Dr. Gary Lustgarten, MD

Dr. Gary Lustgarten, MD

Neurosurgery  |  
Male  |  
Age 76
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Gary Lustgarten, MD is a neurosurgery doctor who practices in North Miami Beach, FL. He is 76 years old and has been practicing for 53 years.

100 NW 170th St

North Miami Beach, FL 33169

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Insurance Accepted

  • MultiPlan

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Dr. Lustgarten's Experience

Dr. Lustgarten's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:
  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurosurgery
  • Board certified in Neurosurgery
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found


  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

Conditions Treated

  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Herniated Disc
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylolisthesis


  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Spinal Nerve Block

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

1 Sanction
  • Professional Misconduct (8/22/2002)
    Action Taken: Revocation
    Summary: Dr. Gary James Lustgarten, Lic #0000-25725


    Following a hearing on 07/19/02, the Board found Dr. Lustgarten, when testifying as an expert witness in a medical liability case, had repeatedly made factual assertions without an evidentiary or good faith basis and had misrepresented the applicable standard of care. The Board determined this was unprofessional conduct.


    Dr. Lustgarten’s North Carolina medical license is revoked.

    Following a hearing, the Board denied a motion to reopen the case concerning Dr. Lustgarten.

    9/11/2002 Dr. Lustgarten filed a Notice of Appeal and Petition for Judicial Review of the Board’s decision with the Superior Court of Wake County.

    9/18/2002 Dr. Lustgarten filed a Motion for Stay of the Board’s decision with the Superior Court of Wake County.

    9/25/2002 Superior Court of Wake County granted Dr. Lustgarten’s Motion for Stay but directed Dr. Lustgarten not to practice medicine or testify as a medical expert in North Carolina while his appeal of the Board’s decision is pending.

    10/16/02: Order for Stay of Revocation. Wake County Superior Court stays the order revoking Dr. Lustgarten's medical license. During the stay, he may not practice medicine nor testify as an expert witness.

    03/30/04: Order of Discipline Following Second Hearing Dr. Lustgarten's license is suspended for one year.

    April 15, 2005-Appeal Denied

    The Court has affirmed the Board's decision to suspend the Physician's license for one year.

    State: North Carolina
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa
    Medical School | Graduated 1965
  • Ny Hospital Cornell Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Jackson Meml Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

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Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lustgarten's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lustgarten to family and friends
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Likelihood to Recommend (6)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Lustgarten's Performance

Explains condition(s) well
Answers Questions
Time well spent

Office & Staff Performance

Office environment
Staff friendliness
Average wait time
Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

in Portland Maine |
Tha best Dr: I meet in my life!!!
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  • MultiPlan
    MultiPlan PPO
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