Dr. James Birkbeck, MD

Cardiology •  Male • Age 49
  
Dr. Birkbeck
Accepting new patients
929 Sw Mulvane St Topeka, KS 66606

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(785) 354-9591

Dr. James Birkbeck, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Topeka, KS and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Birkbeck has more experience with Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders, Cardiac Care, and Electrophysiology than other specialists in his area. He graduated from University of Kansas School of Medicine medical school in 1999. He is affiliated with medical facilities such as Community HealthCare System and Geary Community Hospital. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Birkbeck to book an appointment.


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Dr. Birkbeck accepts the following insurance:

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Choice Plus POS II
Anthem
National (BlueCard) PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
HealthyBlue 2.0
HealthyBlue Advantage
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MultiPlan PPO

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Practice Areas

Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders

Adult congenital cardiac disorder specialists diagnose and treat heart disorders, such as arrythmias and mitral valve disease, that have been present from birth to adulthood.Compare with other Adult Congenital Cardiac Disorders specialists.

Typically treats 76% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 7 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Atrial Fibrillation
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birkbeck treats Atrial Fibrillation more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Birkbeck treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Arrhythmias
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birkbeck treats Arrhythmias more than 98% of their peers

Dr. Birkbeck treats this condition more than 98% of their peers

Atrial Flutter
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birkbeck treats Atrial Flutter more than 96% of their peers

Dr. Birkbeck treats this condition more than 96% of their peers

Cardiac Care

Cardiac care specialists diagnose and treat general cardiac conditions such as high blood pressure, angina, and arrhythmias through procedures including cardiovascular stress tests, ablation therapy, and heart valve surgery.Compare with other Cardiac Care specialists.

Typically treats 66% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 18 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Heart Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birkbeck treats Heart Disease more than 100% of their peers

Dr. Birkbeck treats this condition more than 100% of their peers

Hypertension
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birkbeck treats Hypertension more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Birkbeck treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Hyperlipidemia
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birkbeck treats Hyperlipidemia more than 99% of their peers

Dr. Birkbeck treats this condition more than 99% of their peers

Electrophysiology

Electrophysiologists monitor, diagnose and treat abnormal heart rhythms through procedures such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) and pacemaker insertionsCompare with other Electrophysiology specialists.

Typically treats 73% more than similar doctors

Based on claims data for 2 conditions and procedures

TreatmentsTreatment Frequency
Cardiovascular Stress Test
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birkbeck performs Cardiovascular Stress Test more than 95% of their peers

Dr. Birkbeck performs this procedure more than 95% of their peers

Cardioversion, Elective
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birkbeck performs Cardioversion, Elective more than 84% of their peers

Dr. Birkbeck performs this procedure more than 84% of their peers

Cardiac Electrophysiology
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birkbeck performs Cardiac Electrophysiology more than 63% of their peers

Dr. Birkbeck performs this procedure more than 63% of their peers

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Dr. Birkbeck's conditions and procedures:

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Ectasia
  • Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Automatic Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillator (ICD) Implantation
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
  • Cardiac Electrophysiology
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Cardioversion, Elective
  • Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congenital Heart Disease
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Murmur
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Tumors, Benign
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pacemaker Insertion or Replacement
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Valve Disease
  • Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thoracentesis
  • Thrombolysis
  • Thrombosis
  • Tilt Testing or Cardiac Event Monitors
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease
  • Venous Hypertension

Dr. Birkbeck's Reviews

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About Me

Biography

Dr. James Birkbeck, MD is a Cardiology Specialist in Topeka, KS and has over 21 years of experience in the medical field. Dr. Birkbeck has more experience...Read more

Specialties

  • Cardiology

Board Certifications

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Education

1999
University of Kansas School of Medicine
Medical School

Awards

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Locations

Practice

929 Sw Mulvane St Topeka, KS 66606
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Affiliated Hospitals

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Community HealthCare System

Onaga, KS

85% Patient experience rating, 16% higher than the national average

Geary Community Hospital

Junction City, KS

73% Patient experience rating, 4% higher than the national average

Holton Community Hospital

Holton, KS

88% Patient experience rating, 19% higher than the national average

Stormont Vail Hospital

Topeka, KS

74% Patient experience rating, 5% higher than the national average

  • America's 100 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019)
  • America's 250 Best Hospitals Award™ (2020, 2019, 2018)
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