Dr. Gary Lustgarten, MD
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Dr. Gary Lustgarten, MD


Neurosurgery | Male

100 NW 170th St North Miami Beach, FL 33169 Get Directions


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 52 years.

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    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

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    • 1

      Dr. Lustgarten has received 1 sanction

      What is a sanction or disciplinary action
      • 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
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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Bone Disorders
    • Cancer
    • Degenerative Disc Disease
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Low Back Pain
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
    • Spinal Stenosis
    • Spine Disorders
    • Vascular Disease


    • Medical School
      Roy J Lucille a Carver College Of Medicine At University Of Iowa

      Graduated in 1965

    • Internship Hospital
      Ny Hospital Cornell Med Center
    • Residency Hospital
      Jackson Meml Hospital

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    • Neurosurgery

    Procedures Performed

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