Dr. Jonathan Lustgarten, MD

Dr. Jonathan Lustgarten, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
Dr. Jonathan Lustgarten, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in West Long Branch, NJ and has been practicing for 28 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

121 State Route 36 Ste 330

West Long Branch, NJ 07764

Contact Information

(732) 222-8866

Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

51  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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16  Procedures

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0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • Columbia University College Of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1988
  • Columbia Presby Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1989
  • Columbia Presby Hospital
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1995
  • Columbia Presby Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1990

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. Jonathan Lustgarten, MD
Great experience with doctor and his staff. He was extremely knowledgeable and had a keen understanding of the serious cervical condition that I suffer from. Took his time with me, evaluated all of my MRI’s and the accompanying reports and ordered more tests for reassurance of what needs to be done...Read More
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Cathy D. in Toms River, NJ – Aug 18, 2018
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Dr. Lustgarten is an amazing surgeon. He operated on my spine and the results were extraordinary. The recovery period was rapid and while opioids were available for pain, I never had to take any. Furthermore, before he operated on me he made sure I exhausted all other options . I highly recommend...Read More
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Red Bank , NJ – May 01, 2018
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Dr Luastgartenis an amazing person. You know that he will take care of Your problem. I know my family are very thankful for my great recovery.
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Marleneruth in Highlands, NJ – Dec 08, 2017
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Dr Lustgarten is a highly skilled, compassionate, dedicated physician who performed a microdiscectomy on me for a large, crippling disc herniation which allowed me to resume work in 3 weeks. He is committed to the highest level of care, as are the wonderful staff in his office. I have entrusted...Read More
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Pete S in Red Bank, NJ – Sep 01, 2016
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Dr Lustgarten is very good at what he does! He performed an ACDF February 2015 for me. He did a really great job I will say! I was involved in another MVA 8 month's after my surgery and when I went in to see him he pushed me away like it was nothing. He was only worried about the hardware he put...Read More
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Michael in Point Pleasant, NJ – Jul 09, 2016
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