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SCHWARTZ, AMIT Y., MD

Director, Neurosurgery
Maimonides Physician
Phone: 718-283-7219
4802 10TH AVENUE BROOKLYN, NY 11219

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Neurosurgery
  • Spine Surgery - Neuro
  • Stroke Care
  • Brain & Spinal Tumor Care

Languages

  • English
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Biography

Dr. Amit Schwartz is a surgeon in the Department of Surgery, Neurosurgery Division at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. Previous to joining the Maimonides team, Dr. Schwartz completed his Neurosurgical Residency at New York's Mount Sinai Medical Center, followed by a fellowship at Jackson Memorial Hospital in Florida. Dr. Amit Schwartz has performed research and has published various papers, abstracts, and book chapters, and has presented numerous times. He is currently a resident member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Dr. Schwartz has been the recipient of several honors, including the Alpha Omega Alpha Award and the Medical Attending's award for Excellence in Clinical Medicine.

Areas of Expertise

Brain & Spinal Tumor Care
General Surgery
Neurosurgery
Spine Surgery - Neuro
Stroke Care

Conditions Treated

Brain and Spinal Tumors
Herniated Discs
Pituitary Tumors
Spinal Disorders
Spinal Stenosis/Back Pain

Treatments

Brain Surgeries
Discectomies and Fusions
Spinal Decompressions
Spinal Discectomies
Stereotactic Procedures
Trigeminal Decompressions

Education

Medical Degree

Mount Sinai School of Medicine

Internship

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Residency

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Fellowship

Jackson Memorial Hospital

Board

Neurological Surgery - general

Locations

4802 10TH AVENUE
BROOKLYN, NY 11219
Telephone: 718-283-7219
Insurance
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CCM CenterLight Healthcare
  • Centers Plan
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus (Amerigroup)
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Humana Tricare (formerly Tricare Non Network)
  • Local 1199
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • MetroPlus Health Plan
  • UnitedHealthcare (Commercial Plans)
  • UnitedHealthcare Community Plans (Medicaid)
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare
  • WellCare
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