Kirsten Freeman

Kirsten Freeman, MD

VA Faculty

Business Phone: (352) 265-0916

About Kirsten Freeman

Kristen Freeman, MD is an assistant professor with the division of cardiovascular surgery at the University of Florida.

She graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, minor in Economics. Freeman went on to pursue her education at University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, School of Medicine where she received her doctorate of medicine. Additionally, Freeman completed a cardiothoracic surgery research fellowship at the University of Colorado. Her residency was done at the University of Colorado Denver. Freeman completed a cardiothoracic surgery fellowship from the University of Florida, department of surgery, division of thoracic and cardiovascular surgery.

Freedman is certified by the American Board of Surgery.

Freeman has received multiple honors and awards throughout her profession career relating to her fellowship, residency, medical school and undergraduate career. Additionally, Freeman has been affiliated with numerous professional memberships including the American College of Surgeons.

Throughout her career, Freeman has been involved in multiple professional activities, and research publications.


Robotic Fellowship Award
2018-2019 · American Association for Thoracic Surgery
E.E. Moore Univ. of CO Department of Surgery Research Symposium Basic Science Award
2014 · University of Colorado
Paul C. Samson Western Thoracic Surgical Association
2013 · University of Colorado
No. 1 Rank in MD Class
2005-2009 · University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Wallace McNutt Award for Highest Achievement in Gross Anatomy and Embryology
2005-2009 · University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

Board Certifications

  • Certification
    SAGES Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS)
  • Surgery Certification #061999
    American Board of Surgery

Clinical Profile

  • Surgery
  • Cardiology
Areas of Interest
  • Spinal cord trauma
  • Thoracic Endovascular Aortic Repair (TEVAR)

Research Profile

Areas of Interest
  • hypothermic circulatory arrest
  • novel isolation protocol of spinal cord neurons
  • spinal cord injury


Fellowship in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery
2017-2020 · University of Florida
Fellowship in Surgery
2012-2014 · University of Colorado
Residency in Surgery
2009-2016 · University of Colorado Denver
Medical Degree
2005-2009 · University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Bachelor's Degree in Biology
2001-2005 · Texas A&M University

Contact Details

(352) 265-0916