Dr. Ira Bird, MD

Dr. Ira Bird, MD

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Age 47
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Dr. Ira Bird, MD is a general surgery specialist in Brunswick, ME and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med in 1999 and specializes in general surgery.

121 Medical Center Dr Ste 2550

Brunswick, ME 04011

Contact Information

(207) 373-1707

Insurance Accepted

  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Golden Rule
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • Humana
  • Mail Handlers Benefit Plan (MHBP)
  • 3 More

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Top Care Areas

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Abdominal Disorders
high
more than 89% of peers
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
high
more than 85% of peers
Inguinal Hernia
high
more than 83% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • General Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • General Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Surgery*

59  Conditions Treated

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37  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Bladder Surgery
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparotomy
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Removal or Destruction of Rectal or Intestinal Tumor (incl. Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy and Control of Hemorrhage)
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Wound Repair
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

  • Univ Of Ct Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Bird has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Bird's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Bird

4.3

Based on 11 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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What People Say About Dr. Ira Bird, MD
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Dr. Bird has all the qualities you would hope to find in a medical professional, compassion, professionalism, honesty, a sense of humor, and surgical talent to name a few. I would trust him with my life, again.
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