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
  • South Nassau Communities Hospital, Oceanside, NY
  • Long Island Jewish Valley Stream, Valley Stream, NY
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY

Surgery Center Affiliations
  • South Shore Ambulatory Center, Lynbrook, NY
  • Center for Advanced Medicine Surgery Center, New Hyde Park, 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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Knee Surgery, Hips, Groin, and Hand Steroid Injections, Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Hip, Foot

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Knee Reconstruction, Knee Surgery, Birmingham Hip Resurfacing

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