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Dr. Elizabeth Fontana, MD

Neurosurgery*
4.7 (12)
Map Pin Small Jamaica, NY
Accepting new patients
18 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Elizabeth Fontana, MD

Dr. Elizabeth Fontana, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in Jamaica, NY. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 18 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons and is affiliated with Jamaica Hospital Medical Center, Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital. Dr. Fontana, completed a residency at New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center. Patients rated Dr. Fontana an average 4.7 star rating.

Dr. Fontana works at Practice in Jamaica, NY with other offices in East Meadow, NY and Fresh Meadows, NY. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield and Cigna as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Fontana's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
    8900 Van Wyck Expy, Jamaica, NY 11418 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 206-6601
  2. 2
    Tjh Medical Services PC
    8906 135th St, Jamaica, NY 11418 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 206-7110
  3. 3
    Nassau University Medical Center
    2201 Hempstead Tpke, East Meadow, NY 11554 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 296-3876
  4. 4
    Office
    17660 Union Tpke Ste 100, Fresh Meadows, NY 11366 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (718) 408-6977
    Monday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    09:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    09:00 - 17:00

Hospital Affiliations
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  • Jamaica Hospital Medical Center
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • North Shore University Hospital

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Interlaminar Spacer
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Repair Intracranial Aneurysm
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Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities
Spine Fracture Treatment
Stereotactic Radiosurgery
Stereotactic Surgery
Stereotaxis
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    4.7
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    About Dr. Elizabeth Fontana, MD

    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 18 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Spanish
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    NPI Number
    • 1730332594
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    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • Tumor fellowship - Neuroscience Institute/Swedish Medical Center
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • New York Presbyterian Hospital Columbia University Medical Center
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons
    Medical Education
    Undergraduate School
    • Harvard College
    Undergraduate School
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Dr. Elizabeth Fontana, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Fontana is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

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    12 patients have reviewed Dr. Fontana. The overall rating for this provider is 4.7. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Fontana.

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