Dr. Allen Kantrowitz, MD

Dr. Allen Kantrowitz, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 64
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Dr. Allen Kantrowitz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Miami Beach, FL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1980 and specializes in neurosurgery.

4302 Alton Rd Ste 830

Miami Beach, FL 33140

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • Coventry Health Care
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • UnitedHealthCare

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No malpractice claims found for Florida
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Kantrowitz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kantrowitz treats Hydrocephalus more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Kantrowitz treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kantrowitz treats Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Kantrowitz treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Subdural Hemorrhage
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Kantrowitz treats Subdural Hemorrhage more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Kantrowitz treats this condition more than 95% of his peers

Dr. Kantrowitz's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cauda Equina Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Pathological Spine Fracture
Pituitary Gland Tumor Excision
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Stimulation
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Allen Kantrowitz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Miami Beach, FL and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from University Of Michigan Medical School in 1980 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1986
Mt Sinai Hospital
Residency Hospital
1981
Mt Sinai Hospital
Internship Hospital
1980
University Of Michigan Medical School
Medical School
1986
1981
1980

Awards

Dr. Kantrowitz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Kantrowitz

4.6

Based on 39 reviews

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1 Star
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Perfect! He took his time and made sure that I could understand my issues in terms I could easily understand. He always has a smile on his face and tool as much time with me that I needed. I would highly recommend this physician.
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In these days of rushing patients in and out, Dr. Kantrowitz ignores that approach and gives you all the time you need. I am never going to give him up. He is my healthcare professional I am most happy with.
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Dr. Kantrowitz changed my life three years ago when he did my spine surgery. Aside from being a skilled surgeon, he is kind and caring. In the exam room he makes you feel like you are his only patient. He takes his time, he explains and he listens. I cannot praise him enough!
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Excellent experience with both doctors and the staff.
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In 2014, at the age of 80, I was diagnosed with a meningioma. Dr Kantrowitz performed a craniotomy and within 4 days after the surgery I was out of the hospital. By the end of the following week, I was able to drive from Miami to Jacksonville to visit my daughter-in-law. Without question, Dr....Read More
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