Dr. Eric Elowitz, MD

Dr. Eric Elowitz, MD

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Neurological Spine Surgery  ·  
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57 y/o
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Dr. Eric Elowitz, MD is a neurological spine surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 25 years. He specializes in neurological spine surgery, neurosurgery, and more.Read his story

Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care

240 E 59th St Fl 2

New York, NY 10022
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • CoreSource
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • SelectCare
  • VNS Choice

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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. Elowitz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Herniated Disc
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elowitz treats Herniated Disc more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Elowitz treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Spinal Stenosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elowitz treats Spinal Stenosis more than 92% of his peers

Dr. Elowitz treats this condition more than 92% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Elowitz performs Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy) more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Elowitz performs this procedure more than 91% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Laminotomy
  • Lumbar Laminectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Laminectomy

Dr. Elowitz's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Cervical Disc Degeneration
Cervical Spine Surgery
Complex Spine Surgery
Degenerative Spine Disorders
Disc Replacement
Facet Joint Synovial Cysts
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Laminectomy
Laminoplasty
Laminotomy
Microdiscectomy
Microsurgical Spine Surgery
Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
Neck Surgery
Neurosurgical Procedures
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Surgery

About Me

Care Philosophy

I am committed to providing state-of-the-art care to my patients using the most advanced minimal-access techniques available.  I work with my patients to develop a personalized treatment plan.  In general, I have a conservative appro...

Specialties

  • Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Neurological Spine Surgery
  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 1999
    University Hospital of Brooklyn
    Residency Hospital
    1999
  • 1993
    University Hospital of Brooklyn
    Fellowship Hospital
    1993
  • 1987
    SUNY Downstate
    Internship Hospital
    1987
  • 1982
    State University Of New York Downstate College Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1982

Languages

  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Polish
  • Russian

Awards

  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, 1984
  • Summa Cum Laude - Medical School, 1986
  • Young Investigator Award - Section on Tumors AANS, 1998

Dr. Elowitz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Elowitz

4.5

Based on 82 reviews

5 Stars
86.58536585365853%
(71)
4 Stars
1.2195121951219512%
(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
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1 Star
12.195121951219512%
(10)

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My appointment with Dr. Eric Elowitz went well. The application process and the appointment all flowed together seamlessly. The doctor had already read my MRI and my X-rays and suggested surgery right away for a degenerative situation in my spine, no beating around the bush. He was calm, confident...Read More
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Dr. Elowitz is professional, excellent bedside manners, listen to the patient and does not ignore their concerns. Wonderful doctor
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Dr. Elowitz was a wonderful, kind understanding physician. I am a physician myself and he was seeing my wife.His approach to surgical decisions is very conservative unlike many surgeons. I offer him an unreserved recommendation.
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I had a very good meeting with him. He came highly recommended and the way he presented everything was excellent. Hope my surgery goes a well as our meeting.
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Dr. Elowitz was very personable, thorough, and knowledgeable . He gave me as much time as I needed. I felt very optimistic about my condition after my appointnent.
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Locations

Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care

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(212) 235-1519

Insurance accepted

Accepted insurance can change. Please double-check when making an appointment.

Aetna
Aetna POS
CoreSource
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP)
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Medicaid
Medicare
SelectCare
VNS Choice

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