Neurological Surgeon, Surgical Specialist, Pediatrician
10 years of experience
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Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

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The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Birknes is Excellent. Dr. Birknes has been reviewed by 3 patients who have provided 0 comments. The rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 5.0
Promptness 5.0
Courteous Staff 5.0
Accurate Diagnosis 5.0
Bedside Manner 5.0
Spends Time with Me 5.0

Specialties & Research

  • He has special expertise in 1 area:
  • Neurosurgical Procedures

Education & Awards

Dr. Birknes graduated from Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia. He has 1 awards.

Phillip R. Ripeppi Prize in Surgery Thomas Jefferson University Hospital Department of Surgery


Dr. Birknes has 9 hospital affiliations:

  • Sentara Obici Hospital 
  • Sentara Careplex Hospital 


  • English
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. John K Birknes MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 10 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery and Pediatrics.
Where does Dr. John K. Birknes practice?
Dr. John Birknes has 1 office location.
Dr. John Birknes practices Neurological Surgery and Pediatrics near Norfolk, VA.
See Norfolk Neurological Surgeons and Norfolk Pediatricians.