Dr. David Lefkowitz, MD

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Dr. David Lefkowitz, MD
Dr. David Lefkowitz, MD is a cardiology doctor who practices in New York, NY. He is 54 years old and has been practicing for 30 years. Dr. Lefkowitz is affiliated with Hospital for Special Surgery and NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

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Dr. Lefkowitz's Reviews

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based on 29 total reviews (7 with comments)
Dr. Lefkowitz'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 (7)
in Vestal, NY |
Not only is Dr. Lefkowitz extremely knowledgeable and competent, he gladly takes the time to explain the medical details and he shows his sincere interest in helping you and in showing an interest in your well-being. Because of these outstanding qualities I gladly travel approximately 200 miles for his incomparable services.
in Binghamton, NY |
Dr. Lefkowitz is extremely competent. He always reviews my complete history that he has taken, he listens to my concerns, and his recommendations have proven to be precise. I am confident with any direction he gives me. I have recommended him to friends and family because of his knowledge base and ability to make accurate decisions about my health. I am so confident in his ability that I travel from Binghamton, NY to be treated by him.
New York, NY |
Amazing Doctor!
in little silver , nj |
My daughter started experiencing new and debilitating health issues.including chest pain shortness of breath and convulsions. After being dismissed by many doctors and told that my daughters issues were psychological. We were finally referred to Dr Lefkowitz, who uncovered my daughter was having autonomic dysfunction and and arrhythmia. He was kind compassionate and smart! He treated my daughter with dignity uncovered her problem and treated it. I could not give higher praise for Dr Lefkowitz.
in Scotch Plains, New Jersey |
I have been a patient of Dr. Lefkowitz for two years. Through this time he is always kind, caring, and consistently displays expertise in his field. He always provides me with important information about treatment options that allow me to be confident with my treatment plan. He will follow up about test results whenever he receives them, even if this requires making personal calls in the evening.
in New York, NY |
Awareness of latest best practices in his field. Thoughtful, thorough and articulate, Dr. Lefkowitz is a brilliant communicator who takes the time to explain a patient's condition extremely well, and in a timley manner. He is very responsive to phone calls or issues that require his attention at any hour. he is one of the most professional phyicians I have ever met, and I recommend him unreservedly.
New York, NY |
horrible! He tells you a different opinion continuously, leaving the patient in total anxiety. Then he will change his diagnosis leaving the patient in total anxiety, yet again. I would not reccomend this doctor to anyone I care for. My feeling is that he is just after Money since he does not take insurance except for medicare. But if one is not 65 one cannot have medicare. Naturally he cares more for patients who pay. The most horrible doctor experience in my life. gave me a nervous breakdown
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  •  Specializes in Cardiology
  •  Board certified in Cardiovascular Disease and Internal Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Internal Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Angina and Acute Coronary Syndrome
  • Aortic Aneurysm
  • Aortic Dissection
  • Aortic Stenosis
  • Aortic Valve Disease
  • Aortic Valve Regurgitation
  • Arrhythmias
  • Atrial Fibrillation
  • Atrial Flutter
  • Benign Tumor
  • Cardiomegaly
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Carotid Artery Disease
  • Chest Pain
  • Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
  • Congenital Heart Defects
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
  • Endocarditis
  • Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
  • Heart Disease
  • Heart Palpitations
  • Heart Valve Diseases
  • High Cholesterol
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Hypertension
  • Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart Disease
  • Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Hypotension
  • Limb Swelling
  • Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
  • Mitral Valve Disease
  • Mitral Valve Regurgitation
  • Mitral Valve Stenosis
  • Pericardial Disease
  • Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Pulmonary Disease
  • Pulmonary Edema
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Septal Defect
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tricuspid Valve Disease
  • Vascular Disease

Education

  • Medical School
    Suny Downstate Medical Center College of Medicine

    Graduated in 1987

  • Internship Hospital
    Bronx Munic Hosp Ctr

    Completed in 1988

  • Residency Hospital
    Bronx Muni/Einstein College Me

    Completed in 1991

  • Fellowship Hospital
    New York Hospital

    Completed in 1994

    St Lukes Medical Center

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    CUNY Brooklyn-SUNY Downstate 7 Year BA-MD program

    Graduated in 1983

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Hungarian

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Specialties

  • Cardiology
  • Adult Cardiology
  • Cardiac Aneurysms
  • Cardiovascular & Metabolic Diseases
  • Cardiovascular & Pulmonary Diseases
  • Clinical Cardiology
  • Geriatric Cardiology
  • Hypertension
  • Internal Medicine
  • Preventive Cardiology

Procedures Performed

  • 24-Hour Ambulatory Electrocardiogram
  • Cardiac Imaging
  • Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
  • Cardiovascular Stress Test
  • Echocardiography
  • Electrocardiogram (EKG)