The Kirklin Clinic scr 1 The Kirklin Clinic (TKC) is an outpatient care facility that is home to more than 900 physicians in 35 specialties and is one of the busiest outpatient clinics in America: over 1400 patients are seen daily. Cardiology care at TKC stresses excellence in cutting edge, compassionate and innovative patient care and technology.

The Kirklin Clinic (TKC)
2000 6th Avenue South
Birmingham, Alabama 35205

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Contact Information

The Kirklin Clinic (General information & scheduling)
Phone: (205) 801-8000

UAB HealthFinder

Phone: (205) 934-9999
Toll Free: 1-800-UAB-8816 (1-800-822-8816)
Online: Make an appointment online  (non-emergencies, only)

After hours & emergencies

UAB Paging: (205) 934-3411

Cardiology Clinic

  • Cardiac catheterization
  • Echocardiogram imaging
  • Enhanced External Cardiac Pulsation (EECP)
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  • Monitoring of heart rhythm
  • Nuclear testing
  • Stress testing


The Kirklin Clinic, 4th floor

Cardiology Procedures

  • Cardiac function exams
  • Diagnostic cardiac catheterization
  • Diagnostic non-invasive nuclear cardiac perfusion studies
  • Dysautonomia testing
  • Electrocardiograms
  • Graded exercise tests
  • Heart biopsies
  • Holter monitor placement
  • IV therapy
  • Medication
  • Memory tracers
  • Metabolic stress tests
  • Patient assessment
  • Patient education

The Kirklin Clinic, 4th floor

Cardiothoracic Surgery

Cardiovascular Services
  • Complex cardiothoracic surgery for neonates, infants, children and adults, including surgery for those with complex congenital heart disease
  • End-stage cardiac procedures including the use of Mechanical Circulatory Support Devices
  • Endovascular aortic graft placement
  • Heart Transplantations and Lung Transplantations
  • Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery offers patients state-of-the-art procedures not offered elsewhere in the region, including:
    • Procedures to treat aneurysms of the descending aorta
    • Procedures for Diseases of the Thoracic Aorta
    • Stentless valvular procedures
  • Surgical treatment of valvular heart diseases, including heart valve repair and replacement

The Kirklin Clinic, 5th floor

Cardiothoracic Transplant

Care for patients undergoing:
  • Heart Transplant
  • Heart & Lung Transplant

The Kirklin Clinic, 5th floor