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Jennifer Kirby, MD

Jennifer L Kirby, MD

Practice Area: Diabetes & Metabolism Department: Medicine Division: Endocrinology and Metabolism Title: Assistant Professor ABMS Certification: Internal Medicine-General; Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Contact Information

Primary Location:
Diabetes and Endocrine Clinic
Fontaine Research Park Second Floor, Suite 2100 415 Ray C. Hunt Dr. Charlottesville, VA 22903 Phone: 434.924.1825 | Fax: 434.243.9616 Other Locations:
UVA Specialty Care Pinnacle Drive
UVA Family Medicine and Specialty Care Crozet


Dr. Jennifer Kirby is an assistant professor of endocrinology and metabolism, specializing in caring for patients with diabetes. She is board-certified in both general internal medicine and endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism. She is the co-director of the Cardiovascular Diabetes consult service at University Hospital and is a quality liaison for her division within the Department of Medicine.

Dr. Kirby was born in New Mexico but grew up near Washington, D.C., in Maryland. She attended the University of Maryland, College Park for her undergraduate studies, after which she took a position at the National Cancer Institute. She then completed her medical degree and PhD at the University of Virginia, remaining at UVA for her internal medicine residency — during which she served as chief resident for a year — and a fellowship in endocrinology and metabolism. She joined the faculty at UVA in 2011.

Married, with two sons, Dr. Kirby enjoys spending time with her family, particularly activities involving the outdoors and hockey. She also enjoys running the country roads and mountain trails near her central Virginia home. 


  • 2015 Bedside Manner Award, Our Health Magazine; First place