Dr. Daniel Birk, MD

Dr. Daniel Birk, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 43
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

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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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Dr. Birk's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Birk "I have specialized training in innovative and minimally invasive spine surgery techniques that reduce recovery time and improve long term outcomes. "

Care Philosophy

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Birk does not have any board certifications listed.

39  Conditions Treated

  • Arthritis of the Spine
  • Back Injuries
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cervical Spondylitis
  • Cervical Spondylolisthesis
  • Chronic Back Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Spine Disorders
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Leg Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Bone Trauma
  • Neck Pain
  • Ossification of the Posterior Longitudinal Ligament of the Spine
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Pinched Nerve in Neck
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Dislocation
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
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22  Procedures

  • 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)
  • Cervical Artificial Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Reconstruction
  • Complex Spinal Deformity Correction
  • Endoscopic Spinal Surgery
  • Endoscopy
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Minimal Access Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion Surgery (PLIF)
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Thoracic Disc Surgery
  • Thoracic Surgical Procedure
  • Trauma Neurosurgery
  • XLIF® (eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion) Procedure

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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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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