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Dr. Kirk Ludwig, MD

General Surgery ·  Male · Age 56

Dr. Ludwig
9200 W Wisconsin Ave Milwaukee, WI 53226

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Dr. Kirk Ludwig, MD is a general surgery specialist in Milwaukee, WI and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine in 1988 and specializes in general surgery and colorectal surgery.


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(414) 805-3666

Dr. Ludwig accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Ludwig's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Anal Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ludwig treats Anal Disorders more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Ludwig treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Anal and Rectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ludwig treats Anal and Rectal Cancer more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Ludwig treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Anal Cancer
  • Rectal Cancer
Colorectal Cancer
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ludwig treats Colorectal Cancer more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Ludwig treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Distal Colorectal Cancer
  • Familial Colorectal Cancer
  • Hamartomatous Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-H Colorectal Cancer
  • MSI-L Colorectal Cancer
  • MSS Colorectal Cancer
  • Nonpolyposis Colorectal Cancer, Familial
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Sporadic Colorectal Cancer

Dr. Ludwig's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal and Rectal Cancer
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anal Fistula
  • Anal or Rectal Pain
  • Anal Prolapse
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Anoscopy With Removal of Anal Tumor
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Cancer
  • Colectomy
  • Colectomy and Sigmoidectomy With Robotic Assistance
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colonoscopy, Proctosigmoidoscopy, and Sigmoidoscopy
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Destruction of Anal Tumor
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
  • Excision of Rectal Tumor
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia Repair
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Intestinal Abscess
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Laparoscopic Treatment for Colorectal Disease
  • Laparotomy
  • Meckel's Diverticulum
  • Neuroendocrine Tumors
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Paracentesis
  • Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
  • 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)
  • Restorative Proctocolectomy With Ileal-Anal J Pouch
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Sphincter Reserving Surgery
  • Sphincterotomy
  • Surgical Treatment for Constipation
  • Transendoscopic Stent Placement
  • Ulcer
  • Ulcerative Colitis

About Me

Care Philosophy

Dr. Ludwig is a member of the Colorectal Surgery team. This team is comprised of surgeons/ nurses and support staff who specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of benign and malignant diseases of the colon/ rectum/ and anus. They work closely with ...

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Colorectal Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Colon & Rectal Surgery
  • General Surgery

Education

1996
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Fellowship Hospital
1994
Med College Of Wisconsin
Residency Hospital
1989
Med College Of Wisconsin
Internship Hospital
1988
University Of Cincinnati College Of Medicine
Medical School
1996
1994
1989
1988

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Dr. Ludwig and his staff were amazing !! They answered all of my questions and took the fear ( well most of the fear ) out of the surgery for me, .I would recommend Dr. Ludwig to anyone. Thank you for getting me through my fight w/ colon cancer !!
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I was very lucky to be referred to Dr. Ludwig. He is an extremely skilled and gifted surgeon. When your life hangs in the balance, choose Dr. Kirk Ludwig for any colorectal problem or surgery. I believe he will give you the best chance for success or survival.
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