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Kidanu Birhanu MD, Bariatric Medicine

Kidanu Birhanu, MD

CALL (219) 852-2518 Print
Primary Specialty

Bariatric Medicine

Secondary Specialties

Internal Medicine
Wound Care
Geriatric Medicine

Provider Type


Board Certification
  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine

Accepting new patients





Franciscan Midwest Bariatric Institute

Franciscan Midwest Bariatric Institute, Dyer, IN

24 Joliet Street
Dyer, IN 46311
(219) 852-2518

Office Hours:
Monday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 7:30 am - 4:00 pm

Franciscan Health Dyer

Franciscan Health Dyer, Dyer, IN

24 Joliet Street
Dyer, IN 46311
(219) 865-2141

Franciscan Health Hammond

Franciscan Health Hammond, Hammond, IN

5454 Hohman Avenue
Hammond, IN 46320
(219) 932-2300

  • Medical School
    University of Athens School of Medicine
  • Residency
    Grant Hospital
  • Fellowship
    University of Chicago
Gerald A. Cahill MD, Bariatric Surgery

Gerald A. Cahill, MD

Primary Specialty: Bariatric Surgery

Location: Franciscan Midwest Bariatric Institute (Primary)

  • American Board of Internal Medicine, Internal Medicine


  • Weight management
  • Caring for patients after bariatric surgery
  • Care of leg wounds related to obesity and diabetes

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