Dr. Kevin Kirkpatrick
Born in Oklahoma but raised in Santa Fe, NM, Dr. Kirkpatrick graduated high school at New Mexico Military Institute in Roswell. He subsequently attended Westminster College in Missouri and the University of Pennsylvania. He worked as an EMT for Santa Fe County and Albuquerque Ambulance Service before entering the University of New Mexico School of Medicine, graduating near the top of his class in 1996.
Through Texas A&M University he completed an Emergency Medicine Residency at Scott and White Hospital in Temple, TX, where he also served a year as chief resident. He and his family eagerly returned home to New Mexico where he has worked as an emergency physician for Presbyterian Hospital since 1999. His wife is a New Mexico native.
Currently he is also the medical director and a flight physician for AirCARE1 International, medical director for the EMT-Paramedic Training Program at CNM and a supervising physician/advisor for the Presbyterian Cardiac Rehab program. He served in the NM Air National Guard and was deployed to New Orleans as the senior medical officer for New Mexico's task force in response to Hurricane Katrina where he was recognized for outstanding service.