George Kirkman holds bachelor's degrees from the University of New Orleans in both Biology and Psychology. He received his Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond and earned his Master of Science in Nursing from Northwestern State University of Louisiana. He is also a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing.
George has worked in the Ochsner system since 2014 and earned the Louisiana Nurses Foundation Florence Nightingale Award as Rookie of the Year in 2016 and was honored as one of Louisiana's Great 100 Nurses of 2016.
George is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner by the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners