Dr. Richard S. Lebovicz, MD

Dr. Richard S. Lebovicz, MD

Orthopedic Surgery | Male | 63 years old

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We do our best to provide the most appropriate care and individual attention to each and every patient, making ourselves available for emergency situations 24/7 whenever possible. We have a 24 hour answering service with direct access to a physician at all times for emergencies and handle emergency room cases routinely.Read more

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  • Helpfulness
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  • Staff
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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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Dr. Lebovicz Says:

Satisfaction surveys collected in our office on a daily basis show extreme satisfaction with the care and handling each patient receives.  (Feel free to ask to see them!)  Please be aware that many of the comments placed are from ex-employees dismissed for not providing an acceptable level of service. Excessive wait times only occur when a patient is added as an emergency to a full...

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in Woodbridge, NJ |
Worse staff and Doctor ever!!!
Since no details were given, we can only state we have a large pile of patient comments in our office thanking the doctor and staff for their outstanding care and service. Every patient is given the individualized attention their condition requires; however when one patient wants others to be pushed aside to accommodate their personal "wishes" rather than "needs," we have to be considerate of ALL our patients. Your medical care is too important to be trusted to internet comments!
south plainfield, nj |
i would NOT recommend anyone to this doctor! he has absolutely NO bedside manner whatsoever. A doctor is supposed to make you feel comfortable but he is cold and in a rush to get you out. Appointments are made for nothing because you are not seen until an hour later. the staff tries to be nice but then they are forced by the office manager to be rude or say rude things to patients. The office manager is the absolute rudest person in the world. i have so much more to say but not enough characters
in Branchburg, NJ |
I definitely would recommend Dr. Lebovicz to family and friends. He is highly knowledgeable, very patient, answers questions in understandable terms, and he cares! Following my surgery for a fractured femur in January 2016, he visited me every single day at the hospital and then during my entire time at the rehabilitation center. I was there for 12 days beyond my hospital stay. His staff is very friendly and helpful. I have continued to see the doctor for follow-up visits.
Plainfield, NJ |
At first my husband and I were not going to use Dr. Lebovicz because of reports we read online. Sometimes opinions of others affect the decision another person makes for their own life. However I am truly grateful that we listened to a nurse at our local hospital and went to see Dr. Lebovicz. From the moment we spoke to the first office staff to the moment we met the doctor personally, we have nothing but great things to say. Everyone was nice and very professional. The dr was superb.
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Dr. Lebovicz's Care Philosophy

We do our best to provide the most appropriate care and individual attention to each and every patient, making ourselves available for emergency situations 24/7 whenever possible. We have a 24 hour answering service with direct access to a physician at all times for emergencies and handle emergency room cases routinely.

Dr. Lebovicz says...

Over 30 years experience treating trauma patients, fractures, ligament, muscle and tendon ruptures, etc as a result of extensive experience with emergencies, including hand injuries, sports injuries, work and motor vehicle injuries in addition to degenerative joint diseases, arthritis, ACL repairs, arthroscopic surgery, joint replacement, carpal tunnel syndrome, etc. We have a collection of hundreds of favorable comments from REAL patients with extremely positive outcomes from their treatment.  

Dr. Lebovicz says...

Satisfaction surveys collected in our office on a daily basis show extreme satisfaction with the care and handling each patient receives.  (Feel free to ask to see them!)  Please be aware that many of the comments placed are from ex-employees dismissed for not providing an acceptable level of service. Excessive wait times only occur when a patient is added as an emergency to a full schedule or patient hours are interrupted by Emergency Room calls.  It is hard to respond to general ratings which do not display individual comments, but, as stated, surveys collected on a daily basis in our office show dramatically different responses.  We do our best to provide the care each individual needs without negatively impacting the care of others and invite you to see for yourself.

"He has a right to criticize, who has a heart to help." ? Abraham Lincoln

"You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life." ? Winston S. Churchill

"If we had no faults we should not take so much pleasure in noting those of others." ? François de La Rochefoucauld

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

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  Board certified in Orthopedic Surgery
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

Awards & Recognition

  • Awards & Honors
    • Healthgrades Honor Roll
    • AMA Continuing Medical Education with Distinction, 2009
    • AMA Continuing Medical Education with Distinction, 2009+
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  • Orthopedic Surgery

Conditions Treated

  • Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Ankle Fracture
  • Ankle Injury
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) or Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Tear
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Ankle
  • Arthritis of the Foot
  • Back Pain
  • Baker’s Cyst
  • Bone Disorders
  • Broken Arm
  • Bunion
  • Bursitis
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chondrocalcinosis
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Clavicle Fracture
  • Coccyx or Sacrum Fracture
  • Complications of Joint Prosthesis
  • De Quervain's Disease
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Dupuytren's Contracture
  • Elbow Bursitis
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Sprain
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Enthesopathy of Knee (incl. Bursitis of Knee)
  • Femur Fracture
  • Foot Conditions
  • Foot Fracture
  • Foot Sprain
  • Fracture
  • Fracture of Hand (incl. Fingers)
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Ganglion Cyst
  • Glenoid Labrum Tear
  • Gout
  • Hammer Toe
  • Hand Conditions
  • Hand Fracture
  • Hip Fracture
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Hip Sprain
  • Internal Derangement of Knee
  • Joint Pain
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Fracture
  • Knee Sprain
  • Lateral Collateral Ligament (LCL) Sprain
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Leg Fracture Above Knee (incl. Hip)
  • Leg Fracture Below Knee (incl. Ankle)
  • Limb Pain
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Lupus
  • Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) Sprain
  • Neck Strain (incl. Whiplash Injury)
  • Non-Unions and Malunions of Fractures
  • Occupational Injuries
  • Osgood Schlatter Disease
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hands
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip and Thigh
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteoarthritis of Spine
  • Osteomyelitis
  • Osteopenia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Pyogenic Arthritis
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Rib Fracture
  • Rotator Cuff Tear
  • Runner's Knee
  • Scapular Fracture
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Impingement Syndrome
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Systemic Chondromalacia
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Tibia and Fibula Fractures
  • Trigger Finger
  • Wrist Disorders
  • Wrist Fracture

Education

  • Medical School
    SUNY Downstate Medical Center College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1979

  • Internship Hospital
    Maimonides Medical Center

    Completed in 1980

  • Residency Hospital
    Maimonides Medical Center

    Completed in 1984

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Hebrew
  • Spanish

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Specialties

  • Orthopedic Surgery

Procedures Performed

  • ACL Surgery
  • All Shoulder or Elbow Replacement Procedures
  • Ankle Arthroscopy
  • Ankle Fracture Repair
  • Ankle Fusion
  • Ankle Ligament Reconstruction
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arm Surgery
  • Arthritic Hand Reconstruction
  • Arthrocentesis
  • Arthroscopic Acromioplasty
  • Arthroscopic Glenoid Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Joint Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Joint Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Labrum Repair
  • Arthroscopic Meniscus Repair
  • Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery Reconstruction
  • Arthroscopic Upper-Extremity Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Wrist Surgery
  • Bone and Joint Repair
  • Bone and Joint Replacement
  • Carpal Tunnel Release
  • De Quervain's Release
  • Dressing and-or Debridement of Wound, Infection, or Burn (incl. Negative Pressure Wound Therapy)
  • Elbow Arthroscopy
  • Elbow Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Elbow Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Excision of Femur or Knee
  • Excision of Metacarpal and Carpal
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Foot and Ankle Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Foot and Ankle Ligament and Tendon Repair
  • Foot and Ankle Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal
  • Fracture Care
  • Fracture Open Reduction and Internal Fixation (ORIF)
  • Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand Surgery
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Hand and Wrist Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hand or Wrist Tendon Transfer
  • Hip Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Closed
  • Hip Fracture and-or Dislocation Treatment, Open
  • Hip Replacement
  • Hip Replacement Revision
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Reconstruction Surgery
  • Joint Replacement Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Knee Replacement
  • Knee Replacement Revision
  • Knee Surgery
  • Knee and Leg Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Closed
  • Knee and Lower Leg Fracture Treatment, Open
  • Neuroplasty
  • Reconstructive Ankle Surgery
  • Reverse Total Shoulder and Total Shoulder Replacement
  • Rotator Cuff Surgery
  • Shoulder Dislocation Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture Treatment
  • Shoulder Fracture and Dislocation Treatment
  • Steroid Injection
  • Trigger Finger Release
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate