Dr. Richard Jefson, MD

General Surgery •  Male • Age 72
  
Dr. Jefson
Accepting new patients

Borgess Surgical Specialties

6565 W Main St Kalamazoo, MI 49009

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(269) 372-8490

Dr. Richard Jefson, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Kalamazoo, MI and has over 48 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Loyola U, School of Medicine medical school in 1972. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Jefson to book an appointment.


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Dr. Jefson's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Breast Diseases
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jefson treats Breast Diseases more than 87% of his peers

Dr. Jefson treats this condition more than 87% of his peers

Umbilical Hernia
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jefson treats Umbilical Hernia more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Jefson treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Ventral Hernia
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high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Jefson treats Ventral Hernia more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Jefson treats this condition more than 86% of his peers

Dr. Jefson's conditions and procedures:

  • Abdominal Disorders
  • Abdominal Pain
  • Abscess
  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Anal Disorders
  • Anal Fissure
  • Anorectal Abscess
  • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
  • Appendectomy, Open
  • Appendicitis
  • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
  • Benign Tumor
  • Biopsy of Breast
  • Breast Cancer
  • Breast Diseases
  • Breast Lump
  • Breast Surgical Procedure
  • Cancer
  • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
  • Colectomy
  • Colon and Rectal Surgery
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Constipation
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Cyst Incision and Drainage
  • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Esophageal Surgery
  • Excision of Breast Tumor
  • Excision of Parotid, Sublingual, or Submandibular Gland
  • Excision of Skin Lesion
  • Excision, Shaving, or Destruction of Skin and Subcutaneous Tissue (incl. Mohs Micrographic Surgery), Tissue Transfer
  • Femoral Hernia Repair, Open
  • Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
  • Fracture
  • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
  • Gallbladder Cancer
  • Gallbladder Removal
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
  • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
  • Gastroenterology Procedures
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Surgery
  • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Hernia
  • Hernia Repair
  • Hidradenitis
  • Hyperparathyroidism
  • Incisional Hernia
  • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
  • Inguinal Hernia
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
  • Intestinal Atresia
  • Intestinal Obstruction
  • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
  • Lipomas
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lung Surgery
  • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
  • Mastectomy
  • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
  • Pancreatic Cancer
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
  • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
  • Port Placements or Replacements
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Puncture Aspiration
  • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Thyroid Cancer
  • Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
  • Ulcer
  • Umbilical Hernia
  • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
  • Varicose Veins
  • Vascular Disease
  • Ventral Hernia
  • Wound Repair

Dr. Jefson's Reviews

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4.4

Based on 7 ratings

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About Me

Biography

Dr. Richard Jefson, MD is a General Surgery Specialist in Kalamazoo, MI and has over 48 years of experience in the medical field. He graduated from Loyola U, School of Medicine medical school in 1972. He is accepting new patients. Be sure to call ahead with Dr. Jefson to book an appointment.

Specialties

  • General Surgery

Education

1977
SW Mich Area Hlth Ctr
Residency Hospital
1976
Bronson Hosp
Residency Hospital
1973
Borgess Medical Center
Internship Hospital
1972
Loyola U, School of Medicine
Medical School
University Of Notre Dame
Undergraduate School

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Locations

Borgess Surgical Specialties

Kalamazoo General Surgery6565 W Main St Kalamazoo, MI 49009
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