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Dr. John Birknes, MD

Neurosurgery* Age 52
Dr. John Birknes, MD
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Dr. John Birknes, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Scarborough, ME.
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Dr. John Birknes, MD

Neurosurgery* Age 52
Scarborough, ME
Accepting new patients
23 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Dr. John Birknes, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Scarborough, ME.

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Dr. John Birknes, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Scarborough, ME and has 23 years experience. They graduated from Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College. They currently practice at Practice and are affiliated with Maine Medical Center. Dr. Birknes has experience treating conditions like Scoliosis, Spine Deformities and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) among other conditions at varying frequencies. Their office accepts new patients and telehealth appointments. Dr. Birknes is board certified in Neurosurgery and accepts multiple insurance plans.

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Scoliosis
Spine Deformities
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Scoliosis
Spine Deformities
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)
Brain Cancer
Cerebral Palsy
Cervical Stenosis
Chiari Malformation Type 1
Chiari's Deformity
Degenerative Disc Disease
Herniated Disc
Hydrocephalus
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Low Back Pain
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Radiculopathy
Spina Bifida
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Stenosis
Spondylolisthesis
Subdural Hemorrhage
Syringomyelia
Traumatic Brain Injury
Brain Surgery
Destruction of Brain Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spine Fracture Treatment
Acoustic Neuroma
Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM)
Back Pain
Bone Cancer
Brachial Plexus Palsy
Brain Abscess
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Broken Neck
Cancer of Cerebral Meninges
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spinal Cord Injury
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari Malformation Type 2
Complete Spinal Cord Injury
Compressed Spinal Cord
Cranial Trauma
Craniosynostosis
Epilepsy
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Hypothalamus Cancer
Intracerebral Hemorrhage
Ischemic Encephalopathy
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelitis
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Myelomalacia
Myelopathy
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neurogenic Bowel
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Osteoarthritis of Spine
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Post-Traumatic Coma
Spinal Stenosis with Neurogenic Claudication
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Stroke
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Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Tarlov Cyst
Tethered Cord Syndrome
Thoracic Spina Bifida
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thoracic Stenosis
Torticollis
Transverse Myelitis
Traumatic Hydrocephalus
Upper Back Pain
Whiplash
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Brain Tumor Biopsy
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Disc Replacement
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulator Implantation
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

Insurance Accepted

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  • Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
    Elect Choice (Open Access) EPO
    Managed Choice (Open Access) POS
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  • Blue Choice-ME PPO
    Maine HMO
    Pathway Enhanced-ME POS
    Pathway-ME HMO
  • Blue Card PPO
  • Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Open Access Plus
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care) PPO
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care HMO
    Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO

Locations

  1. 1 Office
    92 Campus Dr, Scarborough, ME 04074
  2. 2 Children's Hospital of the King's Daughters
    601 Childrens Ln, Norfolk, VA 23507

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Specialties*
Neurosurgery
Specialties*
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Education

Education

Medical Education
  • Thomas Jefferson University Sidney Kimmel Medical College
    2001
Medical Education

Board Certifications

Board Certifications
  • Neurosurgery
Board Certifications
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Internship

Internship
  • Thomas Jefferson University Hospital
    2002
Internship

Fellowship

Fellowship Hospital
  • Children'S Hospital of Philadelphia
    2008
Fellowship Hospital
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New patients are generally accepted by Dr. John Birknes, MD. To arrange an appointment, call the number on Dr. Birknes' profile.

Dr. Birknes frequently treats the following conditions: Scoliosis, Spine Deformities and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI). See more on Sharecare.

Dr. John Birknes, MD is affiliated with Maine Medical Center.

Yes, Dr. John Birknes, MD holds board certification in Neurosurgery.

Hospital Affiliations

  • Maine Medical Center

    22 Bramhall St, Portland, ME