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Specialties & Research
Dr. Leon Root, MD is board certified in Orthopaedic Surgery.
He has special expertise in 4 Areas, including Cerebral Palsy Childhood-Onset Disabilities., Cerebral Palsy Low Back Pain Osteogenesis Imperfecta Hip Pain, and Pediatric Orthopaedics.1 more special expertise area
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Education & Awards
Dr. Root graduated from New York Medical College, Valhalla. He has 2 awards.
Dr. Root has 4 hospital affiliations:
- Hospital for Special Surgery
- New York Presbyterian Weill Cornell
Accepted Insurance Plans
Dr. Root accepts these health insurances in at least one office:
- United Healthcare - 17 plans
- Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield - 2 plans
- Unicare - 2 plans
- Oxford Health Plans - 2 plans
- Fidelis Care - 2 plans
- WellCare - 4 plans
- Affinity Health Plan - 5 plans
- AMERIGROUP - 3 plans
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