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HOROVITZ, JOEL H., MD

Vice Chair, Surgery
Maimonides Physician
Phone: 718-283-8461
953 49TH STREET BROOKLYN, NY 11219

Specialties

  • General Surgery
  • Trauma Surgery

Languages

  • English
Biography

Dr. Joel Horovitz is the Senior Vice Chair and Director of the Division of General Surgery at Maimonides Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY.  He completed both his residency and fellowship at McGill University. Dr. Horowitz directs the Maimonides General Surgery team, representing the best in surgical excellence, and offers experience, expertise, and the utilization of the latest technology available to provide comprehensive treatment.

Specialty

  • General Surgery

Conditions Treated
Dr. Horovitz treats a wide variety of conditions including:

  • Liver and biliary tract disease
  • Intestinal surgery
  • Hernias of the groin and abdomen

Treatments and Procedures
Dr. Horovitz offers a number of treatments and procedures such as:

  • Open and laparoscopic abdominal surgery
  • Hernia Surgery

Dr. Joel Horovitz has been involved with research and has published extensively throughout his career.  Currently, he is Associate Professor of Clinical Surgery at SUNY Downstate.  Dr. Horovitz is a member of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, The American Burn Association, the Association for Academic Surgery, The New York Academy of Medicine, as well as several other prominent organizations.

Education

Medical Degree

McGill University Faculty of Medicine

Internship

Jewish General Hospital

Residency

McGill University Faculty of Medicine

Fellowship

University of Texas

Board

Surgery - general

Locations

953 49TH STREET
BROOKLYN, NY 11219
Telephone: 718-283-8461
Insurance
  • Affinity Health Plan
  • CCM CenterLight Healthcare
  • Cigna
  • ElderPlan
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield
  • Empire BlueCross BlueShield HealthPlus (Amerigroup)
  • Fidelis Care
  • Healthfirst
  • Local 1199
  • Medicare
  • UnitedHealthcare (Commercial Plans)
  • VillageCare Max
  • VNSNY CHOICE Medicare
  • WellCare
Please contact this physician directly to obtain the most up-to-date insurance information. To learn more and to assist you in determining whether Maimonides Medical Center accepts your insurance plan, please also see the list of insurance plans in which the hospital participates.
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