Dr. Phillip Bilderback

Dr. Phillip Bilderback

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122 4th Avenue
Grinnell, IN 50112
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Surgery
Bariatrics
General Surgery
Patient Services
Adolescent and Adult Evaluation and Care
Medical School: University of Washington School of Medicine
Residency: Virginia Mason Medical Center
 
Additional Accreditations

Board Certified General and Bariatric Surgeon

Professional & Personal Information

Dr. Bilderback joined Surgical Associates in 2021. Dr. Bilderback is a bariatric, upper gastrointestinal and general abdominal surgeon. He received his medical degree from University of Washington School of Medicine and went on to complete residency in General Surgery at Virginia Mason Medical Center in Seattle, WA. After residency, he sought additional training; completing fellowship in minimally invasive bariatric and upper gastrointestinal surgery at UCSF in San Francisco, CA in 2016.

 

His interest in bariatric, upper gastrointestinal and general surgery has continued with a focus on minimally invasive surgical solutions to problems such as acid reflux, hernias, obesity, and revision of previous bariatric procedures. He believes in the importance of personal connections in surgery and endeavors to make each of his patients feel heard and seen. He values education and takes the time to explain the diagnosis and the surgical approach in plain language to all of his patients.

Professional Societies

Society of Laparoscopic Surgery

Virginia Mason Surgical Society

Publications

Bilderback, PA, Massman III, JD, Smith, RK, LaSelva, D, Helton, WS. “Small Bowel Obstruction Is a Surgical Disease: Patients with Adhesive Small Bowel Obstruction Requiring Operation Have More Cost-Effective Care When Admitted to a Surgical Service.” JACS, July 2015

 

Rose, JB, Bilderback, PA, Raphaeili, T, Traverso, W, Helton, WS, Ryan Jr, JA, Biehl, T. “Use The Duodenum, It’s Right There: A retrospective cohort study comparing biliary reconstruction utilitizing either the jejunum or duodenum.” JAMA Surgery, 2013.

 

Bilderback, PA, Smith, RK, Helton, WS. “Intestinal Obstruction.” ACS Surgery: Principles and Practice. BC Decker. 2012

Contact Information
122 4th Avenue
Grinnell, IN 50112
Contact Phillip
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Surgery
Bariatrics
General Surgery
Patient Services
Adolescent and Adult Evaluation and Care
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