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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (8)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. John Boockvar, Neurological Surgeon is Good. Dr. Boockvar has been reviewed by 31 patients who have provided 8 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.1
Courteous Staff 4.1
Accurate Diagnosis 4.3
Bedside Manner 3.9
Spends Time with Me 3.6
Follows Up After Visit 3.7

Specialties & Research

Dr. John Boockvar, MD is board certified in Neurological Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 7 areas:
  • Brain Cancer
  • Cancer
  • Neurosurgery
  • Neurosurgical Procedures
  • Pituitary Diseases
  • Spinal Disorders
  • Spinal Stenosis

Education & Awards

Dr. Boockvar graduated from State University of New York Downstate, Brooklyn. He has 1 awards.

Castle Connolly Top Doctors: New York Metro Area™ (2011 - 2015)


Dr. Boockvar has 12 hospital affiliations:

  • NewYork-Presbyterian / Weill Cornell 
  • New York Presbyterian Hospital / Columbia 


  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Polish
  • Spanish

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Additional Information
Dr. John Boockvar MD is a male Neurosurgeon, has 14 years of experience and practices in Neurological Surgery.
Where does Dr. John Boockvar practice?
Dr. John Boockvar has 3 office locations.
Dr. John Boockvar practices Neurological Surgery near New York, NY.
See New York Neurological Surgeons.