Dr. Craig Lawrence Levitz MD Orthopedic Surgeon

Dr. Craig Levitz is an orthopedic surgeon in Rockville Centre, New York. He is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Franklin Hospital and Lenox Hill Hospital. He received his medical degree from Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania and has been in practice for 16 years. Dr. Levitz accepts several types of health insurance, listed below. He is one of 33 doctors at Franklin Hospital and one of 95 at Lenox Hill Hospital who specialize in Orthopedic Surgery.

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Specialty & Clinical Interests

Orthopedic Surgeon: Orthopedic Sports Medicine

Hospital Affiliation

Franklin Hospital

Lenox Hill Hospital
High performing in Orthopedics

South Nassau Communities Hospital

Education & Medical Training

University of Pennsylvania Health System
Residency, Orthopedic Surgery, 1992 - 1997

American Sports Medicine Institute
Fellowship, Sports Medicine, 1997 - 1998

Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania
Class of 1992

Certifications & Licensure

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Certified in Orthopaedic Surgery

NY State Medical License
Active through 2013

Publications & Presentations

The use of arthroscopic thermal capsulorrhaphy to treat internal impingement in baseball players.
Levitz, C. L., Dugas, J., Andrews, J. R.

Changes in bone density after cemented total knee arthroplasty: influence of stem design.
Lonner, J. H., Klotz, M., Levitz, C., Lotke, P. A.

The increased level of PDGF-A contributes to the increased proliferation induced by mechanical stimulation in osteoblastic cells.
Wang, W., Zhuang, H., Levitz, C. L., Fan, H., Seldes, R. M., Tahernia, A. D., Brighton, C. T.

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Insurances Accepted

  • Aetna Choice POS II
  • Aetna HMO
  • CIGNA Open Access
  • Empire BCBS HMO
  • Great West PPO
  • MagnaCare PPO
  • MVP Healthcare PPO
  • Oxford Health Freedom
  • Oxford Health Liberty
  • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
  • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
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