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Dr. Stephen Newman, MD

Neurology ·  Male · Age 72

Dr. Newman

Island Neurological Associates

824 Old Country Rd Ste 1 Plainview, NY 11803

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Dr. Stephen Newman, MD is a neurology specialist in Plainview, NY and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in neurology.


Dr. Newman's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Newman

3.6

Based on 13 reviews

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Dr. Newman was very thorough and personable during my visit. He took the time to explain what he was doing and what the tests showed. His staff was helpful, friendly and polite. I would highly recommend his care.
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Without taking any responsibility after a misdiagnosis of my mother, Dr. Newman set off an UNIMAGINABLE 30-year chain of events that caused her the following issues: Epilepsy Grand mal seizures Erratic sodium levels Fainting spells Gastrointestinal issues Pelvic floor pain A broken ankle A painful foot injury Nerve damage Chronic pain Because Dr. Newman didn't take the time to follow procedure and re-check my mom's incorrectly-diagnosed seizure disorder, she was put on medication that CAUSED s
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Biography

Dr. Stephen Newman, MD is a neurology specialist in Plainview, NY and has been practicing for 47 years. He graduated from University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine in 1972 and specializes in neurology.

Specialties

  • Neurology

Board Certifications

Education

Nassau Co Med Center
Residency Hospital
1972
University At Buffalo State University Of New York School Of Medicine
Medical School
1972

Languages

  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • English

Awards

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(516) 822-2230

Dr. Newman accepts the following insurance:

Aetna
Aetna HMO
Choice Plus POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP) HMO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
Open Access Plus
EmblemHealth
Health Insurance Plan of Greater New York (HIP) PPO
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO
HealthFirst
ABCD HMO
Humana
Choice Care PPO
MultiPlan
MultiPlan PPO
PHCS Network PPO

Background Check

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. Newman's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Migraine
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Newman treats Migraine more than 98% of his peers

Dr. Newman treats this condition more than 98% of his 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. Newman treats All Headaches (incl. Migraine) more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Newman treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Gait Abnormality
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Newman treats Gait Abnormality more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Newman treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Antalgic Gait
  • Myopathic Gait
  • Scissoring Gait
  • Spastic Gait
  • Steepage Gait

Dr. Newman's conditions and procedures:

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Central Nervous System Lymphoma
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chorea (Excluding Huntington's Chorea)
  • Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuritis
  • Chronic Pain
  • Cluster Headache
  • Concussion
  • Confusion
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Dementia
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dystonia
  • EEG (Electroencephalogram)
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential Tremor
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
  • Insomnia
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lyme Disease
  • Meningiomas
  • Migraine
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Myelopathy
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Nerve Sheath Tumors
  • Non-Cosmetic Chemodenervation
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Parkinson's Disease
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Concussion Syndrome
  • Postherpetic Neuralgia
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Restless Leg Syndrome
  • Seizure Disorders
  • Sleep Apnea
  • Sleep Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Disorders
  • Stroke
  • Syncope
  • Tension Headache
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Tremor
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vertigo