Dr. Michael Horowitz, MD

Dr. Michael Horowitz, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 56
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Dr. Michael Horowitz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Mars, PA and has been practicing for 22 years. He graduated from University Of Rochester School Of Medicine and Dentistry in 1988 and specializes in neurosurgery.

6998 Crider Rd Ste 210

Mars, PA 16046

Contact Information

(855) 365-7274

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Coventry Health Care
  • Gateway Health Plan
  • Health Net
  • Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
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Thrombosis
very high
more than 96% of peers
Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 89% of peers
Low Back Pain
high
more than 88% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Horowitz "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 expert surgical care when indicated. More information regarding our practice including educational presentations, videos, animations, and publications can be found by looking at our web site pabrainspine.com"

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*

64  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • 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 Tumor
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cauda Equina Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Hydrocephalus, Adult
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • 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 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
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
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Background Check

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0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Horowitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Horowitz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Horowitz

3.1

Based on 21 reviews

5 Stars
47.61904761904762%
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4 Stars
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3 Stars
9.523809523809524%
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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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Laura Inman in Deerfield, NY – May 23, 2018
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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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Gerald Hurst in Greensburg, PA – Feb 09, 2017
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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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Dave Russo in Kittanning pa – May 31, 2016
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