Timothy J. Birney received his BA from Dartmouth College and obtained his medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh, graduating cum laude in 1983.
Following his residency at the University of Pittsburgh, Dr. Birney completed a fellowship in spinal surgery at the State University of New York in Buffalo, New York, under Dr. Edward H. Simmons. Dr. Birney is a Denver spine specialist, specializing in spinal disorders, and has been a practicing partner with Western Orthopaedics, P.C. since 1989. He is Board Certified and is a Fellow with the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons as well as a member of the North American Spine Society. He is also a a member of the Colorado Orthopedic Society, Colorado Medical Society, Denver Medical Society, and the Simmons Surgical Society.
In addition to his practice at Western Orthopaedics, P.C., Dr. Birney is a well-respected speaker and publicist on spinal disorders and sees patients once a month at outreach clinics in Kansas.