Dr. Robert Schiftan, MD

Neurology  |  
Male  |  
Age 68
(13)
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Dr. Robert Schiftan, MD
Dr. Robert Schiftan, MD is a neurology doctor who practices in Boca Raton, FL. He is 68 years old and has been practicing for 36 years. Dr. Schiftan is affiliated with West Boca Medical Center and Boca Raton Regional Hospital.

1905 Clint Moore Rd Ste 308

Boca Raton, FL 33496

Contact Information

(561) 981-8011

Dr. Robert Schiftan, MD

Dr. Robert Schiftan, MD

Accepted insurance

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • UnitedHealthCare

*Please verify this information when scheduling an appointment.

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Care Philosophy

As a neurologist, I believe that listening to patients and giving them enough time to explain their problems and concerns, is the most important part of the initial evaluation. Then a detailed neurological evaluation and review of past diagnostic testing, is the next step in evaluating the compaints in order to arrive at the correct diagnosis and initiate proper and successful treatment.
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Dr. Schiftan's Experience

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Dr. Schiftan'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
  • No malpractice claims found
  • Sanctions found
  • No board actions found
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Specialties

  • Neurology
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Board Certifications

Dr. Schiftan does not have any board certifications listed.

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Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Vascular Disease
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Cervical Radiculopathy
  • Cervicogenic Headache
  • Chronic Headache
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Difficulty With Walking
  • Diplopia
  • Dizziness
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Migraine
  • Movement Disorders
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myasthenia Gravis
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Pain
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Pinched Nerve in Back
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Thrombosis
  • Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA)
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo

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Procedures

  • Botox® Injection
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Electrodiagnostic Procedure
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Neurological Testing

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

1 Sanction
  • Injudicious Prescribing (2/20/2017)
    Action Taken: Probation
    Summary: Please reference the following Document
    Documentation: Download here (PDF)
    State: Florida
0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • New York University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1971
  • Autonomous University Of Guadalajara
    Medical School | Graduated 1981
  • New York Medical College
    Medical School | Graduated 1982
  • Nassau Hospital
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1983
  • Long Island Jewish/Hillside Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1986
  • Queens College,CUNY
    Other Education | Completed 1974

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Schiftan has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Schiftan has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Schiftan's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Schiftan to family and friends
3.6
based on 13 total reviews (1 with a comment)
Dr. Schiftan's Performance
  • Trustworthiness
    VERY GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well
    VERY GOOD
  • Answers Questions
    VERY GOOD
  • Time well spent
    VERY GOOD
Office & Staff Performance
  • Scheduling
    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment
    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness
    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time
    16 to 30 minutes
Patient Comments (1)
Boynton Beach, FL |
Wait time is horrendous and not a very thorough examination. Waste of time, had to actually see another doctor in order to actually be diagnosed. I wouldn't trust him with my worst enemy.
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Now Accepting New Patients
Dr. Schiftan accepts 7 insurance carriers
  • Aetna
    Aetna HMO
    Choice Plus POS II
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
    Blue Preferred Patient Care PPO
  • Cigna
    Cigna HMO
    Cigna PPO
    Great West Healthcare-Cigna PPO
    Open Access
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
    Choice Care PPO
  • UnitedHealthCare
    Choice Plus POS
    Neighborhood Health Partnership
    Options PPO

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Hospitals where Dr. Schiftan has admitting privileges

Boca Raton Regional Hospital
800 Meadows Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33486
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West Boca Medical Center
21644 State Road 7
Boca Raton, FL 33428
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