Dr. Brian Durkin, DO

Dr. Brian Durkin, DO

Pain Medicine | Male | 49 years old

20 reviews| Leave a review

Learn about this doctor

Personal Bio

Dr. Brian T. Durkin is a Board Certified Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine serving the New York area. Dr. Durkin is...Read more

Dr. Durkin's Experience

Experience Match

See how Dr. Durkin's experience matches your preferences.


For the best healthcare for your needs, choose a doctor who specializes in your medical condition.

Board Certifications

Board certification indicates that a doctor is highly qualified in the medical field in which they practice.

Conditions Treated

Check to see that this provider treats your medical condition.

Procedures Performed

Check to see that this provider performs the procedure that you need.

Background Check

Check to see if your provider has any malpractices, board actions, or sanctions.


Learn more about where this provider went to medical school, residency, and more.

Awards & Recognition

View information about special awards and recognition for this provider.

Languages Spoken

Check to see what languages this provider and/or staff speak.

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

View memberships and affiliations associated with this provider.

Visiting Dr. Durkin

Dr. Durkin accepts 1 insurance carrier

Affiliated Hospitals

Hospital Quality

Check out the quality of care at the 4 hospitals where Dr. Durkin has admitting privileges.

Hospital Quality Awards


Dr. Durkin's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Durkin to family and friends
based on 20 total surveys (8 with reviews)
Key Survey Insights
  • Trustworthiness
  • Helpfulness
  • Staff
  • Scheduling
Experience with Dr. Durkin
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
  • How well provider listens and answers questions
  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
Dr. Durkin's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    16 – 30 minutes (19)
Open Full Survey+
in Smithtown, NY |
This doctor is more interested in treating the statistics / what he reads ie what the CDC recommends rather than assessing and formulating his own professional opinion on individual patients. He does what a published document says rather than treating the individual symptoms and side effects that each patient may experience. He's also very 'needle' happy (hospital procedures involving lumbar/cervical injections). He always want to go that route over meds, bc there's more $$ in it!
Brooklyn, NY |
Great guy! Cares about his patients and skilled.
Suffolk County, NY |
Not only Dr. During was the only 1 who relieved my 56 yr old brother in law out of cancer causing pain his last few months of living BUT I feel soo much better with my multiple spine herniation's but I'm on less rx''s & less damage being done to my stomach, liver & kidneys! I was under the care of a different pain specialist for 12yrs that never offered procedures that I'm receiving now! Dr. Durkin even goes as far as swabbing the mouth of some of his pts to find the correct medication via DNA.
in Syosset, NY |
Dr. Durkin is a great doctor. He won't give you the warm fuzzies but he knows what he's doing. Four years ago he gave me an epidural that relieved my pain for 4 years. This time around he referred me to a surgeon, giving his honest opinion that my back has deteriorated too much to continue relying on epidurals for pain relief.
Run..it's the best advice I can give. This guy has a serious lack of compassion: despite his accolades and merits intellectually, his practice stays very much in the realm of theoretical with sincere lack of interest in real world problems. Certainly not qualified to be managing anything on behalf of anyone. Unless of course the problem is only in theory. Please don't take my word forit, go waste some of your precious time and see for yourself. This is only my first, second and third inpression.
New York, NY |
I had given up and my life would just be taking pain meds, sleeping and laying in the bed. A Doctor in the ER, that had seen me a few time for back pain. Wanted me to see Dr. Durkin. From the very first appointment he was able to help me and over a period of time has given me back a part life I have not had for along time.
Melville, NY |
The BEST doctor ever. He is one of the most caring and sincere individuals -- an old fashioned kind of guy who's practicing medicine for the right reasons. He understands pain like no one else and goes out of his way to talk on a level you can understand. He will do anything to help you improve your pain and suffering. He's super responsive, too, and Debbie in his office is a gem. You nay find a doc w/ better credentials or a more bubbly personality, but not a more dedicated or helpful one.
in Port Jefferson, NY |
Great doctor!!!
Have you seen Dr. Brian Durkin, DO?
Are you Dr. Durkin?
Respond to your reviews and manage your personalized profile today!
Post your response

Compare Dr. Durkin

Compare this Doctor
View other doctors with similar experience to find the right doctor for you.
View all 10 matches

Dr. Durkin says...

Dr. Brian T. Durkin is a Board Certified Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine serving the New York area. Dr. Durkin is experienced in Pain Medicine and Anesthesiology. He is a member of the Stony Brook University Hospital and the University Hospital & Medical Center Stony Brook. Dr. Durkin was also awarded the Patients' Choice Award and the Compassionate Doctor Recognition.


  • Cash, checks, major credit cards.


  • We accept most insurance plans.


  • Monday - Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm

Dr. Durkin says...

  • Anesthesiology
  • Interventional Pain Management
  • Interventional Pain Medicine
  • Pain Medicine

Dr. Durkin's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Pain Medicine
  •  Board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    What is a recognized doctor
  • Media & Publications

    Dr. Durkin has no media or publications listed.

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New York.

    What is medical malpractice
  • 0

    No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What is a sanction or disciplinary action
  • 0
    Board Actions

    No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

    What are board actions

Background Check

Why It Matters: Dr. Durkin's Board Certifications

Board certification should be one of your top considerations when choosing a doctor. Board certification is an official recognition given to doctors who have met specific requirements set by national medical specialty boards in the... More

  • Anesthesiology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer Pain
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Fracture
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Migraine
  • Myelopathy
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylitis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Upper Back Pain


  • Medical School
    Midwestern University (Az)-Doctor Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 2001

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Medicine/Dentistry

    Completed in 2002

  • Residency Hospital
    Stony Brook University Hospital

    Completed in 2005

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

    Completed in 2006

  • Undergraduate School
    Grand Canyon University-Bs Biology

    Graduated in 1995

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships &
Professional Affiliations

Dr. Durkin does not have any memberships or affiliations listed. If you are Dr. Durkin and would like to add memberships or affiliations, please update your free profile.


  • Pain Medicine

Procedures Performed

  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Filter Your Results
Clear All