Dr. Jonathan Lustgarten, MD

Dr. Jonathan Lustgarten, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 55
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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

Insurance Accepted

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

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Top Care Areas

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

Meningiomas
very high
more than 93% of peers
Spine Disorders
high
more than 80% of peers
Spondylosis
normal
more than 82% of peers

Dr. Lustgarten'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.

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

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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

  • 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

Dr. Lustgarten has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lustgarten's Reviews

3.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lustgarten to family and friends
15 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (15)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (2)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (1)
  • 1
    (5)

Dr. Lustgarten's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

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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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...more
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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...more
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Unsatisfactory. He performed a simple laminectomy in April, 2015 to hopefully ease severe pain in my left,buttock/thigh areas. To date, very little improvement. Now have numbness/sporadic pain in both feet/lower legs that didn't exist prior to surgery. Difficult to reach directly, protected by a...more
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This man is TOPS! I was in such severe pain after a ruptured herniated disk. I was released from another hospital after three days...as bad as when I went in to Emergency. We found him doing reaserch on the internet and called on a Friday. After explaining the severity of my injury Dr Lustrgarten...more
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