Michael S. Virk, M.D., Ph.D.
Locations and Appointments
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- Aetna - NYP
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield
- Empire Blue Cross/Blue Shield Healthplus
- Health Insurance Plan of NY (HIP)
- Oxford Health Plans
- United Healthcare
About Michael S. Virk, M.D., Ph.D.
Dr. Virk is a board-certified neurosurgeon with specialty training in minimally invasive and complex surgery for a wide variety of spine conditions. He specializes in advanced, state-of-the-art minimally invasive techniques using intraoperative, computer-assisted navigation as well as spinal endoscopy, and in open surgical strategies for patients who will benefit most from these.
Dr. Virk earned his MD and PhD degrees at Oregon Health Sciences University College of Medicine. He completed his residency in neurological surgery at NewYork-Presbyterian Weill Cornell, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in the Rockefeller University laboratory of Nobel laureate Dr. Paul Greengard. Dr. Virk then completed a Minimally Invasive and Complex Spine Fellowship at the University of California at San Francisco.
Dr. Virk's ultimate treatment goal is to help patients regain function to the greatest extent possible, with minimal pain and short hospital stays, so that they can return to enjoying their lives.
Compression Fracture of Spine
Endoscopic Discectomy of Spine
Endoscopic Laminoforaminotomy of Lumbar Spine
Endoscopic Lumbar Microdiscectomy
Image Guided Neurosurgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Spinal Arthrodesis and Decompression
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Neoplasm
Degrees: Cornell University
Degrees: Oregon Health Sciences University, College of Medicine
Titles & Positions
Alvina and Willis Murphy Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
Assistant Attending Neurological Surgeon
Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
Och Spine At NewYork-Presbyterian
- Degrees: Oregon Health Sciences University, College of Medicine
- Degrees: Cornell University
Titles & Positions
- Alvina and Willis Murphy Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery
- Assistant Attending Neurological Surgeon
- Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery