Dr. David Harter, MD

Dr. David Harter, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 49
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Dr. David Harter, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 17 years. He graduated from Georgetown University School Of Medicine in 1994 and specializes in neurosurgery, pediatric hematology & oncology, and more.

317 E 34th St Ste 1002

New York, NY 10016

Contact Information

(212) 263-6419

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • EmblemHealth
  • Guardian
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Top Care Areas

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

Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
very high
more than 89% of peers
Hydrocephalus
high
more than 87% of peers
Chiari's Deformity
normal
more than 74% of peers

Dr. Harter'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Harter "Our goal is to provide effective, efficient and compassionate patient (and family) centered care."

4  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Pediatric Hematology & Oncology
  • Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • Vascular Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

68  Conditions Treated

  • Acrocephalosyndactyly
  • Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
  • Aneurysm
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Bleeding Disorders
  • Blood Disorders
  • Blood Disorders in Pregnancy
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cavernous Hemangioma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari Malformation Type 2
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Ear Disorders
  • Esophageal Diseases
  • Fracture
  • Gastrointestinal Diseases
  • Heart Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hypercoagulable State
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Maternal Anemia
  • Meningiomas
  • Moyamoya Disease
  • Myeloproliferative Disorders
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pancytopenia
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pediatric Spinal Tumor
  • Polycythemia Rubra Vera
  • Pregnancy-Related Disorders
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Rasmussen's Syndrome
  • Retina Diseases
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Stomach Diseases
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Urinary Disorders
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors

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29  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

  • State University of New York At Buffalo
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1990
  • Georgetown University School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1994
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1995
  • University Of Maryland Medical System
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2000
  • Childrens Memorial Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2001

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Harter has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Harter's Reviews

4.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Harter to family and friends
27 total reviews (5 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (27)

  • 5
    (22)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Harter'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 (5)

I am forever grateful to Dr. Harter and his team who saved my husband’s life by removing colloid cyst after complication from another surgeon's failed try. My gratitude to Dr. Harter and his team are beyond words. Dr. Harter is knowledgeable, professional, understanding, and personable. His...more
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I am writing to let everyone know how disappointed and heartbroken we were with Dr. Harter' s care. His office is disorganized and frankly doesn't seem like they care about patients in the least. We cancelled our son's surgery with Dr. Harter because I don't think that my son would receive good...more
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Dr. Harter performed a risky surgery by performing a subtotal resection of a JPA tumor growing out of my 12 year old daughter's brainstem. He managed to get out more tumor than anticipated and caused her no neurological deficits. I didn't trust any other doctor but him and I got many opinions....more
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I am utterly thankful and blessed to have had brain surgery completed by Dr. Harter. I was very recently diagnosed with ganglioglioma in the right temperal lobe of the brain. Dr. Harter had been completely helpful and has considerably spent a lot of time with my parents and I before my surgery...more
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would not even see my son because his avm was on his foot. then sent us to nyu referral nurse line who referred us back to the same group. How can you call this compassion care, when my son is in pain everyday and doctors who refuse to help a child.
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