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Specializes in Geriatric Medicine • Male • Age 61

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The University of Kansas Hospital
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Kansas City, KS 66160

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Kansas City University Physical Inc
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Kansas City, KS 66103
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    Dr. Birch Jr.'s Experience

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    • Geriatric Medicine

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    • Geriatric Medicine
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    Malpractice Claims not available

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    • Substance Abuse  (12/16/2002)
    • Action Taken: License Reinstatement with Restrictions and/or Terms and Conditions
    • Summary: James T. Birch, MD, License# 0101-039492

      Nature of Complaint :

      Dr. Birch's Virginia medical license was suspended on 10/18/1999, based on alcohol abuse.

      Action Taken:

      License Reinstated on indefinite Probation with terms and conditions including compliance with his Health Practitioners Intervention Program (HPIP) Recovery Monitoring contract.

    • State: Virginia

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    Education & Training

    Medical School

    University Of Kansas School Of Medicine
    Graduated in 1980

    Internship Hospital

    Howard University Hospital
    Complete in 1981

    Residency Hospital

    Howard University Hospital
    Complete in 1983
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    Languages Spoken by Dr. Birch Jr. & Staff

    • English
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    Kansas City University Physical Inc
    3901 Rainbow Blvd
    Kansas City, KS 66103
    (913) 588-5000 (Office)
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