Dr. Ronald Birkenfeld, MD

Dr. Ronald Birkenfeld, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 85
Dr. Ronald Birkenfeld, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Milton, MA and has been practicing for 60 years. He graduated from Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med in 1958 and specializes in neurosurgery.

100 Highland St Ste 123A

Milton, MA 02186

Contact Information

(617) 698-0099

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Low Back Pain
more than 84% of peers
Degenerative Disc Disease
more than 72% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
more than 70% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

22  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Vascular Disease

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Massachusetts.

0 Sanctions

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

0 Board Actions

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  • Hahnemann Univ Sch Of Med
    Medical School | Graduated 1958
  • Philadelphia General Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1959
  • Mary Hitchcock Meml Hosp
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Yale University School Of Med
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Ronald Birkenfeld, MD
I wanted to give this doc 5 + stars but I cannot bc I last saw him in an emergency 20 years ago~! I had surgery, regained feeling in my legs, slowly recovered and since had 1 follow up surgery 5 years ago. Never felt better - He saved my life. He was very old back then, so I have no idea how he...Read More
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North Attleboro – Sep 12, 2018
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VERY POOR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! He was 25 minutes late for his appointment with no appologies. He is too old to be practicing.Its like they give him that token desk to make him think he is still viable. He thought it was funny to make you answer an questioneer then say he wants the answers in your...Read More
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Ruth Cohen in Randolph, MA – Sep 22, 2016
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He operated on me was amazing. I never even had to do therapy!!! Wonderful Dr and gentleman!!
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Susan King in Pawtucket, RI – Aug 01, 2016
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This doctor is just too old !! Should be retired!! Very difficult to under stand him can not speak clearly Hand shake how can he be a surgeon ??? I don't think even after he reviewed my info that he totally under stood it .
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Deb in Beverly ma – Mar 28, 2016
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