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Dr. Leon Popovitz, MD
Orthopedic Surgery, Shoulder & Knee Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine
15 years of experience
Accepting new patients
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (7)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Leon Popovitz, Orthopedic Surgery, Shoulder & Knee Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine is Good. Dr. Popovitz has been reviewed by 26 patients who have provided 7 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.7
Promptness 4.6
Courteous Staff 4.8
Accurate Diagnosis 4.7
Bedside Manner 4.3
Spends Time with Me 4.3
Follows Up After Visit 4.4

Specialties & Research

Dr. Leon Popovitz, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.

  • He has special expertise in 23 areas:
  • ACL Reconstruction or Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft)
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Ankle Surgery
  • Arthroscopic Surgery
  • Bursitis / Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Chondromalacia Patellae
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Elbow Surgery
  • Fracture Care
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Pain (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)
  • Knee Surgery
  • Kneecap Dislocation (Patellar Dislocation)
  • Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Fractures
  • Shoulder Pain
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Education & Awards

Dr. Popovitz graduated from New York Medical College, Valhalla. He has 3 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)
Top Ten Doctors (2012)
Upper East Side
Sports Medicine


Dr. Popovitz has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Lenox Hill Hospital 
  • Manhattan Eye Ear Throat Hospital 


  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Yiddish

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Additional Information
Dr. Leon Efim Popovitz MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 15 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. Leon E. Popovitz practice?
Dr. Leon Popovitz has 2 office locations.
Dr. Leon Popovitz practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine near New York, NY.
See New York Surgeons and New York Orthopedic Surgeons.