Monthly Archive: June 2014

Jun 30

Problems with the Thyroid

If you have been experiencing problems with your thyroid and thyroid treatment has not been successful it may be possible that surgery is required. Consult with your doctor regarding the options that are open to you. Thyroid surgery can now be done using minimally invasive procedures that produce less scaring and down time in Sarasota. …

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Jun 27

Weight Loss Operations

When you are considering surgical procedures for weight loss, it is important that you are honest with your doctor and go over your options in detail. Ask questions and be sure that you are satisfied with the answers before making any decision. Consider all of your choices for weight loss in Bayonet Point and make …

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Jun 25

Newsletter for June

June’s newsletter covers two types of laparoscopic surgery that can repair problems and have you on the road to a quick recovery with minimal pain and scaring in Palm Bay.

Jun 23

Experience Counts

If you are considering weight loss surgery, be sure to research doctors who are experienced in this kind of surgery. A general surgeon may be adequate for some procedures, it is best to have a certified bariatric surgeon with years of experience with weight loss procedures. Call an experienced surgeon like Dr. Birkedal in Daytona …

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Jun 20

Surgery with Minimal Incisions

The field of laparoscopic surgery, or minimally invasive surgery, has made great strides in just the past 10 years. Once used for just a couple of surgeries, it is now used extensively for any number of procedures. Exposing as little of the inside of the body to the outside environment means better results for patient …

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Jun 18

Post Weight Loss Surgery Diet

After your weight loss surgery in Jacksonville, you will have to follow a liquid diet for several weeks while your stomach and digestive system adjust to their new situation. Eventually, you can move on to more solid food, but it will be a long process, so be prepared. Contact Dr. Birkedal to set up a …

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Jun 16

Minimally Invasive Hernia Surgery: Nissen Fundoplication

Dr. Christian Birkedal has been certified to perform multiple types of laparoscopic hernia surgery, including the procedure termed Nissen Fundoplication, the surgical repair of the lower esophageal sphincter. This approved, laparoscopic approach to a well-known procedure has become very popular, especially with the national increase in patients suffering from GERD (Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease). Over 10% …

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Jun 13

Happy Father’s Day!

Dr. Birkedal and his staff want to wish all of the father’s around Daytona Beach, a very happy Father’s Day. We hope it is a wonderful day filled with all your favorite things, and especially, your favorite people. Happy Father’s Day!

Jun 11

Minimally Invasive Inguinal Hernia Surgery

Dr. Christian Birkedal is a highly regarded general surgeon trained and expert in several types of laparoscopic hernia surgery, including inguinal hernia surgery. This type of surgery, employing miniature cameras and surgical tools to repair the bulging portions of intestine that have broken through weakened sections of the abdominal wall, results in less pain, faster …

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Jun 09

Lap Band Surgery

If you are considering lap band surgery, one of the important aspects to go over is whether your medical insurance will pay for the procedure. The cost of lap band surgery in Melbourne may be prohibitive without insurance coverage.

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