Dr. James Birch, MD

Geriatric Medicine •  Male • Age 66
  
Dr. Birch

The University of Kansas Hospital

4000 Cambridge St Kansas City, KS 66160

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Dr. James Birch, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Kansas City, KS and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from University of Kansas School of Medicine medical school in 1980. He is affiliated with University Of Kansas Hospital. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Birch to book an appointment.


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He is a great doctor. Patient caring and is good with my 93 old mother. Treats her with the utmost respect.
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My sister will begin as a new patient with Dr. Birch Jr. on June 18th 2019, we are very excited and I know she will be. Carolyn McDonald is her name, we are looking forward to meeting Dr. Birch, have heard so much positive feedback.
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Biography

Dr. James Birch, MD is a Geriatric Medicine Specialist in Kansas City, KS and has over 40 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from...Read more

Specialties

  • Geriatric Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

1983
Howard University Hospital
Residency Hospital
1981
Howard University Hospital
Internship Hospital
1980
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Medical School

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1 disciplinary action Found
  • Substance Abuse (12/16/2002)View details
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Dr. Birch's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Insomnia
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birch treats Insomnia more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Birch treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acute insomnia
  • Drug-Induced Insomnia
  • Endogenous Insomnia
  • Fatal Familial Insomnia
  • Insomnia With Sleep Apnea
  • Primary Insomnia
  • Psycho-Reactive Insomnia
  • Psychophysiological Insomnia
  • Secondary Insomnia
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Polyneuropathy
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Dr. Birch treats Polyneuropathy more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Birch treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

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  • Acute Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Alcoholic Polyneuropathy
  • Carcinomatous Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Demyelinating Neuropathy With IgM Monoclonal Gammapathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Polyradiculoneuropathy
  • Toxic Polyneuropathy Due to Acrylamide
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Diabetic Polyneuropathy
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birch treats Diabetic Polyneuropathy more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Birch treats this condition more than 88% of his peers

Dr. Birch's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Acidosis
  • Acute Bronchitis
  • Acute Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Acute Laryngitis
  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • Acute Upper Respiratory Infection
  • Acute Venous Embolism Thrombosis
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Allergic Reaction
  • Allergic Rhinitis
  • Anemia
  • Anemia and Iron Deficiency Screening
  • Anxiety
  • Arterial Blood Gas Test (ABG)
  • Arthritis
  • Asthma
  • Asymptomatic Post-Menopausal Status
  • Ataxia
  • Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Bacterial Sepsis
  • Bedsores
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bladder Diseases
  • Bladder Infection
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood in Urine (Hematuria)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Pain
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Bronchitis
  • Bronchospasm
  • Bruise of Face, Scalp, or Neck
  • Calcium Metabolism Disorders
  • Candidiasis of Skin and Nails
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Care Coordination for Complex Conditions and Procedures
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cellulitis
  • Chest Pain
  • Cholesterol Screening
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Cold Sore
  • Confusion
  • Constipation
  • COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease)
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Cough
  • Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
  • Dehydration
  • Dermatitis
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Secondary
  • Diabetes Screening
  • Diabetes Type 1
  • Diabetes Type 2
  • Diabetes With Renal Manifestations
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diarrhea
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diverticulosis, Intestinal
  • Dizziness
  • Dysphagia
  • Dysthymia (Chronic Depression)
  • Dysthymia and Cyclothymia (Mood Disorders)
  • Ear Disorders
  • Earwax Buildup
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Emphysema
  • Enlarged Prostate (BPH)
  • Erectile Dysfunction
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophagitis
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fecal Occult Blood Test for Colorectal Cancer
  • Fever
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fungal Infections
  • Fungal Nail Infection
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Gastritis
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Gastroparesis
  • Gonorrhea Screening
  • Gout
  • Headache
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Herpes Simplex Infection
  • Herpes Simplex Screening
  • Hives
  • Hoarse Voice (Dysphonia)
  • Hypercalcemia
  • Hyperkalemia
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Hypokalemia
  • Hypotension
  • Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
  • Hypothyroidism
  • Immunization Administration
  • Indigestion
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Insomnia
  • Iron Metabolism Disorders
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Itchy Skin
  • Jock Itch
  • 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
  • Liver Damage from Alcohol
  • Liver Function Test
  • Low Back Pain
  • Low Blood Oxygen Level
  • Malaise and Fatigue
  • Malnutrition
  • Mastodynia
  • Menopausal and Postmenopausal Disorders
  • Menstrual Disorders (incl. Dysmenorrhea)
  • Mineral Metabolism Disorders
  • Muscle Spasm
  • Muscle Weakness
  • Nausea
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Neurogenic Bladder
  • Nighttime Urination (Nocturia)
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
  • Noninfectious Gastroenteritis and Colitis
  • Obesity
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Osteoporosis Screening
  • Otitis Media
  • Outer Ear Infection
  • Overactive Bladder
  • Painful Urination (Dysuria)
  • Pap Smear
  • 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
  • Pollen Allergy
  • Polymyositis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Pregnancy Test
  • Prostate Cancer Screening
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Function Test
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rash
  • Reflux Esophagitis
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Ringworm
  • Rosacea
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis
  • Secondary Hypertension
  • Sepsis
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Screening
  • Shortness of Breath
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Sinusitis
  • Skin Infections
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Symptomatic Menopause
  • Testicular Dysfunction
  • Thrombosis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Thyroid Screening
  • Tinea Versicolor
  • Tinnitus
  • Tobacco Use Disorder
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Ulcer
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Urinary Hesitancy
  • Urinary Incontinence
  • Urinary Tract Infection (UTI)
  • Venous Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Venous Insufficiency
  • Vertigo
  • Vitamin D Deficiency
  • Wellness Examination
  • Wheezing

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Practice

The University of Kansas Hospital4000 Cambridge St Kansas City, KS 66160
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Kansas City Office3901 Rainbow Blvd Kansas City, KS 66160
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