By: Duane Blankenship | Category: Professional Services | Issue: April 2012
Dr. Kyle Hrdlicka of Claremore Surgeons is a general, vascular and endovascular surgery specialist.
If your internist or family doctor ever tells you it’s time to see a surgeon, please remember that you are the one who ultimately selects your surgeon. Although he or she may make a referral or help you make a decision, the final decision is yours.
Dr. Kyle Hrdlicka specializes in general, vascular and endovascular surgery. He completed his undergraduate work at the University of Oklahoma and attended medical school at Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Hrdlicka completed his internship at Ohio University Doctors Hospital in Columbus, where he also did his residency in general surgery as well as his fellowship. He also did a sub-fellowship in endovascular surgery at the Arizona Heart Institute in Phoenix.
Dr. Hrdlicka was board certified as a general surgeon in 2000 by the State Board of Ohio and in 2001 by the Oklahoma State Medical Board of Osteopathic Medical Examiner.
Professional organizations of which Dr. Hrdlicka is a member include the American Osteopathic Association, Ohio Osteopathic Association, American College of Osteopathic Surgeons (Candidate), and the American Medical Association.
Claremore Surgeons, Inc. is a general and vascular surgical specialty office in Claremore, just 25 minutes northeast of Tulsa. They have been in practice since 1970, when Dr. Kyle Hrdlicka’s father, Dr. Larry Hrdlicka, and Dr. Larry Ivan Young began the practice. Dr. Kyle Hrdlicka joined the practice in 2000. Kyle was raised in Claremore and graduated from Claremore High School in 1983. He and his wife live there with their four children, and he enjoys hunting, fishing, camping and golf.
Claremore Surgeons recently received the 2011 Small Business of the Year Award presented by the Claremore Chamber of Commerce. During the business’s extensive remodeling project last year, only local contractors were used.
Some of the full-service general surgical procedures performed by Dr. Hrdlicka include general surgery, vascular surgery, advanced laparoscopy, surgical oncology, colonoscopy, vasectomy, minimally invasive surgical procedures, breast cancer surgery, mammosite, laser venous closure, and laser/light therapy. He also performs a complete line of endoscopic procedures including colonoscopy and EGD.
Unless your insurance company requires it, no referral is needed when you make your appointment to visit the offices of Claremore Surgeons. “If you have doubts or questions, just give us a call,” said Dr. Hrdlicka. “We are contracted with most insurance companies.”
Claremore Surgeons has privileges at Hillcrest Claremore Regional, St. John Owasso, and Memorial Surgical Center in Tulsa located at 81st and Memorial. “If you have no insurance, but have surgical needs that we provide, my staff and I can often get you an attractive cash rate by negotiating on your behalf, and the rate could equate to a very big savings,” says Dr. Hrdlicka. He adds that most elective surgical needs are negotiable up front, and their office is happy to do the negotiations for you.
Bottom line – it’s all about you at Claremore Surgeons. Check them out if ever general surgery is recommended to correct a health issue or problem you are experiencing. And remember, it’s your decision to pick the surgeon you want to perform the procedure.
Blankenship graduated from the University of Oklahoma and has enjoyed a lifetime career in advertising. He started his own advertising business in 1993 and enjoys creating graphic art and writing. Hobbies include hunting, fishing and pencil drawings. Duane and his wife, Janice, have been married over 50 years and are active in their church and community. He has been a contributing writer for Value News/Values Magazine since 2005.