Dr. Elizabeth Fontana, MD

Dr. Elizabeth Fontana, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 40
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Dr. Elizabeth Fontana, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Great Neck, NY and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons in 2006 and specializes in neurosurgery.

611 Northern Blvd # 150

Great Neck, NY 11021

Contact Information

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
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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

Broken Neck
high
more than 82% of peers
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
normal
more than 78% of peers
Fracture
normal
more than 73% of peers

Dr. Fontana'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

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Fontana does not have any board certifications listed.

54  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
  • 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
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • 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
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • 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
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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12  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

  • Columbia Univ Coll Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Fontana has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Fontana has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Fontana's Reviews

4.6
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Fontana to family and friends
10 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (10)

  • 5
    (9)
  • 4
    (0)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (1)

Dr. Fontana'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 (4)

Never ever have I had such excellent care. Dr Fontana is a rock star and so is her staff! Grateful
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Dr. Elizabeth Fontana performed my brain surgery in 2015 and she did a wonderful job
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Dr. Fontana performed emergency spine surgery for my husband who had lost movement on his leg overnight. She made this surgery a priority and walked him through the hospital to get the surgery done the same day he came into the ER. She is a caring, first class neurosurgeon and we are totally...more
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