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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Douglas Birns is Good. Dr. Birns has been reviewed by 20 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.6
Promptness 3.8
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.2
Bedside Manner 4.0
Spends Time with Me 4.0
Follows Up After Visit 4.1

Specialties & Research

Dr. Douglas Birns, MD is board certified in Urology.

  • He has special expertise in 4 areas:
  • Kidney Cancer
  • Overactive Urinary Bladder
  • Prostate Cancer (Prostatic Neoplasm)
  • Urinary Bladder Cancer

Education & Awards

Dr. Birns graduated from State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (1999 - 2008, 2010 - 2015)


Dr. Birns has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • Lenox Hill Hospital 
  • North General Hospital 


  • Yiddish
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian
  • Spanish
  • Arabic
  • Tagalog
  • Chinese
  • French

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Additional Information
Dr. Douglas Birns MD is a male Urologist, has 31 years of experience and practices in Urology.
Where does Dr. Douglas Birns practice?
Dr. Douglas Birns has 1 office location.
Dr. Douglas Birns practices Urology near New York, NY.
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