Dr. Harvey Finkelstein, MD

Dr. Harvey Finkelstein, MD

Pain Medicine  ·  
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Age 62
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Dr. Harvey Finkelstein, MD is a pain medicine specialist in Plainview, NY and has been practicing for 37 years. He graduated from Sackler School Of Medicine, Tel Aviv University in 1981 and specializes in pain medicine.

875 Old Country Rd # 151

Plainview, NY 11803

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Applied Risk Management Solutions
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • New York State of Health
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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Top Care Areas

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

Intervertebral Disc Disease
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more than 35% of peers
Spine Disorders
normal
more than 24% of peers
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
normal
more than 24% of peers

Dr. Finkelstein'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.

Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Finkelstein "to treat every patient with respect and to make them feel like they are our only patient"

1  Specialties

  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

  • Anesthesiology
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Anesthesiology*

39  Conditions Treated

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37  Procedures

  • Baclofen Pump Therapy
  • Botox® Injection
  • Cancer Pain Management
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Cervical Medial Branch Neurotomy
  • Chemodenervation
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Cortisone Injection
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Intrathecal Drug Delivery System Insertion
  • IV Sedation
  • Joint Injection
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
  • Neurolytic Nerve Block
  • Pain Management
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Radiofrequency Denervation
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Steroid Injection
  • Thoracic Facet Joint Injection
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Worker's Compensation Evaluations
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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

  • Sackler School Of Medicine, Tel Aviv University
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • University Hospital Stony Brook
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
  • FIPP-fellow of interventional pain practice, 9-2009
Media & Publications

Dr. Finkelstein has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Finkelstein's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Finkelstein to family and friends
16 total reviews

Likelihood to Recommend (16)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Finkelstein's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    VERY GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    GOOD
  • Office environment

    GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes
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