Dr. Risa Ravitz, MD

Dr. Risa Ravitz, MD

Neurology  |  
Female  |  
Age 39
(16)
Insurances AcceptedSave
Dr. Risa Ravitz, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in New York, NY. She is 39 years old and has been practicing for 12 years.

281 Broadway

New York, NY 10007

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Fidelis Care
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Top Care Areas

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

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
more than 94% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
high
more than 80% of peers
Neck Muscle Strain
normal
more than 83% of peers

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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Ravitz "Dr. Risa Ravitz is a Neurologist who has dual board certification in Neurology and Pain Medicine.  She has a special interest in headache and head pain, and treats all general neurologic conditions.    She uses a holistic approach to treatment which includes lifestyle modifications, physical therapy, education, and procedures.     Dr. Ravitz spends time with patients to tailor treatment to the individual. "
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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Pain Medicine
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Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Medical Specialties*
  • Pain Medicine
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Confusion
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
  • Epilepsy
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Memory Disorders
  • Migraine
  • Myoclonus
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Numbness
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • Botox® for Blepharospasm
  • Botox® for Cervical Dystonia
  • Botox® for Chronic Migraine
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Steroid Injection

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

  • Amherst
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Thomas Jefferson University
    Medical School | Graduated 2005
  • University Of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • Harbor-Ucla Med Ctrs
    Residency Hospital | Completed
  • Roosevelt Hosp/Columbia U
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Ravitz has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Ravitz's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Ravitz to family and friends
4.3
based on 16 total reviews (2 with comments)
Dr. Ravitz's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well
    EXCELLENT
  • Answers Questions
    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent
    EXCELLENT
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    10 to 15 minutes
Patient Comments (2)
in New York, NY |
Dr. Ravitz is an excellent doctor whom I highly recommend.
in Jackson Heights, NY |
I'm really glad I was able to find Dr. Ravitz after I had bad experiences with two neurologists. Dr. Ravitz is great and has helped me a lot. She's very nice, really listens to me and makes me feel comfortable.
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Dr. Ravitz accepts 6 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
    Emblem Health
  • Fidelis Care
  • UnitedHealthCare
    United Healthcare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

Hospitals where Dr. Ravitz has admitting privileges

Lenox Hill Hospital
100 E 77th St
New York, NY 10075
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