson, he too was excellent in answering my questions.
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Jul 10, 2020
dr Hitt is very easy to talk to and his resident also. he explained what was going on with me very well.
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Jul 10, 2020
Dr Hitt is outstanding.
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Jul 1, 2020
Thank you for "Keeping us safe" from the nurse meeting you at the front entrance to ck off your name to the nurse taking your temperature. Both were so kind and gracious. At the check in the representative was so professional and caring. Dr Hitt's nurse and the Resident were so attentive. Xray ppl wonderful! Oh course, my favorite is Dr. Hitt. He has done 4 surgeries on me and I sing his praises. So professional but so kind and caring and makes you feel special! Very thorough and explains everything in detail to you and gives you the opportunity to ask questions. Great team! Keep up the good work!
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Jun 27, 2020
Dr. Hitt has always been friendly & respectful to me. He has a wonderful bedside manner, is very knowledgeable & experienced. He was my surgeon when I needed surgery on my left knee.
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Jun 26, 2020
Dr Hitt was very nice. I also talked to his intern who was very knowledgeable.
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Jun 26, 2020
very good service
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Jun 22, 2020
I have been satisfied with my care and staff treatment
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Jun 22, 2020
I was pleasantly surprised at my first visit with Dr. Hitt. He was caring, knowledgeable and friendly. I am very pleased to be his patient.
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Jun 21, 2020
very professional and caring! Could not get better care anywhere.
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Jun 20, 2020
Knowledgeable, helpful, took as much time as necessary to discuss issues with me, and thorough.
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Jun 20, 2020
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Jun 19, 2020
Explained the problem, asked questions, and listened and responded to me. He is in the room, in that he is engaged with the patient instead of aloof or thinking about the next room he has to get to. He also gave a difficult shot himselfand gave concern of follow up. Smiled. Seems so simple but you would be surprised at the number of health care professionals who are no personable.
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Jun 19, 2020
I have never been so thoughly satisfied
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Jun 18, 2020
Saw him for the first time. Dr Hitt was very professional yet very easy to talk to and feel confident he cared about my injury.
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Jun 18, 2020
Wait time was minimum. Staff was friendly and helpful. Doctor Hitt was pleasant, gave me an injection that I expected to hurt but was pleasantly surprised. I was in and out, knee was hurting going into the office but much better when leaving.
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Jun 17, 2020
Very easy to talk to. Clear explanation of my condition.
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Jun 15, 2020
I'd been twice regarding my knee issues visit to the PA. The PA never explained fully the reason I could not have my knees replaced. Dr. Hitt explained in detail and reasonable reason I needed to lose my weight before surgery could be done! thank you
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Jun 15, 2020
This provider was NOT willing to help me. I have since found a Dr. who is willing to try If you want more details about this provider, you will have to contact me.
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Jun 13, 2020
very patient aware. showed concern and desire to remedy issues. TRUSTWORTHY.
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Jun 13, 2020
Dr. Hitt was wonderful. He took plenty of time to explain everything. Did not feel rushed at all, which was very much appreciated.
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Jun 9, 2020
Dr Hitt listen to my concerns. He explained his plan as we proceed.
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Jun 7, 2020
Dr Hitt was very nice and extremely knowledgeable. I agreed with his plan of action.
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Jun 6, 2020
Very professional and clearly, thoroughly explained options for care
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Jun 6, 2020
explanations good...answered all my questions...felt at ease
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Jun 5, 2020
Dr. Hitt is awesome.
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Jun 2, 2020
Excellent
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Jun 2, 2020
Dr.Hitt has been absolutely great in listening to my problems and finding a solution to fix my issue. Fantastic provider.
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May 31, 2020
Dr. Hitt is an easy, affable doctor who is comfortable w/ his skill & patients.
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May 30, 2020
He explained very well and demonstrated exercises to strengthen my core. I drove 200 miles one way just to see this doctor and I was not disappointed. I was very pleased.
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May 29, 2020
I have been a patient of Dr. Hitt for five years. He is truly genuine in his care, his manner is excellent and he is always so encouraging. he has replaced both of my hips. I was 48 when he told me I needed my hip replaced. I trusted him completely as his reputation is impeccable. I have been blessed to have such a surgeon to care for me.
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May 29, 2020
He was friendly and gave me the info I needed for my problem. Thank you, Dr Hitt.
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May 29, 2020
Everyone was great I like Dr.Hitt
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May 24, 2020
Dr. Hitt check thoroughly, lets you know whats going on, and what is available/
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May 24, 2020
Dr. Hitt is a wonderful & caring Dr. He operated on my right hip replacement several years ago and Is going to replace my left hip. I have the upmost confidence in his abilities as a surgeon and also I found him to be very caring and compassionate & kind !
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May 23, 2020
Dr. Hitt always shows concern for my issues and takes the time to explain so that I understand.
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May 23, 2020
very knowledgeable
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May 22, 2020
Dr. Hitt is excellent! Enough said!!
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May 22, 2020
Very thorough and professional doctoe/
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May 22, 2020
Very clear explanation of my problem. Dr. Hitt did not give the appearance of being rushed. He gave me a chance to tell him about my problem at the very beginning of the appointment. He listened to what I had to say.
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May 21, 2020
very good
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May 20, 2020
Very pleased with all the information I was given.
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May 20, 2020
Dr. Hitt took his time, was thorough and extremely nice. He was such a caring and positive doctor. Loved him!
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May 18, 2020
very pleasant and friendly
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May 18, 2020
Absolutely the best!
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May 16, 2020
first meeting..it seemed knowledgable and concerned and addressed my concerns
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May 16, 2020
Dr. Hitt and his staff are amazing. Their desire to help and answer questions are outstanding. Excellent office
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May 15, 2020
due to circumstances beyond anyones immediate control all was very good
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May 12, 2020
had complete confidence in Dr Hitt performance in my knee replacement. recovery was ahead of time.
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May 12, 2020
Absolutely a great experience
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May 11, 2020
DR. Hitt was very kind patient and understanding explained everything where I could understand.
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May 11, 2020
Dr. Hitt and his staff are the best .. its as simple as that.
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May 11, 2020
The most confident and caring doctor I've ever had the pleasure to met.
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May 9, 2020
very very good
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May 9, 2020
great doctor
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May 9, 2020
Dr. Hitt replaced my right hip in 2000, and I have never been sorry. He is the same polite, knowledgeable, and caring doctor as he was then, or even better. I gladly refer patients to him at every opportunity. I am now trusting him, with my left hip replacement. I am confident that I will have a much better quality of life afterwards.
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May 8, 2020
it was covid season...I was the only one in the waiting area the only one needing an xray, and Dr. Hitt's surgery schedule is limited...of course I received great care!
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May 8, 2020
Dr. Kirby Hitt is a true professional in every way.
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May 8, 2020
Excellent provider
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May 6, 2020
Been a patient of Dr. Hitt for 15 years. He is so friendly and informative. I am very confident in his knowledge and skill as a surgeon.
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May 6, 2020
Dr. Hitt is a kind caring individual.I am so pleased with the service I've had from him and his staff
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May 6, 2020
Identified problem and provided a solution!
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May 6, 2020
very polite listening me to about my depression and my health, Dr hitt is really great and listened and explained my need knee surgery. all personnel seem to concerned about each person. now I need a family Dr for me. .
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May 5, 2020
very professional & very caring
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Apr 24, 2020
Dr Hitt is one of the best doctors I have ever met. it was a real pleasure talking to him.
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Mar 27, 2020
Dr. Hitt has a wonderful personality and is an excellent physician. He shows genuine concern for me. He listens well and takes action on my concerns. I would highly recommend him!
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