Dr. Christian Birkedal


Dr. Birkedal

Dr. Christian Birkedal is a Board Certified General Surgeon at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center. In addition to bariatric procedures, he performs many general surgery procedures, listed below. Prior to joining Florida Hospital, Dr. Birkedal served as the Director of Bariatric Surgery and Medical Director at Capital Regional Medical Center.

Dr. Birkedal is also an Associate Professor and instructs Florida State University medical students and Nova Southeastern University physician assistant students. He and his family are very active and he enjoys competing in triathlons and IronMan competitions.

General Surgery Procedures Performed by Dr. Birkedal

  • Amputation and revisions of amputations
  • Appendectomy
  • Bowel resection
  • Breast surgery – lumpectomy, mastectomy
  • Colostomy
  • Hemorrhoidectomy
  • Hernia
  • Inguinal repair: laparoscopic and open
    • Umbilical hernia repair – laparoscopic and open
    • Ventral/incisional hernia repair – laparoscopic and open
    • Hiatal hernia
  • Intestinal surgery
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Laparoscopic lysis of adhesions
  • Open cholecystectomy
  • Panniculectomy
  • Pilonidal cyst excision
  • Port placement
  • Skin graft
  • Skin lesion/mass excision
  • Thyroidectomy
  • Parathyroidectomy
  • Wound debridement/flap closure