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Dr. Ronald Birkenfeld, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 86

Dr. Birkenfeld

Dr. Ronald Birkenfeld, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Attleboro, MA and has been practicing for 61 years. He graduated from Hahnemann Universtiy-Philadelphia in 1958 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(508) 236-7098

Dr. Birkenfeld accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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. Birkenfeld's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Low Back Pain
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birkenfeld treats Low Back Pain more than 57% of his peers

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

Intervertebral Disc Disease
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birkenfeld treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 46% of his peers

Dr. Birkenfeld treats this condition more than 46% of his peers

Spine Disorders
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birkenfeld treats Spine Disorders more than 42% of his peers

Dr. Birkenfeld treats this condition more than 42% 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

Dr. Birkenfeld's conditions and procedures:

  • 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
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Torticollis
  • Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

Dr. Ronald Birkenfeld, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Attleboro, MA and has been practicing for 61 years. He graduated from Hahnemann Universtiy-Philadelphia in 1958 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

Yale University School Of Med
Fellowship Hospital
Mary Hitchcock Meml Hosp
Residency Hospital
1959
Philadelphia General Hospital
Internship Hospital
1958
Hahnemann Universtiy-Philadelphia
Medical School
1959
1958

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Dr. Birkenfeld's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Birkenfeld

2.6

Based on 7 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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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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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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He operated on me was amazing. I never even had to do therapy!!! Wonderful Dr and gentleman!!
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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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