Dr. Robert Lewis Kirby MD Medical Oncologist

Dr. Robert Kirby is a medical oncologist in Plano, Texas and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Medical Center of Plano and Medical City Dallas Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine and has been in practice for 38 years. He is one of 10 doctors at Medical Center of Plano and one of 35 at Medical City Dallas Hospital who specialize in Medical Oncology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Medical Oncologist: General Oncology

Hospital Affiliation

Medical City Dallas Hospital
High performing in Cancer

Medical Center of Plano

Education & Medical Training

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1977–1979

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Fellowship, Hematology, 1979–1980

University of Kansas School of Medicine
Fellowship, Medical Oncology, 1980–1982

University of Missouri-Columbia School of Medicine
Class of 1976

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified in Medical Oncology

TX State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Publications & Presentations

Docetaxel With Cyclophosphamide Is Associated With an Overall Survival Benefit Compared With Doxorubicin and Cyclophosphamide: 7-Year Follow-Up of US Oncology Research Trial 9735.
Jones, S., Holmes, F.A., O'Shaughnessy, J., Blum, J.L., Vukelja, S.J., McIntyre, K.J., Pippen, J.E., Bordelon, J.H., Kirby, R.L., Sandbach, J., Hyman, W.J., Richards, D.A., Mennel, R.G., Boehm, K.A., Meyer, W.G., Asmar, L., Mackey, D., Riedel, S., Muss, H

Phase II study of weekly albumin-bound paclitaxel for patients with metastatic breast cancer heavily pretreated with taxanes.
Blum, J.L., Savin, M.A., Edelman, G., Pippen, J.E., Robert, N.J., Geister, B.V., Kirby, R.L., Clawson, A., O'Shaughnessy, J.A.

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