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Dr. Michael Horowitz, MD

Neurosurgery ·  Male · Age 56

Dr. Horowitz

Dr. Michael Horowitz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Mars, PA and has been practicing for 23 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.


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(855) 365-7274

Dr. Horowitz accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
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Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access
Coventry Health Care
Group Plan PPO
Gateway Health Plan
Health Net
Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
Humana
Choice Care PPO
Medicaid
Managed Care
Medical Mutual of Ohio
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO
UnitedHealthCare
Choice Plus POS
Options PPO
United Healthcare
UPMC Health Plan

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Dr. Horowitz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Traumatic Brain Injury
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Horowitz treats Traumatic Brain Injury more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Horowitz treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Horowitz treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 84% of his peers

Dr. Horowitz treats this condition more than 84% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis
Hydrocephalus
normal
normal

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Horowitz treats Hydrocephalus more than 75% of his peers

Dr. Horowitz treats this condition more than 75% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Hydrocephalus Due to Congenital Stenosis of Aqueduct of Sylvius
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Hydrocephalus, Child
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus

Dr. Horowitz's conditions and procedures:

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Aneurysm
  • Aneurysm Embolization
  • Angioplasty With Stent Placement
  • Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM) Brain
  • Back Pain
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Brain Surgery
  • Brain Tumor
  • Brain Tumor Surgery
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carotid Artery Stent Placement
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Craniotomy
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Ear Disorders
  • Embolization of Arteriovenous Malformation
  • Embolization of Tumor
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Herniated Disc
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Intracranial Vessel Angioplasty and Stenting
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Laminectomy
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Microdiscectomy
  • Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Nosebleed
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumor Surgery
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spine Surgery
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stenting, Intracranial Vessels
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Treatment for Nose Bleeds
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vascular Transcatheter Embolization

About Me

Care Philosophy

The surgeons at the Pennsylvania Brain and Spine Institute (pabrainspine.com) strive to treat each patient as an individual with specific needs. We favor non-surgical approaches whenever possible yet are fellowship trained so that we can deliver expe...

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

1996
University Of Texas Southwestern Medical Center At Dallas
Fellowship Hospital
1994
University Of Pittsburgh Med Center
Residency Hospital
1989
University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
Internship Hospital
1988
University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry
Medical School
1984
Williams College
Undergraduate School
1996
1994
1989
1988
1984

Awards

Dr. Horowitz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Horowitz

3.1

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
47.61904761904762%
(10)
4 Stars
0%
(0)
3 Stars
9.523809523809524%
(2)
2 Stars
4.761904761904762%
(1)
1 Star
38.095238095238095%
(8)

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Dr Michael Horowitz performed my MVD surgery in 2012. I had 100% success. I suffered with GPN and GN for 12 years prior. He literally saved my life. I am forever grateful.
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I would highly recommend Dr. Horowitz to anyone. He and his staff are impeccable and follow up on all cases.
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Highly recommend him he did my back I could barely walk into the hospital and after surgery I walked out of the hospital the same day
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