Dr. Nicholas R. Birlew, DO

Dr. Nicholas R. Birlew, DO

Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy | Male | 66 years old

Dr. Nicholas Birlew has happily been a part of the Stockton Medical Community for over...Read more

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Dr. Nicholas Birlew has happily been a part of the Stockton Medical Community for over 27 years. During this time,...Read more

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Dr. Birlew's Review Details
3.2 based on 23 responses
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  • Trustworthiness
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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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  • Scheduling
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Experience with Dr. Birlew
  • Level of trust in provider's decisions
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Birlew's Office & Staff
  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
    31 – 45 minutes (22)
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in STOCKTON |
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.
in Stockton CA |
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.
in Lodi, CA |
Dr. Billew was recommended by a fellow RN. I was positively impressed with his casual professionalism and knowledge-base! I'll recommend him to anyone that asks me if I know a really good physician and, will certainly return to his facility whenever I need treatment.
in Stockton, CA |
This Dr. was recommended by a family member who's in the medical field. I'd brought an medical report to my initial appointment to be read & interpreted by Mr. Birlew. He picked up the report and then flippantly just dropped it in front of me without reading it. This experience.was unbelievably rude and unprofessional. I'll obviously be looking for another ph
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Specialties

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

Board Certifications

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  • Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Anxiety
  • Arthritis
  • Depression
  • Diabetes
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hypertension
  • Injuries

Procedures Performed

  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)
  • Immunization
  • Pap Smear
  • Physical Examination
  • Skin Biopsy
  • Well Baby Care

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for California.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine

    Graduated in 1975

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

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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 Osteopathic Manipulative Therapy
  • Board certified in Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Birlew's Office & Staff

Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
31 – 45 minutes

Experience with Dr. Birlew

Level of trust in provider's decisions
How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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Dr. Birlew's Care Philosophy

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.