Dr. Michael Virk, MD

Dr. Michael Virk, MD

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Neurological Spine Surgery  ·  
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43 y/o
(23)

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Dr. Michael Virk, MD is a neurological spine surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 4 years. He specializes in neurological spine surgery and neurosurgery.Read his story

Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care

240 E 59th St Fl 2

New York, NY 10022
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Fidelis Care
  • HealthFirst
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • POMCO Group
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

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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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
Complex Spine Surgery
Degenerative Disc Disease
Degenerative Spondylolisthesis
Disc Replacement
First MTP Arthrodesis
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
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 Surgery
Microdiscectomy
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Decompression for Spinal Stenosis
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Myelopathy
Percutaneous Herniated Disc Surgery
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
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Vertebral Compression Fractures

About Me

Care Philosophy

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, sp...

Specialties

  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

Education

  • 2017
    University of California, San Francisco
    Fellowship Hospital
    2017
  • 2016
    Weill Cornell Medical College
    Residency Hospital
    2016
  • 2014
    Rockefeller University
    Fellowship Hospital
    2014
  • 2010
    Weill Cornell Med Ctr
    Internship Hospital
    2010
  • 2005
    OR HLTH SCI UNIV SCH OF MED
    Medical School
    2005
  • 1997
    Cornell University
    Undergraduate School
    1997

Dr. Virk's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Virk

5.0

Based on 23 reviews

5 Stars
95.65217391304348%
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4 Stars
4.3478260869565215%
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1 Star
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The doctor meets you eye to eye, he asks questions regarding daily avtivity, explained thoroughly the procedure. He gave details of what to expect prior to full recovery. I was very satisfied with his concern, details, and wilingness to answer all my ?????s.
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Dr. Virk is an extraordinary and gifted surgeon. He cares deeply for patients, listened intently to all my symptoms and concerns and delivered a great solution to bring me back to optimal health. I gove him my highest recommendation. I will be working with him in the year ahead as I progress. He is...Read More
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Dr.Virk was thorough in gathering information regarding my spine condition. He explained what I needed to know to make decisions on the course of treatment I could choose to follow, taking into consideration my athletic lifstyle.
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Dr. Virk is an excellent surgeon! He has a wonderful bedside manner and he genuinely cares about his patients. I’m so happy I am under his care! I highly recommend Dr. Virk!
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Great support staff. Clean facility. Easy access. Wonderful meeting with doctor. Comprehensive
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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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