Dr. Risa Ravitz, MD

Dr. Risa Ravitz, MD

Neurology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 41
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Dr. Risa Ravitz, MD is a neurology specialist in New York, NY and has been practicing for 14 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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Insurance Accepted

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

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No malpractice claims found for New York
No disciplinary actions found for the years we collect data
No board actions found for the years we collect data
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Dr. Ravitz's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ravitz treats Migraine more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Ravitz treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Basilar Migraine
  • Classic Migraine
  • Common Migraine
  • Complicated Migraine
  • Facioplegic Migraine
  • Familial Hemiplegic Migraine
  • Headache-Free Migraine
  • Menstrual Migraine
  • Migraine, Hormone-Induced
  • Migrainous Stupor Migraine
  • Oculomotor Migraine
  • Retinal Migraine
  • Visual Migraine
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ravitz treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 97% of her peers

Dr. Ravitz treats this condition more than 97% of her peers

Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Ravitz treats Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement) more than 93% of her peers

Dr. Ravitz treats this condition more than 93% of her peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Brachial Neuritis
  • Neuritis
  • Neuritis With Brachial Predilection
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Peripheral Neuritis
  • Polyneuritis
  • Radiculitis
  • Ulnar Neuritis
  • Vestibular Neuritis

Dr. Ravitz's conditions and procedures:

All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Autonomic Disorders
Back Pain
Bell's Palsy
Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
Bone Disorders
Botox® for Blepharospasm
Botox® for Cervical Dystonia
Botox® for Chronic Migraine
Brain Disorders
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
Cerebrovascular Disease
Chronic Neck Pain
Chronic Pain
Cluster Headache
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Concussion
Confusion
Cranial Trauma
Degenerative Disc Disease
Dementia
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
Dystonia
EEG (Electroencephalogram)
EMG (Electromyography)
Enthesopathy of Hip (incl. Trochanteric Bursitis)
Epilepsy
Essential Tremor
Fibromyalgia
Gait Abnormality
Headache
Herniated Disc
Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
Insomnia
Intervertebral Disc Disease
Knee Disorders
Low Back Pain
Lyme Disease
Memory Disorders
Migraine
Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Myelopathy
Myoclonus
Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
Neck Muscle Strain
Neck Pain
Nerve Conduction Studies
Nerve Diseases
Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
Numbness
Nystagmus
Osteoarthritis of Hip
Parkinson's Disease
Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
Peripheral Nerve Disorders
Polyneuropathy
Post-Concussion Syndrome
Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
Restless Leg Syndrome
Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
Seizure Disorders
Sleep Apnea
Sleep Disorders
Spinal Stenosis
Spine Disorders
Spondylitis
Spondylosis
Steroid Injection
Stroke
Syncope
Thrombosis
Torticollis
Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
Traumatic Brain Injury
Tremor
Trigeminal Neuralgia
Trigger Point Injection
Vascular Disease
Vertigo

About Me

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...

Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

Education

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

Awards

Dr. Ravitz's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Ravitz

4.2

Based on 20 reviews

5 Stars
70%
(14)
4 Stars
10%
(2)
3 Stars
5%
(1)
2 Stars
0%
(0)
1 Star
15%
(3)

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Dr. Ravitz has been my Neurologist for many years now after a doctor she trained under recommended her to me. I am grateful for that recommendation as Dr. Ravitz is one of the top doctors on my team of specialists. With the reduction in the number of migraines I have, my quality of life has...Read More
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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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Locations

Downtown Neurology & Pain Medicine

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 9:45am - 6:30pm
    • Tue: 10:00am - 6:30pm
    • Wed: 9:30am - 5:00pm
    • Thu: 10:00am - 6:30pm
    • Fri: 10:00am - 2:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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