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What services does the Kirklin Clinic provide?

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As of 2015, the Kirklin Clinic provides outpatient care, including diagnostics, treatment, preventative medicine and one-day surgery, in 35 specialties from breast care services to general internal medicine to vascular surgery, according to the Kirklin Clinic website. The clinic is a department of the University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital.

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Clinical care at the Kirklin Clinic includes a teaching component for students and residents at the UAB Hospital, states the UAB School of Medicine. The center has eight operating rooms for outpatient surgical procedures that include cardiothoracic surgery, dermatologic surgery, neurosurgery, oral surgery and other surgical specialties. The clinic includes diagnostic units for computerized tomography, MRIs and endoscopy. There is a nuclear medicine department, a pharmacy, a dental clinic and a multidisciplinary diabetes clinic. General and specialty medical care is available in the Kirklin Clinic's 257 exam rooms, states the Kirklin Clinic.

The facility also offers a covered parking deck with access to the clinic via a weatherproof bridge at the second level, or the option to use a valet service, according to the Kirklin Clinic. All parking spaces are wheelchair accessible, and elevators are readily available. The clinic is located next door to the UAB Hospital to allow continuation of care between the two facilities. There is also a deli on the premises for quick meals.

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