Dr. Carl Birk Jr, MD
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Dr. Carl Birk Jr, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Decatur, IL. He is 75 years old and has been practicing for 49 years.

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    Dr. Birk Jr's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in General Surgery
    •  Board certified in General Surgery
    •  No malpractice claims found
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • 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

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Missouri--Columbia School Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1968

    • Internship Hospital
      St Lukes Hospital

      Completed in 1969

    • Residency Hospital
      Alameda Co Highland Hospital

      Completed in 1973

    Languages Spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

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    Specialties

    • General Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • 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