Dr. Leon E. Popovitz, MD

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Dr. Leon E. Popovitz, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male

New York Bone and Joint Specialists 130 E 67th St, New York, NY 10065 Get Directions
(212) 759-4553

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      Specialties

      • Orthopedic Surgery
      • Adult Orthopedic Surgery
      • Bone & Joint Orthopedics
      • Emergency Sports Medicine
      • Men's Sports Medicine
      • Orthopedic Arthroscopy
      • Orthopedic Knee Surgery
      • Orthopedic Shoulder & Elbow Surgery
      • Orthopedic Sports Medicine
      • Sports Medicine

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      • Orthopedic Surgery

      Conditions Treated

      • Achilles Tendinitis
      • Adhesive Capsulitis
      • Ankle and Foot Instability or Derangement
      • Ankle Fracture
      • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
      • Ankle Sprains and Strains
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Injuries
      • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
      • Arthritis
      • Bone Disorders
      • Broken Arm
      • Bursitis
      • Cartilage Tear
      • Clavicle Fracture
      • De Quervain's Disease
      • Degenerative Disc Disease
      • Dislocated Joint
      • Elbow Bursitis
      • Elbow Injuries
      • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
      • Foot Fracture
      • Glenoid Labrum Tear
      • Internal Derangement of Knee
      • Joint Pain
      • Knee Dislocation
      • Knee Disorders
      • Knee Fracture
      • Knee Injuries
      • Knee Pain
      • Knee Sprain
      • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
      • Ligament Sprain
      • Ligament Tears
      • Limb Pain
      • Meniscus Injuries
      • Meniscus Tear
      • Musculoskeletal Disorders
      • Non-Traumatic Rupture of Achilles Tendon
      • Orthopedic Disorders
      • Osteoarthritis
      • Osteoarthritis of Knee
      • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
      • Osteochondritis
      • Osteochondritis Dissecans
      • Osteopenia
      • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
      • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
      • Rotator Cuff Injuries
      • Rotator Cuff Tear
      • Runner's Knee
      • Shoulder Diseases
      • Shoulder Dislocation
      • Shoulder Disorders
      • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
      • Shoulder Instability
      • Shoulder Labral Tear
      • Shoulder Pain
      • Shoulder Separation
      • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
      • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
      • Sports Injuries
      • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
      • Synovitis
      • Systemic Chondromalacia
      • Tendon Injuries
      • Tendonitis
      • Tibia and Fibula Fractures

      Procedures Performed

      • ACL Surgery
      • Arm Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
      • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
      • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
      • Arthroscopic Microdiscectomy
      • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Repair
      • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
      • Arthroscopic Surgery
      • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
      • Elbow Surgery
      • Elbow Tenotomy
      • Excision of Tibia or Fibula
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
      • Fracture Care
      • Joint Drainage
      • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
      • Knee Arthroscopy
      • Knee Cartilage Repair
      • Knee Ligament Reconstruction
      • Knee Osteotomy
      • Knee Surgery
      • Knee Tendon Repair
      • Rotator Cuff Surgery
      • Shoulder Cartilage Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
      • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
      • Shoulder Stabilizations
      • Shoulder Surgery
      • Steroid Injection

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        Sanctions

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      • 0
        Board Actions

        No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

      Education

      • Medical School
        New York Medical College

        Graduated in 1994

      • Internship Hospital
        St. Vincent's Hospital-Manhattan

        Completed in 1995

      • Residency Hospital
        Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

        Completed in 1997

      • Fellowship Hospital
        Nyu Hospital For Joint Diseases

        Completed in 2000

      • Undergraduate School
        Sophie Davis School Of Biomedical Education

        Graduated in 1992

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      Languages Spoken

      • English
      • Russian
      • Spanish
      • Yiddish
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      • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
      • Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
      • Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
      • No malpractice claims found
      • No sanctions found
      • No board actions found
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      Dr. Popovitz's Office & Staff

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      Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
      16 – 30 minutes

      Experience with Dr. Popovitz

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      Dr. Popovitz's Care Philosophy

      We compassionately provide facts and details to our patients, and objectively present all treatment options that range from non-surgical conservative management to surgical intervention. At the patient?s pace we answer all questions, and jointly, with the patient, we determine what the best treatment is for the individual person. The goal of NY Bone & Joint Specialists is to improve our patients? lives utilizing consummate treatment, respect and consideration, and the best service by our staff.