Dr. Richard Jefson, MD

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Dr. Richard Jefson, MD

General Surgery | Male

Borgess Surgical Specialties 6565 W Main St # 205, Kalamazoo, MI 49009 Get Directions

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Dr. Jefson specializes in General Surgery and practices in Kalamazoo, MI. He practices at 2 locations.

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      • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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      Specialties

      • General Surgery

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      • General Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Abdominal Disorders
      • Abdominal Pain
      • Abscess
      • Anal Disorders
      • Anal Fissure
      • Anorectal Abscess
      • Appendicitis
      • Benign Tumor
      • Breast Cancer
      • Breast Diseases
      • Breast Lump
      • Cancer
      • Cholecystitis and Gallstones
      • Colorectal Cancer
      • Constipation
      • Crohn's Disease
      • Diaphragmatic and-or Hiatal Hernia
      • Fracture
      • Gallbladder and Biliary Tract Cancer
      • Gallbladder Cancer
      • Gastrointestinal Diseases
      • Gynecologic Cancer
      • Head and Neck Cancer
      • Hemorrhoids
      • Hernia
      • Hidradenitis
      • Hyperparathyroidism
      • Incisional Hernia
      • Inflammatory Bowel Disease
      • Inguinal Hernia
      • Intestinal Abscess
      • Intestinal Atresia
      • Intestinal Obstruction
      • Lipomas
      • Liver Cancer
      • Lung Cancer
      • Pancreatic Cancer
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Disease
      • Parathyroid (Gland) Tumor: Other than Malignant
      • Peripheral Arterial Aneurysm and Dissection
      • Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
      • Pleural Effusion
      • Pulmonary Disease
      • Secondary Malignancies
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Stomach Diseases
      • Thyroid Cancer
      • Ulcer
      • Ulcerative Colitis
      • Umbilical Hernia
      • Varicose Veins
      • Vascular Disease
      • Ventral Hernia

      Procedures Performed

      • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
      • Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
      • Appendectomy, Open
      • Axillary Lymph Node Dissection
      • Biopsy of Breast
      • Breast Reconstruction
      • Breast Surgical Procedure
      • Colectomy
      • Colon and Rectal Surgery
      • Cyst Incision and Drainage
      • Destruction of Anal Tumor
      • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
      • 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
      • Gallbladder Removal
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
      • Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Open
      • Gastric Bypass Surgery, Laparoscopic
      • Gastroenterology Procedures
      • Head and Neck Surgery
      • Heart Surgery
      • Hemorrhoidectomy or Excision of Anal Tags
      • Hernia Repair
      • Incisional Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
      • Intestinal Transplant (incl. Enterectomy)
      • Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
      • Lung Surgery
      • Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
      • Mastectomy
      • Open Incisional and-or Ventral Hernia Repair
      • Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Parathyroidectomy
      • Peripheral Artery Catheterization
      • Port Placements or Replacements
      • Puncture Aspiration
      • Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
      • Thoracentesis
      • Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Thyroidectomy
      • Thyroidectomy or Thyroid Lobectomy
      • Umbilical or Ventral Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
      • Wound Repair

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        Board Actions

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      Education

      • Medical School
        Loyola University Of Chicago/Stritch School Of Medicine

        Graduated in 1972

      • Internship Hospital
        Borgess Hospital

        Completed in 1973

      • Residency Hospital
        Bronson Hospital

        Completed in 1976

        Sw Mich Area Health Center

        Completed in 1977

      • Undergraduate School
        University Of Notre Dame

      Awards & Recognition

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
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      • Specializes in General Surgery
      • Board certified in General Surgery
      • Malpractice claims in Michigan not available
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Jefson's Office & Staff

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      Staff friendliness and courteousness
      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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      Experience with Dr. Jefson

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      How well provider explains medical condition(s)
      How well provider listens and answers questions
      Spends appropriate amount of time with patients