Dr. Timothy Birney, MD

Dr. Timothy Birney, MD

Orthopedic Spine Surgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
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Dr. Timothy Birney, MD is an orthopedic spine surgery specialist in Denver, CO and has been practicing for 29 years. He graduated from University of Pittsburgh Medical School in 1983 and specializes in orthopedic spine surgery and neurological spine surgery.

1830 Franklin St Ste 450

Denver, CO 80218

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  • Accepts most major Health Plans. Please contact our office for details.

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No malpractice claims found for Colorado
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No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Birney's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Back Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birney treats Back Pain more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Birney treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Spine Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birney treats Spine Disorders more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Birney treats this condition more than 100% 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
Intervertebral Disc Disease
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Birney treats Intervertebral Disc Disease more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Birney treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Birney's conditions and procedures:

Adhesive Capsulitis
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Spondylitis
Arm Surgery
Arthritis of the Elbow
Ataxia
Autoimmune Diseases
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain Disorders
Broken Arm
Broken Neck
Cancer
Carpal Tunnel Release
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Coccygeal Pain
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Difficulty With Walking
Ear Disorders
Elbow Injuries
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Foot Conditions
Foot Sprain
Fracture
Hand Conditions
Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Joint Pain
Knee Disorders
Kyphoplasty
Kyphoplasty, Percutaneous
Limb Pain
Lumbar Decompression Therapy
Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
Percutaneous Vertebroplasty
Posterior Cervical Laminectomy
Resection or Ablation of Bone Tumor, Partial or Complete Resection of Bone, Debridement of Bone
Sacrum Disorders
Shoulder Disorders
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Instrumentation Procedures
Spine Disorders
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
Sternum Fracture
Stroke
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Vascular Disease
Wrist Fusion
Wrist Replacement

About Me

Care Philosophy

As a Christian orthopedic spinal surgeon and general orthopedist, ideally I intend to care for all my patients as I would a family member or friend. Practically speaking, however, we all 'fall short of the mark'; I simply try to do the best I can ...

Specialties

  • Orthopedic Spine Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1989
    Buffalo General Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1989
  • 1988
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC)
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1985
    Presbyterian-St Luke's Medical Center
    Internship Hospital
    1985
  • 1985
    Exempla St. Joseph Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1985
  • 1983
    University of Pittsburgh Medical School
    Medical School
    1983
  • 1979
    Dartmouth College
    Undergraduate School
    1979

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honors Society, 1983

Dr. Birney's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Birney

3.9

Based on 15 reviews

5 Stars
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1 Star
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(4)

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I recently had an L3 to Sacrum decompression performed by Dr. Birney. The surgery and the post-op results have been excellent. I have found Dr. Birney to be a very good listener and am very comfortable with talking to him about my surgery and my recovery. I have no qualms about recommending him...Read More
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Dr. Birney did surgery on my back and did great, Now I have to have surgery again , But it is for a injury I had , What he done made me feel pain free for year;s, The reason he doing it this time is that he is very knowledgeable at what he dose, I would recommend him highly to any one,
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