Dr. John Birknes, MD

Dr. John Birknes, MD

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Dr. John Birknes, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Norfolk, VA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ in 2001 and specializes in neurosurgery.

601 Childrens Ln Ste 5000

Norfolk, VA 23507

Contact Information

(757) 668-7990

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Humana
  • MultiPlan

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1 Malpractice Claim Found
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Birknes' Top Procedures and Conditions

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Scoliosis
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birknes treats Scoliosis more than 59% of his peers

Dr. Birknes treats this condition more than 59% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
Spine Disorders
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birknes treats Spine Disorders more than 50% of his peers

Dr. Birknes treats this condition more than 50% 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
Spine Deformities
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birknes treats Spine Deformities more than 45% of his peers

Dr. Birknes treats this condition more than 45% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acrodysplasia Scoliosis
  • Adolescent Idiopathic Scoliosis
  • Adult Scoliosis
  • Cavernous Malformation of Spine
  • Degenerative Scoliosis
  • Kyphosis
  • Lordosis
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Occult Spinal Dysraphism
  • Scoliosis
  • Scoliosis as Part of Neurofibromatosis
  • Scoliosis With Unilateral Unsegmented Bar
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Split Spinal Cord Malformation

Dr. Birknes' conditions and procedures:

Scoliosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders

About Me

Biography

Dr. John Birknes, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Norfolk, VA and has been practicing for 10 years. He graduated from Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ in 2001 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2008
    Shriner's Hospital For Children
    Fellowship Hospital
    2008
  • 2008
    Children's Hospital Of Philadelphia
    Fellowship Hospital
    2008
  • 2007
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    2007
  • 2002
    Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    2002
  • 2001
    Jefferson Med Coll-Thos Jefferson Univ
    Medical School
    2001

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Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Choice Advantage
Blue Preferred PPO
CareFirst Maryland POS
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO

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