Dr. Risa Ravitz, MD

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Dr. Risa Ravitz, MD
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. Dr. Ravitz is affiliated with Lenox Hill Hospital.

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Dr. Ravitz's Care Philosophy

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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Hudson Spine & Pain Medicine281 Broadway
New York, NY 10007
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Dr. Ravitz's Reviews

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based on 15 total reviews (1 with a comment)
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 (1)
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's Care Philosophy

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. 

Dr. Ravitz'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 and Pain Medicine
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Neurology
  • Pain Medicine

Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Confusion
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Dystonia
  • 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 Pain
  • Nerve Diseases
  • Numbness
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

Education

  • Medical School
    Thomas Jefferson University

    Graduated in 2005

  • Internship Hospital
    University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
  • Residency Hospital
    Harbor-UCLA Med Ctrs
  • Fellowship Hospital
    Roosevelt Hosp/Columbia U
  • Undergraduate School
    Amherst

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Pain Medicine

Procedures Performed

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