Dr. Jay Jurkowitz, MD

Dr. Jay Jurkowitz, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 74
Dr. Jay Jurkowitz, MD is a neurology specialist in Encino, CA and has been practicing for 48 years. He graduated from A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ in 1970 and specializes in neurology.

16311 Ventura Blvd Ste 800

Encino, CA 91436

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

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Progressive Supranuclear Palsy (PSP)
more than 52% of peers
Brain Disorders
more than 39% of peers
Seizure Disorders
more than 29% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

5  Conditions Treated

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for California.

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.


  • A Einstein Col Med Yeshiva Univ
    Medical School | Graduated 1970
  • Kings County Hospital Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Vet Affairs Med Center W La
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Jurkowitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Jurkowitz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Jurkowitz to family and friends
3 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (3)

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Dr. Jurkowitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

I first met Dr. Jurkowitz in October 1997 as a patient at Cedars-Sinai. At the time, I was with another doctor. I can honestly claim that if I had continued to see the other doctor, I'd be dead. Dr. Jurkowitz is from the old school of medicine: He is concerned with his patients only. Not...more
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Dr. Jurkowitz is disorganized and lacked concern for my medical issue. He is very disorganized with stacks of patient records on his desk. His demeanor is that of a tired lack luster person &lazy. He refused to fulfill the authorized referral by doing any legitimate exam, instead he took a ink pen...more
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This was the worst experience I've ever had with a doctor in my life. I should've walked out when I saw the extreme disorganization of files and records in his office. There were piles all over the floors, on desks, it looked like a hoarder?s home. Then he was arrogant and snarky, not...more
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