Dr. Allen Kantrowitz, MD

Dr. Allen Kantrowitz, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
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

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Kantrowitz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 99% of peers
Hydrocephalus
very high
more than 99% of peers
Meningiomas
very high
more than 95% of peers

Dr. Kantrowitz's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

56  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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21  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of Michigan Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1980
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1981
  • Mt Sinai Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Kantrowitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Kantrowitz's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Kantrowitz to family and friends
37 total reviews (11 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (37)

  • 5
    (33)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Kantrowitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (11)

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....more
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The best Neurosurgeon in South Florida, explaining all options and caring for his patients.
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He is just the best. I had an emergency, was in horrible pain and although he had a family engagement, he found the time to take care of me. Priceless. Highly recommend.
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Dr K is very thorough. My second visit and he had me do a second CT scan to make sure how many procedures in my neck are needed. He does not do any surgery unless really necessary and only the area that is the worst. Very compassionate and caring . He always seems to be there for his patients...more
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