Dr. Orrin Devinsky, MD

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Dr. Orrin Devinsky, MD

Neurology | Male

200 S Orange Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039 Get Directions
(212) 263-8871

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Dr. Devinsky specializes in Neurology and practices in Livingston, NJ. He practices at 2 locations.

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4.2 based on 25 responses
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  • How well provider explains medical condition(s)
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  • How well provider listens and answers questions
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  • Spends appropriate amount of time with patients
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  • Ease of scheduling urgent appointments
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  • Office environment, cleanliness, comfort, etc.
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  • Staff friendliness and courteousness
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  • Total wait time (waiting & exam rooms)
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in Brick, NJ |
not only is Dr. Devinsky an excellent doctor, he is a very caring person. He helped my sister to the fullest, the best he can. Although she lost her battle with epilepsy, I always find myself thinking of all the things he has done for her.She adored him, looked forward to going to her appointments with him because he treated her so well.I would love to personally thank this man for all that he has done for her during her battle. Any person who talks down on him, truly doesn't know him. Thank you
nothing but the best!! Though busy and hard to get in touch with, you can trust his office Nurse to always take any concerns and emergency questions to Dr Devinsky and get back to you in a decent amount of time. Of course Dr. Devinsky always gives you his best at appointments and has always taken care of my son --- now for the last 25 yrs.
in Wake Forest, NC |
Dr. Devinsky is the best Dr I have ever had in my life! He is the only Neurologist I have ever had that understood and explained things to me so I could understand. His intelligence and interest in Epilepsy is beyond awesome!!!! He has helped me and my Epilepsy in ways that other Neurologist could not and I honestly would not trust anyone else!!! My family moved out of state, but I still travel to NYC to see Dr. Devinsky. That should tell you something!
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Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

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  • Neurology

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aneurysm
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Autonomic Dysreflexia
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Chronic Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Fever-Induced Seizure
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myoclonus
  • Narcolepsy and Cataplexy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Tic Disorders
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Tuberous Sclerosis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo
  • Visual Field Defects

Procedures Performed

  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)

Background Check

  • 0
    Malpractice Claims

    No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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  • 0
    Sanctions

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  • 0
    Board Actions

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Education

  • Medical School
    Harvard Medical School

    Graduated in 1982

  • Internship Hospital
    Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

    Completed in 1983

  • Residency Hospital
    New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell

    Completed in 1986

    Nih-National Institute Of Health

    Completed in 1987

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Nih-National Institute Of Health

    Completed in 1988

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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  • Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

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Dr. Devinsky's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  • Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  • Specializes in Neurology
  • Board certified in Neurology
  • No malpractice claims found
  • No sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Dr. Devinsky's Office & Staff

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Experience with Dr. Devinsky

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How well provider explains medical condition(s)
How well provider listens and answers questions
Spends appropriate amount of time with patients