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Dr. Eric Elowitz, MD

Dr. Eric Elowitz, MD

Neurological Spine Surgery ·  Male · Age 57


Dr. Eric Elowitz, MD is a neurological spine surgery specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 26 years. He specializes in neurological spine surgery, neurosurgery, and more.


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(212) 235-1519

Dr. Elowitz accepts the following insurance:

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary 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

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 approach to ...

Specialties

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

Board Certifications

Education

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

4.6

Based on 96 reviews

5 Stars
88.54166666666667%
(85)
4 Stars
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(1)
3 Stars
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2 Stars
0%
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1 Star
10.416666666666666%
(10)

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Dr Elowitz an excellent clinician compassionate and dedicated to his patients
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Visited Dr Elowitz’s office for a pre-surgery appointment, staff was helpful and knowledgeable in their duties. The doctor obviously had reviewed my file and MRI and was fully prepared to make his recommendation, after patiently listening to my history and answering all of my questions. Looking...Read More
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Dr. Elowitz and his staff are top notch in all areas. He performed a minimally-invasive TLIF to repair and fuse 2 vertibrae after years of pain and sciatica. A note of caution: minimally invasive doesn't mean you won't hurt for a couple of weeks, but at 2.5 weeks out, I'm walking up to a half mile...Read More
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Had an overall great experience with Dr. Elowitz and his team at New York hospital. Would highly recommend him to my friends and family
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Fully understood my problem and is the surgeon I’ll let stick a knife into back.
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Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care

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