Dr. Borimir Darakchiev

Dr. Borimir Darakchiev

Neurosurgeon at Long Island Neurosurgical and Pain Specialists

Meet Dr. Borimir Darakchiev

Dr. Darakchiev is a board-certified neurosurgeon treating degenerative disc disease causing acute and chronic neck, back, arm and leg pain (pinched nerve from herniated lumbar disc, for example). He combines established, standard surgical methods with modern, minimally invasive spine techniques, thus accomplishing minimized postoperative pain and shortened hospital stay.

Dr. Darakchiev’s clinical expertise includes surgical treatment of brain tumors such as glioma, brain metastasis secondary to cancer, meningioma, as well as pituitary adenoma and acoustic neuroma. He is also specialized in the surgical treatment of intractable facial pain (trigeminal neuralgia) and hemi-facial spasm, as well as peripheral nerve entrapment disease (carpal tunnel syndrome and entrapped nerve at the elbow, to name a few).

Dr. Borimir Darakchiev is a Neurosurgeon with Long Island Neurosurgical and Pain Specialists.

Directions to our primary location in

West Islip, NY

How Dr. Borimir Darakchiev Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Back Pain
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Foot Drop
  • Foot Pain
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc / Bulging Disc
  • Leg Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Muscle Pain / Muscle Strain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Disorders
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain / Neuralgia
  • Sciatica / Radiculopathy
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Tumors
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Whiplash


  • ALIF (anterior lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Annulus Repair
  • Anterior / Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy / Decompression
  • Anterior Cervical Fusion
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Cervical
  • Artificial Disc Replacement - Lumbar
  • Back Surgery
  • Bracing
  • Cervical Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Interspinous process spacers
  • Kyphoplasty
  • Laminectomy / Decompression Surgery
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion Instrumentation
  • Medications for Pain and Related Health Issues
  • Microdiscectomy / Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck Surgery
  • Nerve Testing
  • PLIF (posterior lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Pain Pumps
  • Pediatric Spine Treatments - Surgical
  • Posterior Cervical Decompression
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Reconstructive / Revision Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • TLIF (transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion)
  • Traction
  • Upper Back Surgery
  • Vertebroplasty

Accolades for Dr. Borimir Darakchiev

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Published key articles in leading neurosurgical journals on novel treatments for malignant brain and pituitary tumors
  • Published key articles on treatments for spine fractures and stroke

Board Certifications

  • Board-Certified, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Borimir Darakchiev

1175 Montauk Highway
Suite 6
West Islip, NY 11795
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