Dr. Michael Drewek, MD

Dr. Michael Drewek, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 51
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Michael Drewek, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in Golden, CO. He is 51 years old and has been practicing for 24 years.

660 Golden Ridge Rd Ste 250

Golden, CO 80401

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Cofinity
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas


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Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 97% of peers
Low Back Pain
very high
more than 96% of peers
Spine Disorders
very high
more than 91% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Drewek "I favor an interactive approach. Often several options of care are available. I strive to work closely with the patient to develop a plan that fits their own lifestyle and personality."


  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors


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  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Brain Surgery
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spine Fracture Treatment
  • Spine Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Colorado.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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


  • University Of Chicago
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • University Of Wisconsin Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1993
  • Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1994
  • Vanderbilt U/Vanderbilt University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1999

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Drewek has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Drewek's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Drewek to family and friends
based on 17 total reviews (12 with comments)
Dr. Drewek's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
  • Explains condition(s) well
  • Answers Questions
  • Time well spent
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
  • Office environment
  • Staff friendliness
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (12)
in Golden, CO |
The world should know about Dr. Drewek and Panorama. I’d highly recommend this to all friends family and aquantenences. Dr Drewek and the entire Panorama staff was so informative, compassionate and professional. Every office visit was right on time and he took so much time to thoroughly explain the process and recovery of my three level ACDF..
in Denver, CO |
Dr. Drewek listens, goes over all the tests and pictures and explains diagnosis, procedure, and prognosis expected.
in Thornton |
Dr. Drewek Was attentive to my questions and concerns. He went over my xray and MRI explained findings and options. You can see that he has a real passion for what he does. I'm extremely confident in his ability to perform my surgery. Dr Drewek came highly recommended by two other physicians That I personally know.
in Florence, CO |
Have and will recommend him to anyone who needs spinal surgery or a consult. He is terrific..
in Littleton, CO |
Dr. Drewek was friendly, attentive and professional. The office efficiency was honestly the best I have ever experienced and I was in and out, including X-rays, in less than 30 minutes. Very important to a busy person such as myself! I highly recommend the services of bith Panoramic Orthopedic and Dr. Drewek!
in Bailey, Co |
Dr. Drewek is a wonderful Doctor, he is kind, understanding and makes you feel like you are the only patient he has. Just in the last year he has performed 2 surgeries on my back and I wouldn't trust any other neurosurgeon to take care of my back issues. He is not knife happy like other surgeons he will present all options and let you make a decision on what direction you want to take. He is truly one of the best surgeons I have ever had.
in Denver, CO |
He has always been very professional and caring. I am appreciative of Dr. Drewek and his expertise. He has kept me walking for which I will always be grateful, Thank You.
in Golden,CO |
I had a spine fusion surgery and Dr. Drewek was a great doctor to work with. He got me back on my feet again and always showed concern for my well being. He is an exceptional surgeon.
Broomfield, CO |
I went to see Drewek for extreme neck pain due to a bad chiropractic adjustment. He was quick to dismiss me to get an MRI and was not concerned about my pain and was not interested in helping me. I had to speak with the scribe about what I could do in the interim to address this situation because the doctor walked out so quickly. The doctor stormed back in and accused me of being a drug seeker and said “I’m not a pain doctor; go see your general practitioner or a pharmacist”.
in Brighton, CO |
Dr. Drewek is quick to dismiss his patients and is not concerned about their pain. He is not interested in helping your symptoms. He will quickly dismiss you for expensive testing. If you ask about for his professional advice on pain management his advice will be “I’m not a pain doctor; go see your general practitioner or a pharmacist”. If you are not interested in being belittled when you are in pain, then do yourself a favor and chose a different doctor.
Denver, CO |
Blew me off, already made up his mind and didn't care or listen to my concerns. I was simply a #.
in Denver, CO |
Everything a doctor should be. Explained everything thoroughly to me, and was a great surgeon and a kind, thoughtful man. I had a slipped disc with excruciating pain. Dr. Drewek performed a cervical spinal fusion on me a year and a half ago, and I've had no issues since. His staff was also wonderful as well, gave me frequent calls at home post surgery to make sure I was alright. I wish all my doctors could be as great as Dr. Drewek and his staff!
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Dr. Drewek accepts 10 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Whole Health Colorado Front Range
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • Cofinity
    Cofinity PPO
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
    PHCS Network PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

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