Dr. James Birch Jr, MD

Dr. James Birch Jr, MD

Geriatric Medicine  |  
Male  |  
Age 63
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. James Birch Jr, MD is a geriatric medicine doctor who practices in Kansas City, KS. He is 63 years old and has been practicing for 37 years.

3901 Rainbow Blvd

Kansas City, KS 66103

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Learn about Dr. Birch Jr

Be confident in your decisions by checking out your provider's top areas of care, education, patient reviews and more. Learn about finding the right doctor for you

Top Care Areas

new

See how frequently Dr. Birch Jr performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Gait Abnormality
very high
more than 95% of peers
Diabetes Type 2
high
more than 87% of peers
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
high
more than 86% of peers

Dr. Birch Jr's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

We're trying something new with Top Care Areas.Was it helpful for you?YesNo

1

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine
2

Board Certifications

  • Family Practice
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
  • Geriatric Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Family Medicine*
173

Conditions Treated

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bedsores
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dry Eyes
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Glaucoma
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Hives
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Disorders
  • Laryngitis
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leg and Foot Ulcers
  • Limb Cramp
  • Limb Pain
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Lipid Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Partial Lung Collapse
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Phosphorus Metabolism Disorders
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Pneumonia
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sepsis
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency

More

Read More
20

Procedures

  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Immunization
  • Liver Function Test
  • Newborn Metabolic Screening
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Pap Smear
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Rh Incompatibility Screening
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Wellness Examination

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

Healthgrades does not collect malpractice information for Kansas.

1 Sanction
  • Substance Abuse (12/16/2002)
    Action Taken: License Reinstatement with Restrictions and/or Terms and Conditions
    Summary: James T. Birch, MD, License# 0101-039492

    Nature of Complaint :

    Dr. Birch's Virginia medical license was suspended on 10/18/1999, based on alcohol abuse.

    Action Taken:

    License Reinstated on indefinite Probation with terms and conditions including compliance with his Health Practitioners Intervention Program (HPIP) Recovery Monitoring contract.

    State: Virginia
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Howard University Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Howard University Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1983

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Birch Jr has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

Dr. Birch Jr does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Birch Jr and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your profile.

Dr. Birch Jr's Reviews

Help millions of people find the right doctor. Share your experience today!
Are you Dr. Birch Jr?
Make it easy for patients to share their feedback. Also manage your personalized profile!

See our Geriatric Medicine Specialists at Research Medical Center

Visit Dr. Birch Jr

Dr. Birch Jr accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
    First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
    Preferred PPO
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Birch Jr has admitting privileges

The University of Kansas Hospital
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
View Hospital Profile