Dr. John Munn Kirkwood MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. John Kirkwood is a medical oncologist in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside. He received his medical degree from Yale University School of Medicine and has been in practice for 41 years. Dr. Kirkwood accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 10 doctors at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC and one of 10 at UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
High performing in Cancer

UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside
Ranked #25 in Cancer

Education & Medical Training

Yale-New Haven Hospital
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1973 - 1976

Yale University School of Medicine
Class of 1973

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 21 years in Pediatrics

American Board of Pediatrics
Certified 8 years in Developmental-Behavioral Pediatrics

IN State Medical License
Active through 2015

Publications & Presentations

17th Perspectives In Melanoma
2013 9 13

Serologic evidence of autoimmunity in E2696 and E1694 patients with high-risk melanoma treated with adjuvant interferon alfa.
Tarhini, A. A.,Shin, D.,Lee, S. J.,Stuckert, J.,Sander, C. A.,Kirkwood, J. M.

PD-1 and Tim-3 Regulate the Expansion of Tumor Antigen-Specific CD8+ T Cells Induced by Melanoma Vaccines.
Fourcade, J.,Sun, Z.,Pagliano, O.,Chauvin, J. M.,Sander, C.,Janjic, B.,Tarhini, A. A.,Tawbi, H. A.,Kirkwood, J. M.,Moschos, S.,Wang, H.,Guillaume, P.,Luescher, I. F.,Krieg, A.,Anderson, A. C.,Kuchroo, V. K.,Zarour, H. M.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • Cofinity PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • HealthAmerica HealthAssurance PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed Plus
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio SuperMed POS
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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