Dr. Michael Virk, MD

Neurosurgeon at Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care

Meet Dr. Michael Virk, MD

Dr. Virk is a fellowship-trained neurosurgeon with Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care.

He takes a multidisciplinary approach to treating spinal conditions, such as deformity, tumors, trauma, spinal cord injury, and degenerative disease.

Dr. Virk at a Glance

  • Dr. Virk possesses specialty training in minimally invasive and complex surgery, and he uses advanced techniques such as intraoperative, computer-assisted navigation, as well as spinal endoscopy.
  • He is interested in the long-term outcomes following spinal surgery, so he typically keeps in touch with his patients long after they leave, and he utilizes a team-based approach during the post-operative period.

Dr. Virk is committed to delivering outstanding care to every patient he sees.

Dr. Virk is a member of Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care.

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How Dr. Michael Virk, MD Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon

Years in Practice

  • 8 Years


  • Medical Degree - Oregon Health Sciences University, College of Medicine
  • Undergraduate Degree - Cornell University


  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Neck Pain
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Trauma


  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Reconstructive/Revision Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Fusion

Accolades for Dr. Michael Virk, MD

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of South Asian Neurosurgeon


  • Distinguished Housestaff Award, WeillCornell Med
  • Kirschtein National Research Service Award

Office Information for Dr. Michael Virk, MD

240 East 59th Street 2nd Floor New York, NY 10022 Driving Directions

Primary Location

240 East 59th Street
2nd Floor
New York, NY 10022


Monday: 9:00 - 5:00
Tuesday: 9:00 - 5:00
Wednesday: 9:00 - 5:00
Thursday: 9:00 - 5:00
Friday: 9:00 - 5:00

Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Institute

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