Dr. Henry Bjerke, MD

General Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 60
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Dr. Henry Bjerke, MD
Dr. Henry Bjerke, MD is a general surgery doctor who practices in Kansas City, MO. He is 60 years old.

Midwest Trauma & Surgical Specialists

2330 E Meyer Blvd Ste T207

Kansas City, MO 64132

Contact Information
Dr. Henry Bjerke, MD

Dr. Henry Bjerke, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
  • Tricare
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Care Philosophy

Dr. Scott Bjerke is a fellowship-trained traumatologist. He obtained his medical degree from John A Burns School of Medicine, Honolulu and completed his residency at Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston. He was a fellow at Cedars Sinai Medical Center and has served as medical director for both trauma services and trauma intensive care. Dr. Bjerke is a board-certified general surgeon and has taught advanced trauma life support as well as surgery and anatomy. In addition, he has performed as the tactical physician and medical director for the Indianapolis SWAT team, as a race track physician at the Indy 500 and sat on the committee on weapons of mass destruction with the FBI in Las Vegas. He is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons and member of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the American Association for the History of Medicine, the American Association for Academic Surgery, the International Society of Police Surgeons and the Midwest Surgical Association among others. Dr. Bjerke is the medical director of Trauma Services at Research Medical Center.
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Dr. Bjerke's Experience

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Dr. Bjerke'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 sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Trauma Medicine
  • Trauma Surgery
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Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
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Conditions Treated

  • Appendicitis
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Ventral Hernia
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Procedures

  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Colectomy
  • Embolectomy, Thrombectomy, or Vessel Exploration
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Stomach Tumor
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Tracheal Surgery

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Missouri.

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

  • UCLA school of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated
  • University Of Hawaii John A Burns School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1983
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • New England Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Tufts New England Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Cedars Sinair Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed
  • UCLA school of Medicine
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bjerke has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bjerke accepts 12 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • CoreSource
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • Molina Healthcare
    Molina
  • Tricare
    TriCare for Life
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.