Dr. Borimir Darakchiev, MD, FACS

Neurosurgeon at Long Island Brain & Spine

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Meet Dr. Borimir Darakchiev, MD, FACS

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 Brain & Spine.

Directions to our primary location in West Islip, NY

How Dr. Borimir Darakchiev, MD, FACS Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


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


  • Annulus Repair
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Anterior/Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Bracing
  • Disc Surgery/Replacement
  • Interspinous Process Spacers
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Testing
  • Pain Medications
  • Pain Pumps
  • Pediatric Care
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Reconstructive/Revision Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spine Surgery
  • Traction
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • Upper Back/Thoracic Spine Surgery

Accolades for Dr. Borimir Darakchiev, MD, FACS

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, MD, FACS

1175 Montauk Highway Suite 6 West Islip, NY 11795 Driving Directions

Primary Location

1175 Montauk Highway
Suite 6
West Islip, NY 11795

Long Island Brain & Spine