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Surgical Specialist, Colorectal Surgeon (colon & rectum)
26 years of experience
Accepting new patients
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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Elisa Birnbaum is Good. Dr. Birnbaum has been reviewed by 23 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.0
Promptness 3.4
Courteous Staff 3.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.0
Bedside Manner 3.3
Spends Time with Me 3.6
Follows Up After Visit 3.5

Specialties & Research

Dr. Elisa Birnbaum, MD is board certified in Colon & Rectal Surgery.

  • She has special expertise in 25 areas:
  • Adjuvant Chemotherapy
  • Anal Cancer (Anus Neoplasms)
  • Anal Ulcer (Fissure in Ano)
  • Colectomy
  • Colon Cancer
  • Colon Cancer (Sigmoid Neoplasms)
  • Colonic Diverticulitis
  • Colorectal Cancer
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Diverticulitis
  • Fecal Incontinence
  • Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
  • Hemorrhoids
  • Inflammatory Bowel Diseases (IBD)
  • Laproscopic Surgery (Laparoscopy)
  • Rectal Cancer
  • Rectal Diseases
  • Rectal Fistula
  • Rectal Prolapse
  • Rectovaginal Fistula
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Education & Awards

Dr. Birnbaum graduated from University of Illinois at Chicago. She has 5 awards.

One of America's Leading Experts on:
Glandular Cancer (Adenocarcinoma)
Rectal Cancer (Rectal Neoplasm)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® (2009, 2011 - 2015)
Castle Connolly America's Top Doctors® for Cancer (2009, 2012, 2014 - 2015)


Dr. Birnbaum has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital 
  • Siteman Cancer Center 

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Additional Information
Dr. Elisa Hope Birnbaum MD is a female Colon/Rectal Surgeon, has 26 years of experience and practices in Colon & Rectal Surgery.
Where does Dr. Elisa H. Birnbaum practice?
Dr. Elisa Birnbaum has 1 office location.
Dr. Elisa Birnbaum practices Colon & Rectal Surgery near Saint Louis, MO.
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