Dr. Mark A. Mittler, MD

Dr. Mark A. Mittler, MD

Pediatric Neurosurgery | Male | 51 years old

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Dr. Mittler specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery and practices in New Hyde Park, NY. He practices at 1 location.

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in Ozone Park, NY |
When I was 12 years old I was diagnosed with an Astrocytoma. Dr. Mittler was my neurologist and performed a thorough and successful surgery. After 14 years, I finally got an MRI done and visited Dr Mittler. When I saw him I was in tears because he gave me a second chance at life. He told me my MRI results were normal and everything is fine with me. I can't thank him enough for this. I am proud to say I have accomplished a bachelors in biology, I have a great job and I just bought my first house.
Northport, NY |
When our daughter was diagnosed at nine months old with craniosynostosis and hydrocephalus, Dr. Mittler put us at ease by saying "...she will be all right". Two surgeries later, she is showing tremendous progress, and that comes in great part from Dr. Mittler. We can't say enough good things about his practice and staff.
in Huntington Station, NY |
Dr. Mittler & his office are by far, the most organized & caring staff-Team actually, that I have encountered.No matter who answered the phone, they knew who my son was. Dr.M genuinely interacted w my child.He has a screen at the end of his desk for us to review the MRIs. Dr M was not quick to jump to surgery and only did so when necessary. After surgery Dr. M. met us in the waiting room, told us the details of our son's successful procedure & I got to give him a big hug:)
Milford, PA |
We have recommended Dr Mittler a few times and have heard the same thing from each person, he's genuine, caring and extremely thorough. He put us at ease instantly. Our daughter is doing amazing and it's all due to him!
in West Islip, NY |
About a year ago we found an absess on my son's brain and chose dr.mittler to perform. We're not a wealthy family so when he said he would work with our insurance company we were so very grateful. Unfortunately Dr.Mittler must have changed his mind because 8 months later we received a subpoena because of lack of payment. I don't know how this slimeball sleeps at night ripping off scared emotional families but needless to say I would not recommend him.
in Valley Stream, NY |
This is the doctor that saved my daughter Elizabeth's life in 2014. An abscess had settled near my daughter's brain stem. She was paralyzed on her right side. Dr. Mittler and his team at Cohen's Childens Hospital performed two brain surgeries on my daughter in July of 2014. Almost two years later, my daughter is walking with a walker, and walking short distances on her own. She regained most of her memory and movement on her right side. Thank God for Dr. Mittler and his team at Cohens.
in Hempstead, NY |
Dr Mitler takes care of both our children.He is truly an amazing doctor. Knows us well enough that if we tell him something is wrong, even when nothing shows up in tests, he doesn't doubt us or turn us away. He has performed numerous surgeries on our children and we would highly recommend him to everyone. Our son had to write a school paper on his hero and he picked Dr Mitler as his hero!
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    •  Specializes in Pediatric Neurosurgery
    •  Board certified in Neurosurgery
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    •  No sanctions found
    •  No board actions found

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    • Neurosurgery

    Conditions Treated

    • Acoustic Neuroma
    • Aneurysm
    • Ataxia
    • Bone Cancer
    • Bone Disorders
    • Brain Aneurysm
    • Brain Cancer
    • Brain Disorders
    • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
    • Broken Neck
    • Cancer
    • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
    • Cerebral Hemorrhage
    • Cerebral Vascular Disease
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
    • Cerebrovascular Disease
    • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
    • Chiari's Deformity
    • Cranial Trauma
    • Craniopharyngioma
    • Ear Disorders
    • Epilepsy
    • Fracture
    • Herniated Disc
    • Hydrocephalus
    • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
    • Intervertebral Disc Disease
    • Leukodystrophy
    • Low Back Pain
    • Lumbar Spine Fracture
    • Meningiomas
    • Myelopathy
    • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
    • Nerve Sheath Tumors
    • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
    • Osteoarthritis of Spine
    • Osteosarcoma
    • Pathological Spine Fracture
    • Pulmonary Arteriovenous Malformation
    • 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
    • Stroke
    • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
    • Subdural Hemorrhage
    • Thoracic Spine Fracture
    • Thrombosis
    • Torticollis
    • Traumatic Brain Injury
    • Tuberous Sclerosis
    • Vascular Disease
    • Vertebral Column Tumors

    Education

    • Medical School
      University Of Rochester

      Graduated in 1991

    • Residency Hospital
      Rhode Island Hospital

      Completed in 1998

    • Fellowship Hospital
      Chldrns Hosp

      Completed in 1999

    • Undergraduate School
      University Of Rochester

      Graduated in 1987

    Languages Spoken

    • English

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    Specialties

    • Pediatric Neurosurgery
    • Neurosurgery

    Procedures Performed

    • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
    • Brain Surgery
    • Carotid Ultrasound
    • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
    • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
    • CyberKnife®, Cranial (Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Cranial) incl. Gamma Knife and LINAC Photon Beam
    • Deep Brain Stimulation
    • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
    • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
    • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
    • Herniated Disc Surgery
    • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
    • Neurostimulation
    • Spinal Cord Stimulation
    • Spinal Fusion
    • Spinal Nerve Block
    • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
    • Stereotactic Radiosurgery, Spinal or Cranial
    • Stereotactic Surgery

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