Dr. Michael Lefkowitz, MD

Dr. Michael Lefkowitz, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 53
(19)
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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

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • EmblemHealth
  • HealthFirst
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Lefkowitz performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Myelopathy
very high
more than 92% of peers
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 92% of peers
Herniated Disc
very high
more than 91% of peers

Dr. Lefkowitz's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

55  Conditions Treated

  • 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
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Osteosarcoma
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • 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
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertebral Column Tumors
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20  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

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

Education

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

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Lefkowitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Lefkowitz's Reviews

4.1
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Lefkowitz to family and friends
19 total reviews (3 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (19)

  • 5
    (14)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (4)

Dr. Lefkowitz's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    VERY GOOD
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (3)

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....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...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...more
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