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Spinal Stenosis - Dr. Eric H. El
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Eric Elowitz, MD

Neurological Surgery (Board Certified, Primary Specialty)
Office Phone: (212) 746-2870
One of America's Top Doctors
Rated one of New York Magazine's Best Doctors

Biography

Eric Elowitz, MD, is a board-certified neurosurgeon specializing in minimally invasive spinal surgery. In January 2010, Dr. Elowitz joined the nationally recognized Department of Neurological Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center. The US News and World Report: America's Best Hospitals survey for 2009-2010 has ranked NewYork-Presbyterian as having the #5 Neurology and Neurosurgery program in the nation, and the #1 program in New York. As a member of the Weill Cornell Spine Center, Dr. Elowitz continues to help advance the field of minimally invasive spinal surgery. His aim is always to assure state-of-the-art care with individual attention to each patient's unique needs.

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DR. ELOWITZ SEES PATIENTS AT  THE NEW WEILL CORNELL MEDICINE CENTER FOR COMPREHENSIVE SPINE CARE, LOCATED AT 240 EAST 59TH STREET, 2ND FLOOR. Print out your new patient forms in advance.

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Dr. Elowitz obtained his medical degree from SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn in 1986 and graduated with Summa Cum Laude honors. He received his neurosurgical training at SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn . He joined the Beth Israel Medical Center staff in 1993 and became Director of Neurosurgery at Beth Israel Medical Center in 2004. In 2010, Dr. Elowitz joined the faculty in the Department of Neurological Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College, NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

Dr. Elowitz specializes in the minimally invasive treatment of degenerative spinal disease including herniated cervical and lumbar discs and spinal stenosis. He also has a clinical interest in surgery of spinal tumors. Dr. Elowitz has presented scientific papers at national neurosurgery meetings and in 1998 received the Young Investigator Award from the Section on Tumors of the American Association of Neurological Surgeons for his research on malignant gliomas.

FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Visit the Weill Cornell Medicine Center for Comprehensive Spine Care for information about conditions we treat and procedures we perform.

See our Patient Guide for information about making an appointment, including the forms you'll need to fill out.

 

Area of Expertise

Please contact the doctor's office to verify that your insurance is accepted.

Aetna [Weill Cornell Employee Plan]

Aetna Weill Cornell Medicine [PPO Cornell University]

Emblem Select Care

Emblem/HIP

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield [EPO, HMO, Mediblue (Senior), PPO]

Medicaid

Medicare

Rockefeller University - CoreSource

VNSNY CHOICE

Education

1982 State University of New York Downstate College of Medicine

Residency: 1987 University Hospital of Brooklyn

Fellowship: 1993 University Hospital of Brooklyn

Locations

240 East 59th Street
New York, NY 10022

Phone: (212) 746-2870

Fax: (212) 746-8303

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Associate Professor of Neurological Surgery at Weill Cornell Medical College