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Dr. Birkedal

Dr. Birkedal grew up in Birmingham, AL. He completed his undergraduate degree in Biochemistry at Florida State University. Next, he earned his medical degree at the University of Alabama School of Medicine. While there, he received the Tinsley-Harrison Scholarship for academic performance and the Gross Anatomy Instructor honor for academic performance, leadership and teaching ability. Finally, he completed a surgical residency at the Baptist Health System in Birmingham, AL.

Prior to joining AdventHealth Daytona Beach, Dr. Birkedal served as the medical director of the Wound Treatment Center and Chairman of the Department of Surgery at Capital Regional Medical Center in Tallahassee.

He has presented internationally on several topics, including “Biopsy Fragment Supernates: A New Modality for the Rapid Diagnosis of Lung Cancer” and has written textbook chapters for Emedicine Textbook of Surgery.

Meet Dr. Birkedal

Dr. Christian Birkedal now serves as the medical director of bariatric services at AdventHealth Daytona Beach, a 239-bed hospital in Daytona Beach.

The AdventHealth Daytona Beach Bariatric Center has been accredited as a Comprehensive Center under the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP®) for surgical treatment of severe obesity and its related conditions.

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Memberships, Appointments, and Honors

Florida State University College of Medicine
Florida Medical Association
Undersea & Hyperbaric Medical Society
Eagle Scout

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Dr. Christian Birkedal is a board certified General Surgeon specializing in medical weight loss and Bariatric Surgery. He also serves as the medical director of bariatric services at AdventHealth Daytona Beach.

To schedule an appointment, call 386-210-9844 or click on the link below.

 

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