He earned his medical degree with Honors at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, before completing his residency in orthopedic surgery at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan. Dr. Birman completed the Robert E. Carroll Hand & Microvascular Surgery Fellowship program at Columbia University in New York City.
- Medical School: Baylor College of Medicine (Texas)
- Residency: University of Michigan Health System
- Fellowship: New York and Presbyterian Hospital, Columbia University Campus