Dr. Michael C. Townsend, MD

Dr. Michael C. Townsend, MD

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Acute Care Surgery | Male | 60 years old

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Dr. Townsend earned his medical degree from The Ohio State University. He then completed his surgical internship, residency and fellowship at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Townsend is board certified in Surgery and holds a certificate of added qualifications in Surgical Critical Care. His areas of expertise include general and gastrointestinal surgery, trauma, critical care, surgical infections and intraabdominal sepsis.Read more

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    Dr. Townsend says...

    Dr. Townsend earned his medical degree from The Ohio State University. He then completed his surgical internship, residency and fellowship at Case Western Reserve University. Dr. Townsend is board certified in Surgery and holds a certificate of added qualifications in Surgical Critical Care. His areas of expertise include general and gastrointestinal surgery, trauma, critical care, surgical infections and intraabdominal sepsis.

    Dr. Townsend's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

    •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
    •  Specializes in Acute Care Surgery
    •  Board certified in Critical Care Surgery and General Surgery
    •  Malpractice claims in Louisiana not available
    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Awards & Honors
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    Board Certifications

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    • Critical Care Surgery
    • General Surgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Gallbladder Diseases
    • Gastrointestinal Bleeding
    • Hernia
    • Intra-Abdominal Mass
    • Sepsis
    • Surgical Infections

    Education

    • Medical School
      Ohio State University College Of Medicine

      Graduated in 1982

    • Internship Hospital
      Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

      Completed in 1988

    • Residency Hospital
      Case Western University Hospitals

      Completed in 1989

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine

      Completed in 1989

    • Undergraduate School
      Xavier University Ohio

      Graduated in 1979

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Professional Affiliations

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    Specialties

    • Acute Care Surgery
    • Critical Care Medicine
    • General Surgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Abdominal Surgery
    • Abdominal Wall Reconstruction
    • Colon Surgery
    • Gallbladder Surgery
    • Gastrointestinal Surgery
    • Hernia Repair
    • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
    • Lipomas Sebacious Cyst Removal
    • Percutaneous Edoscopic Gastrostomy (PEG)
    • Port Placements or Replacements
    • Re-Operative Surgery
    • Splenectomy
    • Tracheostomy
    • Tube Feeding