Dr. Mark Theodore Birns MD Gastroenterologist

Dr. Mark Birns is a gastroenterologist in Rockville, Maryland. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Frederick Memorial Hospital and Shady Grove Adventist Hospital. He received his medical degree from Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and has been in practice for 40 years. Dr. Birns accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 15 doctors at Frederick Memorial Hospital and one of 32 at Shady Grove Adventist Hospital who specialize in Gastroenterology.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Gastroenterologist: General Gastroenterology, Advanced Endoscopic Interventional, Biliary Tract Disease, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Hospital Affiliation

Frederick Memorial Hospital

Shady Grove Adventist Hospital
High performing in Gastroenterology & GI Surgery

Education & Medical Training

Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Jacobi Medical Center
Residency, Internal Medicine, 1974 - 1977

Oregon Health & Science University
Fellowship, Gastroenterology, 1977 - 1979

Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
Class of 1974

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 36 years in Internal Medicine

American Board of Internal Medicine
Certified 33 years in Gastroenterology

MD State Medical License
Active through 2014

Awards, Honors & Recognition

Fellow (AGAF), American Gastroenterological Association

Publications & Presentations

Hemobilia and liver flukes in a patient from Thailand.
Wong, R. K., Peura, D. A., Mutter, M. L., Heit, H. A., Birns, M. T., Johnson, L. F.

Inadvertent instrumental perforation of the colon during laparoscopy: nonsurgical repair.
Birns, M. T.

Intramural hematoma of the small intestine presenting with major upper gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Case report and review of the literature.
Birns, M. T., Katon, R. M., Keller, F.

Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • CareFirst BCBS Maryland POS
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
  • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
  • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • First Health PPO
  • Great West PPO
  • Multiplan PHCS PPO
  • Multiplan PPO
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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