Dr. Christian Birkedal, MD

Dr. Christian Birkedal, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 46
(36)
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Dr. Christian Birkedal, MD is a general surgery specialist in Daytona Beach, FL and has been practicing for 16 years. He graduated from University of Alabama At Birmingham in 1997 and specializes in general surgery, bariatric surgery, and more.Read his story

305 Memorial Medical Pkwy Ste 205

Daytona Beach, FL 32117

Contact Information

(386) 231-3530

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Assurant Health
  • AvMed
  • Bakery & Confectionary Union Plan
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • CHAMPVA
  • Cigna
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Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
very high
more than 98% of peers
Obesity
very high
more than 98% of peers
Stomach Surgery
very high
more than 87% of peers

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Dr. Birkedal's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Birkedal "Innovative and caring doctor with over 15 years of experience Dr. Birkedal grew up in Birmingham, AL. He completed his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at Florida State University. Next, he earned his medical degree at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. While there, he received the Tinsley-Harrison Scholarship for academic performance and the Gross Anatomy Instructor honor for academic performance, leadership and teaching ability. Finally, he completed a surgical residency at the Baptist Health System in Birmingham, AL. Prior to joining Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center, Dr. Birkedal served as the medical director of the Wound Treatment Center and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Capital Regional Medical Center in Tallahassee. He has presented internationally on several topics, including "Biopsy Fragment Supernates: A New Modality for the Rapid Diagnosis of Lung Cancer" and has written textbook chapters for Emedicine Textbook of Surgery. Dr. Birkedal is Board Certified in General Surgery and is a member of the Florida Medical Association, American College of Surgeons and Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine Society."

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Bariatric Surgery
  • Gastroenterological Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Surgery
  • Surgery
1

Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Physician Specialties*
44

Conditions Treated

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73

Procedures

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

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.

Education

  • Florida State University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1993
  • University of Alabama At Birmingham
    Medical School | Graduated 1997
  • Baptist Health System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2002

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Birkedal has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Danish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Birkedal's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Birkedal to family and friends
4.0
based on 36 total reviews (5 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (36)

  • 5
    (27)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (9)

Dr. Birkedal's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
VERY GOOD
Time well spent
VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
EXCELLENT
Office environment
EXCELLENT
Staff friendliness
EXCELLENT
Average wait time
10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (5)

in Ormond Beach, FL
Really not sure what happened...Dr. Birkedal removed enlarged lymph gland being suspicious of lymphoma because I was in extreme pain and had sudden weight loss of 8lbs in 2 weeks. I was told prior to consider a possible internal hernia. I had 3 E.R. visits at Florida Memorial which was total...more
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in Daytona Beach, FL
Dr. Birkedal is amazing. I had a total Thyroidectomy/Parathyroid removal and an Axillary Mass under my left arm on May 26th, 2016.He made me feel so comfortable before and after surgery. Dr. Birkedal is a very kind, caring, man. Awesome personality making me and my family very comfortable. His...more
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in Ormond Beach, FL
Was warned by GP not to use him for Gallbladder surgery, but due to ER situation, was assigned him for surgery as my choice surgeon was out of town during the emergency.. Birkedal Botched the surgery, sent me home without even seeing me in the hospital and ended up with 3 more ER visits, large...more
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in Ormond Beach, FL
Horrible experience: He is very enigmatic, poor surgeon, left me with grotesque hernias and did not remove tumors.
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in Melbourne, FL
He and his staff are totally professional, well trained in patient care and concerns of the patient, after care in well beyond what is necessary. Great team.
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