Dr. Jodie K. Levitt, MD

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Dr. Jodie K. Levitt, MD

Neurosurgery | Female

salt lake region neurosurgery, llc 1327 E 2100 S Apt 101, Salt Lake City, UT 84105 Get Directions

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My goal is to treat the patient as a person, explain why or why not surgery is a good option....Read more

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My policy is that the patient matters more than anything else. I take the time to make an accurate diagnosis...Read more

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Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

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  • Neurosurgery

Conditions Treated

Dr. Levitt says..

I am a general neurosurgeon, and have extensive training in brain tumors, malformations(chiari), and shunts. I do most spine surgeries (disk,tumors, pain, and instability) and nerve problems such as carpal tunnel and ulnar nerve problems.

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  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Injury
  • Brain Lesion
  • Brain Tumor
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cervical Disc Degeneration
  • Cervical Herniated Disc
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervical Sprain
  • Chiari Malformation Type 1
  • Chiari Malformation, Adult
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Lumbar Herniated Disc
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondolthesis
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thrombosis
  • Ulnar Neuropathy
  • Vascular Disease

Procedures Performed

Dr. Levitt says..

I take care of many difficult shunt patients, spine abnormalities. I take time to listen and examine. I have many times found problems other physicians have missed.

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  • Brain Cancer Treatment
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Cervical Disc Replacement
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Image-Guided Spine Surgery
  • Laparoscopic Spine Surgery
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Neurostimulation
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus Surgery
  • Shunts
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine and Back Procedures
  • Spine Fracture Treatment

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Education

  • Medical School
    Medical College Of Pennsylvania

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Ohio State University / College Of Medicine

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    Ohio State University / College Of Medicine

    Completed in 1994

    UMDNJ U Hosp/Nj Med Sch

    Completed in 1996

  • Undergraduate School
    McGill University

    Graduated in 1982

Awards & Recognition

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    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

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Dr. Levitt'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
  • Malpractice claims in Utah not available
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Levitt's Office & Staff

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Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
Staff friendliness and courteousness
Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
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Dr. Levitt says...

My policy is that the patient matters more than anything else. I take the time to make an accurate diagnosis and explain the details to my patients at a level they can understand. Surgery is not always the best answer, but when it is I take the time to chose the best approach. I will always do my best to explain the procedure and expectations to each patient .

I love what I do, and am a very good surgeon. My patients can attest to the fact I take interest in them before and after their surgery.  

I understand what my patients go through having been a patient myself for a neck problem years ago. I am also a breast cancer survivor.

I have kept my personal promise never to lose my empathy. It sets me apart from many others in my field.

I have helped fix many problems from surgeries from incorrect diagnoses. I review every film myself.

 

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Dr. Levitt's Care Philosophy

My goal is to treat the patient as a person, explain why or why not surgery is a good option. I take the time each patient requires, and answer questions so they can understand.

I have designed my office to be accessible, warm and inviting.

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Dr. Levitt says...

I am a general neurosurgeon, and have extensive training in brain tumors, malformations(chiari), and shunts. I do most spine surgeries (disk,tumors, pain, and instability) and nerve problems such as carpal tunnel and ulnar nerve problems.

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Dr. Levitt says...

I take care of many difficult shunt patients, spine abnormalities. I take time to listen and examine. I have many times found problems other physicians have missed.