Dr. Kirk Ludwig MD Surgeon

Dr. Kirk Ludwig is a surgeon in Milwaukee, Wisconsin and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Community Memorial Hospital and Duke University Hospital. He received his medical degree from University of Cincinnati College of Medicine and has been in practice for 26 years. Dr. Ludwig accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 33 doctors at Community Memorial Hospital and one of 175 at Duke University Hospital who specialize in Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Surgeon: General Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Residency, Colon and Rectal Surgery, 1995–1996

Medical College of Wisconsin Affiliated Hospitals
Residency, General Surgery, 1988–1994

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Class of 1988

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Colon and Rectal Surgery
Certified 16 years in Colon & Rectal Surgery

American Board of Surgery
Certified 19 years in Surgery

NC State Medical License
Active through 2014

WI State Medical License
Active through 2015

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (FACS), American College of Surgeons

Super Doctor, SuperDoctors.com

Publications & Presentations

Nitric oxide regulates polarity of guinea pig distal colon pellet propagation and circular muscle motor response.
Gribovskaja-Rupp, I.,Kwak, J. M.,Takahashi, T.,Ludwig, K.

Regional difference in colonic motility response to electrical field stimulation in Guinea pig.
Kwak, J. M.,Babygirija, R.,Gribovskaja-Rupp, I.,Takahashi, T.,Yamato, S.,Ludwig, K.

Affiliative behavior attenuates stress responses of GI tract via up-regulating hypothalamic oxytocin expression.
Babygirija, R., Cerjak, D., Yoshimoto, S., Gribovskaja-Rupp, I., Bülbül, M., Ludwig, K., Takahashi, T.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Anthem Blue Access PPO
  • Anthem Blue Preferred Plus POS
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • BCBS Illinois PPO
  • BCBS Texas BlueChoice
  • CIGNA HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • CIGNA PPO
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • Network Health Plan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
  • WEA Trust POS-SE
  • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref

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