Dr. Robert Holtzman, MD

Dr. Robert Holtzman, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
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Age 77
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Dr. Robert Holtzman, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rockville Centre, NY and has been practicing for 45 years. He graduated from Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons in 1969 and specializes in neurosurgery.

100 Merrick Rd Ste 200

Rockville Centre, NY 11570

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Insurance Accepted

  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • EmblemHealth
  • Humana

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Top Care Areas

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Traumatic Brain Injury
very high
more than 93% of peers
Chiari's Deformity
normal
more than 55% of peers
Intervertebral Disc Disease
normal
more than 54% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

2  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*
  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

53  Conditions Treated

  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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19  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.

Education

  • Harvard College
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1969
  • Harlem Hospital Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1970
  • New York Neur Institute
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1972
  • Los Angeles Co Harbor Genl
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1973

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Holtzman has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Holtzman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Holtzman

3.2

Based on 9 reviews

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1 Star
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Racist and cold hearted. Oh and he lies. Be very careful when dealing with this snake. And btW they only post good reviews because I know plenty of people who felt the same about this monster.
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Jan 25, 2018
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the doctor started out being very cordial , but as the visits went into overdrive it turned out that the office policy for authorizations was completely not acceptable(being done only once a week) and as a patient in pain, a total waste of time. The original promise of the hospital was changed two...Read More
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Catherine Grdovic in Flushing – Feb 17, 2017
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I, for various reasons, had to have multiple back surgeries. He was always caring and available and even if it took until late in the evening, always saw me at the hospital and stayed in his office until the last patient was seen. I highly recommend him.
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Lynn Tanner in Ft Lauderdale, FL – Sep 14, 2016
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Dr Holtzman is a brilliant doctor. He is very caring and easy to talk to as well. I highly recommend him. Helen L .
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Dr Robert Holtzman in Orient – Jul 14, 2016
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Experience knowledgeable. Excellent surgeon
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D muir in Florida – Mar 15, 2016
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