Dr. Risa Ravitz, MD

Dr. Risa Ravitz, MD

Neurology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 40
Dr. Risa Ravitz, MD is a neurology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 13 years. She graduated from Thomas Jefferson University in 2005 and specializes in neurology and pain medicine.

39 W 29th St Fl 11

New York, NY 10001

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

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

2  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Pain Medicine

2  Board Certifications

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

51  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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8  Procedures

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.


  • 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

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Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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My first appointment was scheduled when the dr was at a conference and not in the office to see me. I was not told until I was at the appt. After 4 appts, I was unhappy with the side effects of the medication prescribed and asked to be taken off the medication. The dr. filled a reduced rx and never...Read More
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Greetings Dear Dr. Raviz. I have a 3 months history of pain in right leg. My whole muscle from femur to the toe often used to pain, especially during walking and numbness in my sole and a littel numbness in right thigh also. Then i visited to a orthopedic specilasit he prescribed my Tablet syngab...Read More
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Dr. Ravitz is an excellent doctor whom I highly recommend.
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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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