Dr. Craig Levitz, MD

Dr. Craig Levitz, MD

Orthopedic Surgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 52
(22)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Craig Levitz, MD is an orthopedic surgery specialist in Merrick, NY and has been practicing for 20 years. He graduated from University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine in 1992 and specializes in orthopedic surgery, sports medicine, and more.

1728 Sunrise Hwy

Merrick, NY 11566

Contact Information

(516) 992-4700

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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

Internal Derangement of Knee
very high
more than 99% of peers
Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
very high
more than 99% of peers
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
very high
more than 99% of peers

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery
  • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
  • Sports Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Orthopaedic Sports Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
  • Orthopedic Surgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery*
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Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Heel Spur
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Myelopathy
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteochondritis Dissecans
  • Osteopenia
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Tibia or Fibula Stress Fracture
  • Trigger Finger

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Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

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

  • Weill Cornell Medical College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1988
  • University Of Pennsylvania School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1992
  • Hospital University of Pennsylvania
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1993
  • Hospital University of Pennsylvania
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1997
  • American Sports Medicine Institute
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1998

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Levitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Levitz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Levitz to family and friends
3.1
based on 22 total reviews (4 with comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (22)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (8)

Dr. Levitz's Performance

Trustworthiness
VERY GOOD
Explains condition(s) well
VERY GOOD
Answers Questions
GOOD
Time well spent
GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

Scheduling
VERY GOOD
Office environment
VERY GOOD
Staff friendliness
VERY GOOD
Average wait time
31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

Waited in the waiting room for 45 minutes. Then, Dr. Levitz barely spoke with me. I visited him a few times and the combined time he spent talking with me was probably 3 minutes.
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At Orlin & Cohen, we do all we can to make every patient experience a positive one. Unfortunately, this wasn't the case on your recent visit to our office. We apologize for keeping you waiting and are continuing to put new procedures in place to help each of our offices operate on schedule.

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Dr. Levitz was pleasant and concerned with my case. He spent more than adequate time with me diagnosing and discussing my options. Staff was likewise very professional and helpful and I made it to him by a straightforward reservation. I feel comfortable with him and confident with his decision on...more
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Hello Arthur. On behalf of Dr. Levitz and everyone at Orlin & Cohen we would like to thank you for leaving a wonderful review for us. Your kind words are very meaningful to us as we realize how much time and effort we put into meeting our patient's expectations, so we are very grateful to hear when we have accomplished this. Thanks for sharing and have great day!

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great doctor and staff. Wait times can be excessive-I get around this by booking first or second appt. he is well worth it. Great disposition and really listens to you.
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Nice guy, but not somebody I'd trust. Both visits were 1+ hour wait, and then 2 minutes with the doctor. Really wanted to do surgery on my shoulder. Literally walking out the door while I was still asking questions. When I wanted renew physical therapy Rx after 3 weeks, refused to renew...more
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