Dr. Daniel Birk, MD

Dr. Daniel Birk, MD

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Dr. Daniel Birk, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Setauket, NY and has been practicing for 8 years. He graduated from Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons in 2010 and specializes in neurosurgery.Read his story

24 Research Way Ste 200

Setauket, NY 11733

Contact Information

(631) 444-1666

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Birk's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Spondylosis
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Dr. Birk treats Spondylosis more than 80% of his peers

Dr. Birk treats this condition more than 80% of his peers

Spine Fractures, Traumatic
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Dr. Birk treats Spine Fractures, Traumatic more than 70% of his peers

Dr. Birk treats this condition more than 70% of his peers

Spine Disorders
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Dr. Birk treats Spine Disorders more than 66% of his peers

Dr. Birk treats this condition more than 66% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Degenerative Spine Diseases
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Progressive Spinal Muscular Atrophy
  • Progressive Spinobulbar Muscular Atrophy
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Dysostosis, Anhalt Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy (SMA)
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Ryukyuan Type
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Scapuloperoneal
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type I
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type II
  • Spinal Muscular Atrophy, Type III
  • Spinal Tuberculosis

Dr. Birk's conditions and procedures:

Aneurysm
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Fusion
Anterior Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery With Plating and Fusion
Anterior Cervical Microdiscectomy With Fusion
Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (ALIF)
Arthritis of the Spine
Back Injuries
Back Pain
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
Cervical Radiculopathy
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Cervical Spine Reconstruction
Cervical Spondylitis
Cervical Spondylolisthesis
Chronic Back Pain
Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Scoliosis
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
Endoscopy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Image-Guided Spine Surgery
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminotomy
Leg Pain
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Laminectomy
Lumbar Radiculopathy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Minimal Access Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Surgery
Myelopathy
Neck Bone Trauma
Neck Pain
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pinched Nerve in Back
Pinched Nerve in Neck
Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Dislocation
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Disc Surgery
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Surgical Procedure
Thrombosis
Trauma Neurosurgery
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

About Me

Care Philosophy

My care philosophy is to use surgery as a last resort and, when surgery is necessary, to employ minimally invasive techniques to minimize blood loss, hospital stay and recovery time. 

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Education

  • University Of Illinois At Chicago / College Of Medicine
    Residency Hospital
  • 2010
    Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School
    2010

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I simply cannot find the right words to express my gratitude to Dr. Daniel Birk for reconstructing my spine and giving me my life back. I highly, without a doubt, recommend all of my family and friends to Dr. Daniel Birk and his team of experts for any Neurosurgical needs. Thank you so very much.
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There aren't enough words for someone who saves your life. Dr. Daniel Birk performed an incredibly delicate occipitocervical cervical fusion on me. Nothing can bring back what I lost but Dr. Birk has helped me with a way forward. The surgeon matter, choose wisely..... Ivan Medina
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Dr.Birk gets an A+++++ from me !! I am a 58 year old woman, who has been a patient at Pain Management for 15 years. I have been in agony with my back, and had tried every injection and procedure available.Dr. Birk did a 2 level fusion surgery , and now I can say that I am pretty much pain free. The...Read More
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Throughout my life, I have dealt with many doctors and I would like to be completely honest, Dr Birk has been a god sent to me. He is one of the best doctors I have ever met. Dr Birk explained to me what needed to be done for my back pain and he has cured me. Thank you Dr Birk, with all my heart...Read More
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