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Dr. Leon Popovitz, MD
Orthopedic Surgery, Shoulder & Knee Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine
17 years of experience
License & Identifications

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Patient Reviews

Patient comments (9)

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Leon Popovitz, Orthopedic Surgery, Shoulder & Knee Arthroscopy, Sports Medicine is Good. Dr. Popovitz has been reviewed by 29 patients who have provided 9 comments. The rating is 4 out of 5 stars.

Patient Ratings
Ease of Appointment 4.5
Promptness 4.4
Courteous Staff 4.6
Accurate Diagnosis 4.5
Bedside Manner 4.1
Spends Time with Me 4.1
Follows Up After Visit 4.3

Specialties & Research

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

  • He has special expertise in 25 areas:
  • ACL Reconstruction or Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction (Bone-Patellar Tendon-Bone Graft)
  • Ankle Injuries
  • Arthroscopic Surgery (Arthroscopy)
  • Bone Spurs (Osteophyte)
  • Broken Bones (Bone Fractures)
  • Bursitis / Adhesive Capsulitis
  • Chondromalacia Patellae
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Knee Dislocation
  • Knee Disorders
  • Knee Injuries
  • Knee Osteoarthritis
  • Knee Pain (Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome)
  • Knee Surgery (Knee Replacement Arthroplasty)
  • Kneecap Dislocation (Patellar Dislocation)
  • Osteoarthritis (Hand and Wrist)
  • Pigmented Villonodular Synovitis
  • Rotator Cuff Problem (Shoulder Impingement Syndrome)
  • Shoulder Dislocation
  • Shoulder Fractures
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Education & Awards

Dr. Popovitz graduated from New York Medical College, Valhalla. He has 2 awards.

Patients' Choice Award (2008 - 2009, 2011)
Compassionate Doctor Recognition (2013)


Dr. Popovitz has 2 hospital affiliations:

  • Lenox Hill Hospital 
  • Manhattan Eye Ear Throat Hospital 


  • Spanish
  • Yiddish
  • Russian

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Additional Information
Dr. Leon Efim Popovitz MD is a male Orthopaedic Surgeon, has 17 years of experience and practices in Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine.
Where does Dr. Leon E. Popovitz practice?
Dr. Leon Popovitz has 3 office locations.
Dr. Leon Popovitz practices Orthopaedic Surgery and Sports Medicine near New York, NY.
Additional practice locations include: Hoboken, NJ and Englewood, NJ.
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