Dr. Bireley is a General Surgeon who has joined Dr Kennedy at the Renner General Surgery Clinic. He was born and raised in California. After graduating from High School in Placerville, he attended UC Davis for his undergraduate training. He spent three years in the pharmaceutical industry before matriculating into Touro University College of Osteopathic Medicine. While there, he was elected as Class President and later as Student Body President. After graduation from medical school, he did his internship training in Detroit, MI, and then completed his general surgery residency in Largo, FL. He was proud to have been named Resident of the Year by the nursing staff of his hospital during his final year of training. He performs the full breadth of general surgery including abdominal surgery, colorectal, breast, and hernia repair. In addition, he is also skilled in upper and lower endoscopy. He and his wife recently welcomed their first child, and are happy to be calling Humboldt County home. Dr. Bireley enjoys most outdoor activities, and, when not on call, can usually be found exploring the redwoods or enjoying the surrounding ocean.