Dr. Christian Birkedal

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Lakeland and Bariatric Surgery

Lakeland Bariatric Surgery

There are many bariatric surgeons out there, but finding the right one is often daunting. Bariatric surgery requires great skills and a high level of patience. Dr. Birkedal possesses both these traits, along with many years of experience in the field. Apart from having a Board Certification in General Surgery under his belt, he is also an honorable member of the Florida Medical Association. Like all other surgeons, he has got a busy schedule, but unlike many, he always finds time to accommodate new patients and always takes the time to get to know them. You can reach him at 386-231-3530 at the Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center.

Many people suffer from several weight-related disorders, due to which they are often left low on confidence. Dr. Christian Birkedal specializes in almost all forms of weight loss surgeries. He will not only help you with the weight loss surgery part, but will also provide you with a detailed dietary chart to be included within your daily routine. Bariatric surgery consists of many types, namely lap band surgery, gastric sleeve, and gastric bypass surgery. Dr. Birkedal will help you choose the right surgery in order to tackle your health issues.

Laparoscopic Surgery Lakeland

Lakeland Thyroid Treatment

As you might know, the thyroid gland is a fragile and a sensitive part of our body, which is partly the reason why it is prone to malfunction. Thyroid cancer and hyperthyroidism are the two most critical diseases often found among thyroid patients. During thyroid surgery, the gland has to be carefully removed for treatment, thus calling for a high level of surgical skills. Dr. Birkedal is greatly experienced in this regard.

Hernia Surgery Lakeland

Hernia surgery or hernia repairing procedure was invented a long time ago. There is the traditional hernia surgery that involves creating two long incisions, as opposed to the modern laparoscopic surgery, which requires on 3 or 4 very small incisions. Dr. Birkedal is vastly experienced in both types of hernia surgeries, so choose whichever one you are comfortable with.

Vascular Surgery Lakeland

Diseases pertaining to the arteries and veins can be taken care of without much hassle through vascular surgery. These diseases usually occur due to certain weight problems faced in the past. The operation involves surgical reconstruction of the affected vascular system. Dr. Birkedal will repair your vascular system better than any general surgeon out there, thus helping you undergo other surgical procedures for weight loss without experiencing any unforeseen complications.


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Appointments and Honors

Lakeland  Gallbladder Surgery

Associate Professor

Vascular Surgery Lakeland

Eagle Scout

Gallbladder Surgery Lakeland

Say goodbye to your gallstone woes! Remove your gallbladder surgically without any complications. Apart from gallstones, a gallbladder could be affected with many other diseases. Get rid of them through the most commonly performed surgical procedures known to mankind – the gallbladder surgery – while simultaneously reducing your weight. Dr. Birkedal has successfully performed the surgery numerous times.

The Cost of Bariatric Surgery

The cost of bariatric surgery typically depends upon the type of surgery you need to undergo. Admittedly, the prices of each type of surgery change with the passage of time, but the average price ratio more or less remains constant. Dr. Birkedal will effectively diagnose your problems and suggest the right treatment for you.

Lakeland Gastric Bypass Surgery

Gastric bypass surgery is one of the most popular surgeries to reduce weight. It also takes care of hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and even diabetes. The benefits of undergoing a gastric bypass surgery are many, including those of appetite. Your diet will be radically modified for the better through this type of bariatric surgery.

Dr. Birkedal is widely known to be skillful and precise with the aforementioned variants of bariatric surgery. Let your weight loss surgery issues rest on him. He will analyze, operate, and provide an excellent result that will benefit you for a long time to come. Contact him at (386) 231-3530 from anywhere in Florida.

Zip Codes Served

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