Dr. Henry Bjerke, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 63
Dr. Bjerke
Accepting new patients

Bronson Trauma Surgery Services

601 John St Kalamazoo, MI 49007

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(269) 341-7140

Dr. Henry Bjerke, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Kalamazoo, MI. He is affiliated with medical facilities Bronson Methodist Hospital and Research Medical Center. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Bjerke to book an appointment.

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(269) 341-7140

Dr. Bjerke accepts the following insurance:

Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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Coventry Health Care
Golden Rule
Molina Healthcare
Sagamore Health Network
Sagamore Plus
TriCare for Life
United Healthcare

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Dr. Bjerke's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bjerke performs Appendectomy, Laparoscopic more than 76% of his peers

Dr. Bjerke performs this procedure more than 76% of his peers

Intestinal Obstruction

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bjerke treats Intestinal Obstruction more than 48% of his peers

Dr. Bjerke treats this condition more than 48% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Colonic Volvulus
  • Intussusception
  • Paralytic Ileus
Wound Repair

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Bjerke performs Wound Repair more than 28% of his peers

Dr. Bjerke performs this procedure more than 28% of his peers

Dr. Bjerke's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Arteriovenostomy for Renal Dialysis
  • Arteriovenous Shunt Creation
  • Barrett's Esophagus
  • Biliary Atresia
  • Breast Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Cholelithiasis
  • Colectomy
  • Collapsed Lung (Pneumothorax)
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • 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
  • Fecal Impaction Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gallstones
  • Gastric Ulcer
  • Gastrotomy
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Ileus
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Ischemia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparotomy
  • Lipomas
  • Liver Cancer
  • Lung Cancer
  • Neoplasm of Gastrointestinal Tract
  • Non-Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy, and Stenting
  • Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
  • Open Gastric Restrictive Procedure
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Dissection
  • Peripheral Arterial Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Pleural Effusion
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Rib Fracture
  • Second-Degree Burns
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Splenectomy
  • Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
  • Stomach and Small Intestine Cancer
  • Surgery, Trauma
  • Thoracentesis
  • Tracheal Surgery
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Vascular Insufficiency of Intestines
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

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About Me


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...Read more


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

Board Certifications


Cedars Sinair Medical Center
Fellowship Hospital
UCLA School Of Medicine
Fellowship Hospital
New England Med Center
Residency Hospital
Tufts New England Medical Center
Residency Hospital
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Internship Hospital


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Bronson Trauma Surgery Services

Bronson Trauma Surgery Services601 John St Kalamazoo, MI 49007

Affiliated Hospitals

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Bronson Methodist Hospital

Kalamazoo, MI

79% Patient experience rating, 10% higher than the national average

  • Outstanding Patient Experience Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)

Research Medical Center

Kansas City, MO

64% Patient experience rating, 5% lower than the national average

  • Patient Safety Excellence Award™ (2020)