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Dr. Michael Virk, MD

Dr. Michael Virk, MD

Neurological Spine Surgery ·  Male · Age 44


Dr. Michael Virk, MD is a neurological spine surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 5 years. He specializes in neurological spine surgery and neurosurgery.


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(212) 235-1519

Dr. Virk accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Affinity Health Plan
Cigna
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Fidelis Care
HealthFirst
Oxford Health Plans
POMCO Group
UnitedHealthCare
United Healthcare

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

Treatment Frequency
Spine Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Virk treats Spine Disorders more than 68% of his peers

Dr. Virk treats this condition more than 68% 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
Spinal Stenosis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Virk treats Spinal Stenosis more than 57% of his peers

Dr. Virk treats this condition more than 57% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Intervertebral Disc Disease
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normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Virk treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 49% of his peers

Dr. Virk treats this condition more than 49% of his peers

Dr. Virk's conditions and procedures:

  • Back Pain
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Complex Spine Surgery
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
  • Disc Replacement
  • Ear Disorders
  • First MTP Arthrodesis
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Kyphosis
  • Kyphosis Surgery
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lower Spine Surgery
  • Lumbar Disc Degeneration
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomy
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lumbar Spine Surgery
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Microsurgical Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neuroplasty
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Discectomy
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Instability
  • Spinal Reconstruction
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Spacer Procedure
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vertebral Compression Fractures

About Me

The cornerstone of my patient treatment philosophy is integrative care, of which surgery is but one component. I am committed to a patient-centered, multidisciplinary approach to spinal disorders that might include deformity, tumor, trauma, spinal co...

Specialties

  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

Education

2017
University Of California, San Francisco
Fellowship Hospital
2016
Weill Cornell Medical College
Residency Hospital
2014
Rockefeller University
Fellowship Hospital
2010
Weill Cornell Med Ctr
Internship Hospital
2005
Or Hlth Sci Univ Sch Of Med
Medical School
1997
Cornell University
Undergraduate School
2017
2016
2014
2010
2005
1997

Dr. Virk's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Virk

4.9

Based on 39 reviews

5 Stars
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4 Stars
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1 Star
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Dr. Virk was very thorough in explaining everything in detail regarding my specific care. He’s attentive, knowledgeable, and caring with an excellent bedside manner before and after my surgery. Would I recommend him, absolutely without any thought. I’m very very happy that he was recommended to me....Read More
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Dr. Virk exhibits superb professionalism and compassion. He dedicated time to review the results from my MRI and scans, so that I could understand and make an informed decision about next steps. Additionally, he thoroughly addressed my concerns, fears, and questions. His staff is courteous and...Read More
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Hands down one of the very best surgeons. Prior to seeing Dr. Virk, I couldn’t sit, stand or walk with being horrible pain. I met with Dr. Virk. He explained what was wrong with me as we viewed my scans. I opted to have surgery after trying everything else. My surgery was last September and all I...Read More
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Dr. Virk is very knowledgeable and professional. I can see that he is an excellent doctor.
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Prior to meeting with Dr Virk, I met with some of his team. They made me feel that all my needs would be covered. Then I met with Dr Virk for my consultation. I found Dr Virk to be very professional, knowledgeable and personable. He took his time and answered all of my questions. I never felt...Read More
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