Dr. Carl Birk Jr., MD

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Specializes in General Surgery • Male • Age 74

302 W Hay St Ste 205
Decatur, IL 62526
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Decatur Memorial Hospital Srgry
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Decatur, IL 62526
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    Dr. Birk Jr.'s Experience

    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Board Certifications

    • General Surgery
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    • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
    • Biopsy of Breast
    • Colectomy
    • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
    • Excision of Breast Tumor
    • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
    • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
    • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
    • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
    • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
    • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
    • Mastectomy
    • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
    • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
    • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
    • Vagotomy
    • Wound Repair
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    • Abdominal Pain
    • Appendicitis
    • Breast Cancer
    • Breast Lump
    • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
    • Colorectal Cancer
    • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
    • Esophageal Cancer
    • Esophageal Varices
    • Hemorrhoids
    • Incisional Hernia
    • Inguinal Hernia
    • Lipomas
    • Lung Cancer
    • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
    • Pyloric Stenosis
    • Secondary Malignancies
    • Umbilical Hernia
    • Ventral Hernia
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    Background Check for Dr. Birk Jr.

    0 Malpractice Claims

    • No malpractice history found for Illinois.
    • No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    0 Board Actions

    • No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.
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    Awards & Recognitions

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1968

    Internship Hospital

    St Lukes Hospital
    Complete in 1969

    Residency Hospital

    Alameda Co Highland Hospital
    Complete in 1973
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Birk Jr. & Staff

    • English
    • Spanish
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    Decatur Memorial Hospital Srgry
    302 W Hay St Ste 205
    Decatur, IL 62526
    (217) 876-2730 (Office)
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    Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
    Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
    Staff friendliness and courteousness
    Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    Under 10 minutes
    Tell us about Dr. Birk Jr.
    Level of trust in provider's decisions
    How well provider explains medical condition(s)
    How well provider listens and answers questions
    Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
    Tell us about yourself How's this used?
    Your gender:
       
    Your age group:
    18 – 24 years old
    Number of office visits you've had in the last 2 years:
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