Category Archive: Dr. Christian Birkedal

Jan 18

Wellness Services

Our professional staff offers weight-loss surgery, but also non-surgical approaches to weight loss. An important part of a successful weight loss program is commitment to some form of exercise. Read “Commit to Exercising Every Day” to find out more. Joining a group or individual program that encourages exercise is one good way to keep that …

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Jan 07

Happy New Year and a Little ‘Heads Up’

Advent Health

Many of our articles have ended with this or a similar statement – “Our office located at 305 Memorial Medical Parkway in Daytona Beach is part of the Florida Hospital network.” We are still a part of that very fine organization, but as of January 1st of this year, the Florida Hospital network is known …

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Jan 04

Choose the right surgeon

If you have been told by your primary care doctor that surgery is needed or is an option, you have some choices to make. How will you go about choosing the surgeon who will do the procedure? Have you confirmed the physician’s credentials or made sure that the surgeon is board certified or board eligible? …

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Nov 09

Did you know that Dr. Birkedal is a featured contributor to OurSeniors.net Magazine?

OurSeniors.net Magazine

That is correct! Besides practicing general surgery, Dr. Birkedal contributes to this valuable local publication on a regular basis. You can read his article in the Fall, 2018 edition of OurSeniors.net Magazine by clicking “When Seniors Need Surgery.” If you have questions about topics like “When Seniors Need Surgery” or any other subject relating to …

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Oct 29

You can find us at three locations

Florida Hospital

We want to make our practice available to the greatest number of people possible. For that reason, we maintain three office locations in the East Central Florida area. By doing so, we are able to offer our surgery services to patients from New Smyrna Beach in the south to Palm Coast in the North. A …

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Oct 15

How do I choose a surgeon?

If you have been told that you need surgery, or if you are considering an elective procedure, you have an important task at hand: choosing a surgeon. Even a ‘routine’ surgery procedure like hernia repair can seem intimidating. What should you look for when deciding on the right doctor for your surgical procedure? Take a …

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Sep 21

Surgery and seniors

The state of Florida, especially the Volusia-Flagler and Central Florida Regions are blessed with a senior population that contributes greatly to our culture, our economy and our lifestyle.  This population has a special set of medical needs that must be met with understanding and professional skill. Some seniors are fearful of any type of surgery, …

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Sep 19

Surgical services

General surgeons are often involved in many different areas of surgery. Although our practice concentrates on bariatric surgery (weight loss surgery), we also do procedures like minimally-invasive breast surgery, thyroid surgery, hernia surgery and wound care. Take a look at our Surgical Services page to see more and then call our office at (386) 210-9794 …

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Sep 12

Insurance coverage is a major concern to many patients

Our office works with many different insurance companies to bring affordable medical care to this community. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Humana Healthcare, Medicare and United Healthcare are just a few of the well-known policies we accept. You can see a complete list by clicking Insurance Coverage. For further information, you can contact us by using Contact …

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Aug 29

There are several ways to get in contact with Dr. Birkedal

Our practice tries to use a variety of platforms to reach, educate and help patients. This includes our presence on Google + on Facebook, our website at Dr. Christain Birkedal, MD, and our email link at Contact Dr Birkedal. Please take a look at all of our up-to-date media efforts, and then give us a …

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