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Dr. Michael Lefkowitz, MD

Neurosurgery*
3.9 (23)
Map Pin Small New Hyde Park, NY
Accepting new patients
27 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Michael Lefkowitz, MD

Dr. Michael Lefkowitz, MD is a Neurosurgery Specialist in New Hyde Park, NY. They specialize in Neurosurgery, has 27 years of experience, and is board certified in Neurosurgery. They graduated from UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT LINCOLN and is affiliated with Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Lefkowitz an average 3.9 star rating.

Dr. Lefkowitz works at Practice in New Hyde Park, 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. Lefkowitz's Office Locations

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    Long Island Neurosurgical Associates PC
    410 Lakeville Rd Ste 204, New Hyde Park, NY 11042 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (516) 354-3663

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  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • North Shore University Hospital

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Disc Replacement
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Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
Neuroplasty
Puncture Aspiration
Reconstruction for Craniosynostosis
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Spine Fracture Treatment
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    3.9
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    Specialties*
    • Neurosurgery

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    Years of Experience
    • 27 years of experience
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    • English
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    NPI Number
    • 1073570313
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    Education & Certifications

    Medical Education
    • UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT LINCOLN
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Neurosurgery
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    Dr. Lefkowitz works at Practice in New Hyde Park, NY. View the full address on Dr. Lefkowitz’s profile.

    23 patients have reviewed Dr. Lefkowitz. The overall rating for this provider is 3.9. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Lefkowitz.

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