Dr. Henry Bjerke MD
General Surgeons — Kansas City, MOContact Dr. Bjerke
Dr. Henry Bjerke specializes in general surgery, general practice, surgical critical care, trauma surgery in Kansas City, Missouri. Details of Dr. Bjerke's 30 years experience as an MD and education at University of Hawaii are available on your free doctor report.
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6420 Prospect Ave
Kansas City, MO 64132
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Dr. Henry Bjerke identified specializing in
General SurgeryGeneral Surgery
A surgeon manages a broad spectrum of surgical conditions affecting almost any area of the body. The surgeon established the diagnosis and provides the preoperative, operative, and postoperative care to surgical patients and is usually responsible for the comprehensive management of the trauma victim and the critically ill surgical patient. The surgeon uses a variety of diagnostic techniques, including endoscopy, for observing internal structures, and may use specialized instruments during operative procedures. A general surgeon is expected to be familiar with the salient features of other surgical specialties in order to recognize problems in those areas and to know when to refer a patient to another specialist., General Practice, Surgical Critical CareSurgical Critical Care
A surgeon with expertise in the management of the critically ill and postoperative patient, particularly the trauma victim, who specializes in critical care medicine diagnoses, treats and supports patients with multiple organ dysfunction. This specialist may have administrative responsibilities for intensive care units and may also facilitate and coordinate patient care among the primary physician, the critical care staff, and other specialists. and Trauma Surgery.. He is certified in General Surgery.
EducationDr. Bjerke attended medical school at University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine and graduated in 1983 having 30 years experience.
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