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About Dr. Jay Jurkowitz

Dr. Jay Jurkowitz, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Encino, CA. He has 48 years of experience. His specialties include Psychiatry and Neurology. He speaks English.

Rating Overview

4 Ratings with 2 Comments

The overall average patient rating of Dr. Jay Jurkowitz is Great. Dr. Jay Jurkowitz has been rated by 4 patients. From those 4 patients 2 of those left a comment along with their rating. The overall rating for Dr. Jay Jurkowitz is 4.3 of 5.0 stars.

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Primary Address

Jay Jurkowitz Md

16311 Ventura Blvd Ste 1000
Encino, CA 91436
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Dr. Jay Jurkowitz has the following 2 specialties

  • Psychiatry

    A psychiatrist is a doctor with specific training in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness.
    He or she can not only provide the counseling necessary to both diagnose and treat a patient, but can also prescribe medication when needed. In some cases, a psychiatrist will only provide the medication and the counseling will be provided by another healthcare specialist, like a certified counselor or psychologist.
    Like other doctors, psychiatrists employ diagnostic tools like CT scans and MRI in order to observe the structure and function of a patient's brain.
    Once a diagnosis is made, these specialists may use behavior or cognitive therapy in order to address the patient's condition, or a multitude of other types of therapy, in conjunction with or in place of medication.

  • Neurology

    A neurologist is a physician who diagnoses and treats disorders of the nervous system which is comprised of the brain, spinal cord and nerves. These doctors do not perform surgery, but refer patients to neurological surgeons when they determine that surgical intervention is necessary.
    Some of the conditions that neurologists diagnose and treat are epilepsy, aneurysms, hydrocephalus, Parkinson's disease, multiple sclerosis, stroke, spinal disc herniation, and spinal disease.
    In addition to using diagnostic tests like MRI, CT scans, EEG and EMG, neurologists also employ neurological testing to gauge muscle strength and movement, balance, reflexes, sensation, memory, speech, and other cognitive abilities.

  • Specialty Expertise

    Dr. Jay Jurkowitz has the following 8 expertise

  • Nerve Conduction Studies
  • Migraine Disorder
  • Stroke
  • Epilepsy
  • Headache
  • Alzheimer's Disease
  • Electromyography
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Dr. Jay Jurkowitz has 0 board certified specialties

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Treats the patient, not the disease...

Doc diagnosed me with Parkinson's 15 years ago. I've probably met 100 neurologists since then while participating in various clinical trials. Doc is the ONLY one who's gotten to know me. The others simply treat my symptoms regardless of what's going on with me. Doc varies my treatment based not only on his extensive knowlege of Parkinson's but on how and what is happening in my life. I ditto the previous reviewer...there are no words adequate in my praise and gratitude for Dr. Jay Jurkowitz. I nominate him for sainthood!

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I've been a patient of Dr. Jurkowitz since 1999. Words fail me in expressing what a great, caring man he is. He recently moved to Ventura and it's fantastic. Dr. Jurkowitz is not you typical doctor. He's almost always on call ( all the time during the week). He promptly returns your calls.This is a Doctor that would wake up to return a call, call into another hospital your problem. He's one of a kind!! I can't say enough kind/true things about any other Doctor. He's one of a kind.

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  • Education

    48 Years Experience

  • Albert Einstein College Of Medicine

    Graduated in 1970

  • U S Department Of Veterans Affairs


  • Accepted Insurance

    Dr. Jay Jurkowitz accepts the following insurance providers.

  • Aetna
    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna Managed Choice POS Open Access
    • Aetna Savings Plus of CA
    • Aetna Signature Administrators PPO
  • BCBS Blue Card
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
  • Blue Cross California
    • Blue Cross CA PPO Prudent Buyer Large Group
  • Blue Shield California
    • BS CA Platinum 90 PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Bronze 60 PPO SHOP
    • Blue Shield CA PPO
    • Blue Shield CA Silver 70 PPO
  • First Health
    • First Health PPO
  • Health Net
    • Health Net CA HMO Employer Group
    • Health Net CA Individual and Family PPO
    • Health Net CA PPO
  • Multiplan
    • Multiplan PPO

Locations & Directions

Jay Jurkowitz Md, 16311 Ventura Blvd Ste 1000, Encino, CA
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