Dr. Henry S. Bjerke, MD

Dr. Henry S. Bjerke, MD

General Surgery | Male | 59 years old

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.Read more

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2330 E Meyer Blvd Ste T207
Kansas City, MO 64132 Get Directions
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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.Read more

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Dr. Bjerke's 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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  •  Specializes in General Surgery
  •  Board certified in General Surgery
  •  Malpractice claims in Missouri not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • General Surgery

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

Education

  • Medical School
    UCLA school of Medicine
    University Of Hawaii John A Burns School Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1983

  • Internship Hospital
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Residency Hospital
    New England Med Center
    Tufts New England Medical Center
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Cedars Sinair Medical Center
    UCLA school of Medicine

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Trauma Medicine
  • Trauma Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • 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