Christian Birkedal, MD, is a bariatric and general surgeon who cares for patients in the Daytona Beach area.
To Dr. Birkedal, the best part of his job is answering God's call and caring for patients during a challenging period in their lives. Dr. Birkedal helps patients overcome severe obesity, lose weight and manage their related medical conditions through both surgical and non-surgical methods.
Dr. Birkedal graduated with the highest honors from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He later completed his residency at the former Montclair Baptist Medical Center. Dr. Birkedal is a member of the American Medical Association, the American College of Surgeons and the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
Dr. Birkedal's active lifestyle shows how being physically fit can benefit the mind, body and spirit. When he is not caring for patients, he enjoys competing in endurance sports, including swimming, cycling and running.
He speaks both English and Danish.