Dr. Douglas Hershkowitz, MD

Dr. Douglas Hershkowitz, MD

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Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
56 y/o
(60)

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Dr. Douglas Hershkowitz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Punta Gorda, FL and has been practicing for 24 years. He specializes in neurosurgery and neurological spine surgery.

Harbor Neurosurgical Associates

517 Tamiami Trl

Punta Gorda, FL 33950
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • UnitedHealthCare

Background Check

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. Hershkowitz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hershkowitz treats Thoracic Spine Myelopathy more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hershkowitz treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Lumbar Spine Fracture
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hershkowitz treats Lumbar Spine Fracture more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hershkowitz treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Hershkowitz treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 100% of his peers

Dr. Hershkowitz treats this condition more than 100% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury

Dr. Hershkowitz's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Acoustic Neuroma
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
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)
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Deep Brain Stimulation
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
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
Kyphoplasty
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Block, Sympathetic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Neuroplasty
Neurostimulation
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
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 Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spine Surgery
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease

About Me

Care Philosophy

Treating the total patient not just the disease

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Spine Surgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1994
    Hahnemann University Hospital
    Residency Hospital
    1994
  • 1989
    Hahnemann University Hospital
    Internship Hospital
    1989
  • 1988
    Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University
    Medical School
    1988

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Hershkowitz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Hershkowitz

3.6

Based on 60 reviews

5 Stars
56.666666666666664%
(34)
4 Stars
8.333333333333334%
(5)
3 Stars
1.6666666666666667%
(1)
2 Stars
5%
(3)
1 Star
28.333333333333332%
(17)

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Find a neurosurgeon in Sarasota or Lee county. Do not see this man.
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This Doctor crippled me ! He should not be allowed to practice medicine. I went in to see him and within a few seconds he told me what was wrong and was scheduling me for surgery. I went to another Neurosurgeon at Tampa General that told me (after doing more tests and xrays + my MRI) that Dr....Read More
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This man and his team are fantastic. I couldnt ask for a better doctor. He dedicates himself like no other. His PA is outstanding, love her to death. I would highly recommend him.
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Dr. Hershkowitz and Melissa are the best. Had my second next fusion 3 years ago. Never felt better. December 17 had my lumbar surgery. Felt 100% better after surgery. Not feeling so well no April of 18. He tries all resources before surgery. Great doctor who really cares!! Melissa is also a very...Read More
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Gotta give a shout out to this guy. Was having excruciating right leg sciatica to the point I could hardly walk. He got me admitted and treated immediately and after 2 days I was recovered to the point I could continue to recover at home. He is a very straight forward compassionate guy and his...Read More
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Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
Open Access
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO

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Fawcett Memorial Hospital

Port Charlotte, FL