Dr. Keith A. Beiermeister is a native east coaster and was born and raised in New Jersey. After attending boarding school at Cushing Academy in Ashburnham, Massachusetts he received his undergraduate degree at Hamilton College in upstate New York. He then went on to receive a masters degree in Biology from Drexel University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania before undertaking his formal medical training.
He completed his medical training and surgical residency at The University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, where in his final year, he was selected as Administrative Chief Resident. He then went on to complete a colon and rectal surgery fellowship at The Lehigh Valley Health Network in Allentown, Pennsylvania. In July of 2013 he settled in La Jolla to join Dr. Worsey in private practice at San Diego Colon and Rectal Surgeons.
Dr. Beiermeister’s interests and expertise cover all aspects of colon and rectal surgery but he has particular interest in maintaining a minimally invasive approach to both benign and malignant diseases of the colon and rectum. His practice spans a wide range of colorectal disorders including carcinoma of the colon, rectum and anus, inflammatory bowel disease, diverticulitis, complex anal and rectal procedures, constipation and fecal incontinence. He also performs both screening and diagnostic colonoscopies.
Dr. Beiermeister is married to a native Californian and now that they have settled back on the west coast they look forward to starting a family. In addition to family, his other interests include ice hockey (true to his northeast roots) and golf.