Neurosurgery: Borimir J. Darakchiev, MD

Borimir J. Darakchiev, MD, is a board certified neurosurgeon practicing in West Islip, Smithtown and Bethpage. His clinical expertise includes surgical treatment of brain tumors, pituitary adenomas, hydrocephalus and traumatic brain injury, as well as trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, carpal tunnel syndrome and ulnar nerve entrapment. Dr. Darakchiev also treats degenerative disc disease, herniated discs, spinal stenosis, spondylolisthesis, radicular pain, spinal tumors and trauma to the spine. He combines established, standard surgical methods with minimally invasive spine techniques to ensure the best results for his patients. He has a strong academic background, having published key articles in leading neurosurgical journals, and has received numerous distinctions.

Medical School: Higher Medical Institute, Varna, Bulgaria
Residency: Medical Academy, Sofia, Bulgaria; University of Cincinnati College of Medicine
Fellowship: Ramat-Marpe Hospital; Mayfield Clinic and Spine Institute, Cincinnati, OH; University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

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