Dr. Jason Birkel

Patient Rating:

(4.9 out of 5 based on 13 Ratings)
Hampton, VA
2210 Executive Drive Suite E
Hampton, VA 23666
Phone: (757)-896-8800
Fax: (757)-896-8832

Book Appointment
Newport News, VA
754 McGuire Place
Newport News, VA 23601
Phone: (757) 599-5710
Fax: (757) 591-0522

Book Appointment

Dr. Birkel is originally from the rugged Pacific Northwest and spent his childhood exploring, hiking, swimming and climbing every tree, rock, creek and mountain he and his three brothers could get their hands on. He met his wife on a blind date at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah while getting his bachelor’s degree in Environmental Science. Dr. Birkel earned his Doctorate of Podiatric Medicine at Des Moines University in Iowa before completing an intense 3 year surgical residency with UPMC Pinnacle Health in Harrisburg Pennsylvania which included credentialing in both forefoot and rearfoot surgery. During his residency he spent a significant amount of time completing rotations in specialties such as emergency and internal medicine, plastic and vascular surgery, as well as infectious disease and wound care, allowing him to apply various techniques and skills from other fields to the treatment of the foot.  He was chief resident during his third year of residency and completed a course in microvascular surgery at the world renowned Cleveland Clinic.

When he is not helping patients, Dr. Birkel can be found hanging out with his family enjoying the great outdoors, gardening, or simply reading a good book. He knows from experience that people are happy when they are active. “Healthy, pain free feet are essential to a healthy heart, mind and soul. It is hard to live life to the fullest when your feet hurt.” He is dedicated to helping people walk, dance and run as comfortably as possible and his goal is to do this through conservative means, reserving surgery as a last but sometimes necessary resort.  

Dr. Birkel is an Associate of the American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons and is board certified with the American Board of Podiatric Medicine. He is grateful for the many doctors who have contributed to his development as a clinician and a surgeon and is excited to help people in this beautiful part of the U.S. He has hospital and surgical affiliations with both Sentara and Riverside health systems and is currently accepting new patients.

 

Undergraduate 

Brigham Young University
Provo, Utah
Bachelor of Science - Major: Environmental Science
2005-2010

Graduate

Des Moines University College of Podiatric Medicine
Des Moines, Iowa
Doctor of Podiatric Medicine
2011-2015

Residency 

UPMC Pinnacle - Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Podiatric Medicine & Surgery Residency with added credential in Reconstructive Rearfoot and Ankle Surgery (PMSR / RRA)

Chief Resident, Podiatric Surgery

2015-2018

 

  1. Hampton, VA
    2210 Executive Drive Suite E
    Hampton, VA 23666
    Phone: (757)-896-8800
    Fax: (757)-896-8832

    Dr. Jason Birkel's hours at Hampton, VA:
    Mon8:00am - 5:00pm
    Tue1:30pm - 5:00pm
    Wed1:30pm - 5:00pm
    Thu8:00am - 12:00pm
    Fri8:00am - 12:00pm

    Book Appointment
  2. Newport News, VA
    754 McGuire Place
    Newport News, VA 23601
    Phone: (757) 599-5710
    Fax: (757) 591-0522

    Dr. Jason Birkel's hours at Newport News, VA:
    Tue8:00am - 12:00pm
    Wed8:00am - 12:00pm
    Thu1:30pm - 5:00pm

    Book Appointment

Foot and Ankle Specialists of the Mid-Atlantic, LLC ("FASMA") ​is in network with most major health insurance plans including, but not limited to, those listed below. If you don't see your insurance plan listed, it may have another name.  Please contact the customer service number on the back of your card to verify your specific coverage.  

  • Aetna
  • Anthem BCBS 
  • CareFirst BCBS
  • Cigna
  • Coventry
  • Humana/ChoiceCare
  • Magellan Complete Care of VA
  • Medicaid Virginia
  • Railroad Medicare
  • Sentara
  • Tricare
  • United Healthcare
  • VA Optima Health
  • VA Premier

Patient Survey Reviews

Learn how patient feedback is cultivated
  1. Dr. Birkel was caring and professional.

  2. He is a very good Doctor. He was able to explain the problems going on with my feet and legs and how to take better care to prevent any reoccurring problems.

  3. Dr. Brikel did a good job and is helpful in discussing my foot issues.

  4. [Dr.. Birkel] is excellent.