Dr. Michael Lefkowitz, MD

Dr. Michael Lefkowitz, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 54
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Dr. Michael Lefkowitz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New Hyde Park, NY and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.

410 Lakeville Rd Ste 204

New Hyde Park, NY 11042

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  • EmblemHealth
  • HealthFirst
  • MultiPlan

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No malpractice claims found for New York
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Dr. Lefkowitz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Myelopathy
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefkowitz treats Myelopathy more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Lefkowitz treats this condition more than 98% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Autoimmune Myelopathy
Spondylosis
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefkowitz treats Spondylosis more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Lefkowitz treats this condition more than 93% of his peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Lefkowitz treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 93% of his peers

Dr. Lefkowitz treats this condition more than 93% 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

Dr. Lefkowitz's conditions and procedures:

Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Aneurysm
Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
Brain Aneurysm
Brain Cancer
Brain Disorders
Brain Surgery
Broken Neck
Cancer
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebral Hemorrhage
Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) Shunt - Insertion, Repair or Removal
Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
Cerebrovascular Disease
Cervical Spine Myelopathy
Chiari's Deformity
Cranial Trauma
Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
Craniopharyngioma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Disc Replacement
Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
Ear Disorders
Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
Epidural Hematoma
Epidural Lysis of Adhesions (LOA)
Epilepsy
Fracture
Herniated Disc
Herniated Disc Surgery
Hydrocephalus
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Low Back Pain
Lumbar Spine Fracture
Meningiomas
Myelopathy
Nerve Block, Somatic
Nerve Destruction by Neurolytic Agent
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Nerve Sheath Tumors
Neuroplasty
Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
Osteosarcoma
Paracentesis
Pathological Spine Fracture
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Scoliosis
Secondary Malignancies
Spina Bifida
Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
Spinal Cord Injury
Spinal Cord Tumor
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Nerve Block
Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Deformities
Spine Disorders
Spine Fracture Treatment
Spine Fractures, Traumatic
Spondylolisthesis
Spondylosis
Stroke
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
Subdural Hemorrhage
Thoracic Spine Fracture
Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
Thrombosis
Traumatic Brain Injury
Vascular Disease
Vascular Transcatheter Embolization
Vertebral Column Tumors

About Me

Biography

Dr. Michael Lefkowitz, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in New Hyde Park, NY and has been practicing for 19 years. He graduated from New York University School Of Medicine in 1990 and specializes in neurosurgery.

Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

Board Certifications

Education

  • 2002
    University Tn
    Fellowship Hospital
    2002
  • 1999
    University Ca
    Fellowship Hospital
    1999
  • 1997
    University Sthrn Ca
    Residency Hospital
    1997
  • 1990
    New York University School Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1990

Languages

  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

Dr. Lefkowitz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Lefkowitz

4.1

Based on 19 reviews

5 Stars
73.6842105263158%
(14)
4 Stars
5.2631578947368425%
(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
21.05263157894737%
(4)

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This is my 2nd surgery with Dr Lefkowitz. First was 2012 on my lumbar, multi level laminectomy and discectomy. I remain pain free. This Wednesday he did a cervical discectomy and fusion, multi level. This guy has MAGIC HANDS. All the pain in my arm, shoulder, neck, fingers was gone just like that....Read More
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Last week I had acdf neck surgery-I had 3levels done .The operation was long and I was in recovery overnight.Dr. Lefkowitz came into recovery and gave me a brief rundown of all the work that was done and to reassure me everything went well.He is kind and professional and will spend the time to...Read More
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Dr. Lefkowitz preformed a C4-C5 anterior cervical discectomy and fusion on me this week (11/9/16) at North Shore University Hospital. My condition was deemed to be urgent and I was naturally extremely anxious. Doctor Lefkowitz was gentle, compassionate and reassuring. The operation was textbook...Read More
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Locations

Cohen Children's Medical Center Pediatric Neurosurgery

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