Dr. James Birch Jr, MD

Dr. James Birch Jr, MD

Geriatric Medicine  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. James Birch Jr, MD is a geriatric medicine specialist in Kansas City, KS and has been practicing for 35 years. He graduated from University Of Kansas / School Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in geriatric medicine.

3901 Rainbow Blvd

Kansas City, KS 66103

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Insurance Accepted

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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