Dr. Nicholas Birlew, DO

Dr. Nicholas Birlew, DO

Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine  ·  
Male  ·  
68 y/o

Accepting new patients

Dr. Nicholas Birlew, DO is a neuromusculoskeletal medicine specialist in Stockton, CA and has been practicing for 43 years. He specializes in neuromusculoskeletal medicine, adolescent medicine, and more.


1148 W Hammer Ln

Stockton, CA 95209
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Assurant Health
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Guardian
  • Health Net of California
  • Humana
  • Kaiser Permanente
  • Medicaid
  • Medical Mutual of Ohio
  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Birlew's Experience

Dr. Birlew's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Board certified in Family Practice/OMT
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Birlew "Dr. Nicholas Birlew has happily been a part of the Stockton Medical Community for over 27 years. During this time, it has become a common knowledge that underneath the easy going, efficient and shockingly knowledgeable doctor is a true healer with a dedication to his patients that harkens back to an earlier time when the profession of medicine was still viewed as an art and sacred duty to patient and society."

8  Specialties

  • Neuromusculoskeletal Medicine
  • Adolescent Medicine
  • Family Medicine
  • Men's Health Medicine
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy
  • Pediatrics
  • Urgent Care Medicine
  • Women's Health Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Family Practice/OMT
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Family Physicians*

6  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Birlew has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Birlew's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Birlew to family and friends
28 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (28)

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Dr. Birlew's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Great Dr. I personally like the way he treats. He's a good doctor diagnosis he's one guy covering the whole office I think he does a great job no BS all business good doctor.
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My entire family sees Dr Birlew and we absolutely adore him! He provides patient centered care and will give you the tools you need to recover whether it be testing or medication he always finds the problem and a solution. Highly highly recommended!
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Myself and my husband along with our children has been seeing Dr B for over 15 years , he is a great doctor very caring and concerned about his patients . My oldest children have married and have children of there own and they still go to see him, I have sent many family members to him and they all...more
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Wait time, staff is INCREDIBLY RUDE, Dr. is RUSHED and doesn't listen nor explain, writes a scrip and MOVES ON..... this office is HORRIBLE.
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This "Dr." is not trustworthy whatsoever, he didn't misspeak, he didn't phrase something improperly, he LIED to his patient! He should be banned from medical practice. As a deputy coroner for over 25 years I have never seen such an unprofessional Dr.
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