Dr. Ronald Birkenfeld, MD

Dr. Ronald Birkenfeld, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 85
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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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Background Check

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
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Vascular Disease

About Me

Biography

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.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

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

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Dr. Birkenfeld's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Birkenfeld

2.6

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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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Cigna
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First Health (Coventry Health Care)
First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
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