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Dr. Kim Burchiel, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 68

Dr. Burchiel

Dr. Kim Burchiel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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Cigna
Cigna PPO
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Background Check

No malpractice claims found for Oregon
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Burchiel's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Brain Surgery
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burchiel performs Brain Surgery more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Burchiel performs this procedure more than 100% of his peers

Deep Brain Stimulation
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burchiel performs Deep Brain Stimulation more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Burchiel performs this procedure more than 95% of his peers

Brain Disorders
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very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Burchiel treats Brain Disorders more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Burchiel treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Burchiel's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • All Lymphoma
  • Anemia
  • Aneurysm
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Bone Marrow Biopsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Breast Diseases
  • Cancer
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Coagulation Disorders (incl. Hemophilia)
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Deep Brain Stimulation
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Head and Neck Cancer
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hodgkin's Disease
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Larynx Conditions
  • Leukocytosis
  • Leukodystrophy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lung Cancer
  • Lymphoma, Large-Cell
  • Mantle Cell Lymphoma
  • Meningiomas
  • Multiple Myeloma
  • Myelodysplastic Syndromes
  • Myelopathy
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neutropenia
  • Nodular Lymphoma
  • Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Primary Hypercoagulable State (incl. Factor V Leiden Disease)
  • Prostate Cancer
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reticulosarcoma
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Stereotactic Surgery
  • Stereotaxis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thalassemia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombocytosis
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Kim Burchiel, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Portland, OR and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine in 1976 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1982
University Of Washington
Residency Hospital
1977
Harbor Genl Hospital
Internship Hospital
1976
University Of California, San Diego, School Of Medicine
Medical School
1982
1977
1976

Awards

Dr. Burchiel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Burchiel

3.4

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
38.888888888888886%
(7)

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I would strongly recommend going to another surgeon. Skilled, but if compassion and understanding and help is what you are seeking, go somewhere else.
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Stay away from this doctor & the OHSU facial pain clinic. They are rude, uncaring, and lack the skill and knowledge to provide proper, compassionate care. I was treated like a lab rat.... not a real patient in excruciating pain. I did not follow any of the advice they gave and sought (very...Read More
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On August 15, 2006, I was referred to Dr. Burchiel for treatment of extreme Trigeminal Neuralgia; my first appointment with him was August 31. I was scheduled for Macrovascular decompression of the trigeminal nerve on September 15, and my procedure was broadcast via CCTV to a neurosurgery...Read More
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