Dr. Orrin Devinsky, MD

Dr. Orrin Devinsky, MD

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 61
Dr. Orrin Devinsky, MD is a neurology specialist in Livingston, NJ and has been practicing for 30 years. He graduated from Harvard Medical School in 1982 and specializes in neurology.

200 S Orange Ave

Livingston, NJ 07039

Contact Information

(212) 263-8871

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • 4 More

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Top Care Areas

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very high
more than 99% of peers
Brain Disorders
very high
more than 98% of peers
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurology

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

61  Conditions Treated

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Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New Jersey.

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.


  • Harvard Medical School
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • NIH-National Institute of Health
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1987
  • NIH-National Institute of Health
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 1988

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Devinsky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Devinsky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Devinsky to family and friends
31 total reviews (6 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (31)

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Dr. Devinsky's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (6)

Dr. Devinsky saved my life! At 44 years old, I had my first seizure with two additional ones shortly thereafter. After meeting with Dr. Devinsky for almost two hours, he laid the cards out on the table in an honest and sincere way. He said that Epilepsy is not a science; it is an art and there...more
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He is a amazing, brilliant and caring doctor. I couldn't recommend him more. Few have his expertise and bed side manner.
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This man has devoted his life to improving the lives of people living with seizures. After seeing multiple neurologist and being told to give up, Dr Deviinsky was able to stop my sons multiple seizures.
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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...more
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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...more
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