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Craig Levitz, M.D.

"My goal is to always try to repair your rotator cuff arthroscopically, without an open incision."
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About Dr.Levitz

Chief of sports medicine, Craig Levitz, M.D., is a board-certified and fellowship-trained sports medicine specialist who is known for his use of minimally invasive arthroscopic procedures for knee and shoulder repair.

Hospital Affiliations
  • Long Island Jewish Valley Stream, Valley Stream, NY
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY
  • Syosset Hospital, Syosset, NY
  • Mount Sinai South Nassau Hospital, Oceanside, NY

Surgery Center Affiliations
  • Lynbrook Surgery Center, Lynbrook, NY
  • Melville Surgery Center, Melville, NY

Professional Affiliations
  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • Arthroscopic Association of North America
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Medical Education
  • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 1992

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1993

  • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 1997

  • American Sports Medicine Institute, Birmingham, AL, 1998

Castle Connolly announces 2014 Top Doctors®

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Dr. Levitz & Dr. Gerber featured in “Healthy Outlook”

South Nassau Communities Hospital's Summer 2013 "Healthy Outlook" newsletter includes two Orthopedic...

Castle Connolly announces 2013 Top Doctors®

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Dr. Craig Levitz discusses practice differentiation

Dr. Craig Levitz was featured in Becker's Becker's Orthopedic, Spine & Pain Management article, ...

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Dr. Craig Levitz weighs in on Mark Sanchez’ shoulder

Dr. Craig Levitz tells Newsday that Sanchez' condition is common in many quarterbacks, and there is ...

Castle Connolly Top Doctors

Dr. Levitz has received this distinction every year since 2018.

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Eric Waffenschmidt
Eric Waffenschmidt


Arthroscopy - Knee

I came to Dr Levitz’s office back in Nov 22 and couldn’t walk on my left side after MRI’s of m...

Yetunde Ojudun
Yetunde Ojudun


Left tibia fracture

I have had multiple treatments from Dr. Levitz and the PA. I was treated with love and respect. I ha...

Lawrence Hazan
Lawrence Hazan



Went into office with what I thought it was a partially torn tendon. After multiple tests, It was de...

Steve Ostrin
Steve Ostrin


Both shoulders,left Achilles,left knee

I had major reconstruction on my right shoulder in April 2012 with Dr Levitz and in September I had ...

Lawrence Yearling
Lawrence Yearling


Rotator Cuff Repair

Dr. Levitz performed surgery on my right and left shoulder that improved my use tremendously. I was ...

Leslie Wecksler & Pat Daly
Leslie Wecksler & Pat Daly


Knee Surgery, Hips, Groin, and Hand Steroid Injections, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Hip, Foot

We are long-time patients of Orlin & Cohen orthopedists and treated at Orlin & Cohen physica...

John Piccarelli
John Piccarelli


Knee Reconstruction, Knee Surgery, Birmingham Hip Resurfacing

While years as a professional surfer and snowboarder have taken a physical toll on me, I credit Orli...

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