Dr. Kirkman is a graduate of the University of Washington, where she obtained dual degrees in Neuroscience and English Literature. After moving east, she attended the University of Alabama Birmingham to complete her medical education. She interned in general surgery at Duke University and went on to perform her residency in Family Medicine. Having excelled through her degree program, Dr. Kirkman became board certified in Family Medicine.
Dr. Kirkman is a valuable addition to the Blue Ocean Dermatology team due to her broad training and specialization in working with families. In her free time, Dr. Kirkman enjoys being on the water in one form or another. She was a member of the University of Washington’s Division I crew team and remains an avid rower. She also enjoys surfing and snowboarding.