Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Neurological Surgery - Amr Osteopathic Brd of Surgery/Neurological

  • Administrative titles

    • Director - Spinal Neurosurgery of Neurosurgery - General Neurosurgery, North Shore University Hospital

  • Academic titles

    • Assistant Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

  • Medical school

    • Univ of Medicine/Dentistry New Jersey - DO Degree

  • Residencies

    • North Shore University Hospital

    • St Barnabas Medical Center

  • Internships

    • Drexel University College of Medicine

    • UMDNJ School of Osteopathic Medicine - GME

  • Fellowships

    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Affiliations

    • Glen Cove Hospital

    • Huntington Hospital

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

    • Long Island Jewish Forest Hills

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • Long Island Jewish Valley Stream

    • North Shore University Hospital

    • Plainview Hospital

    • Southside Hospital

    • Syosset Hospital

    • Northwell Health Neuroscience Institute

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Most recent comments

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08/21/2018
"It would be helpful to get an information sheet on what to expect "post op". As an example, it would have been helpful for me to know about the side effects of the pain medication."
08/02/2018
"Dr. Latefi is a very caring doctor."
07/22/2018
"Been a pt of Latefi for 5 years. I trust him w/my LIFE. I was so sick I almost died & he saved my life."
07/10/2018
"Highly recommend."
06/29/2018
"Fantastic surgeon who went out of his way to accommodate to my needs. I am very grateful for his hard work & going above & beyond."
06/13/2018
"Dr. Latefi, you are a great man and a great surgeon. I thank you from the bottom of my heart for your golden hands & knowledge. I feel blessed that you were the one God choose to heal me. The best 100 %. "
05/31/2018
"Terrific doctor. "
05/29/2018
"dr Latefi is the MAN"
05/29/2018
"Dr Latefi is like no other doctor, he is truly amazing. He has set a standard that noone can compare to. Dr Latefi has gone above and beyond for me. I'm forever grateful to have such an amazing surgeon."
05/05/2018
"I am very satisfied with Dr. Latefi!"
03/04/2018
"Dr Latefi is like no other Dr I've been to. He is compassionate and is always willing to help me. I've never met any doctor as great as him. I truly owe Dr latefi my life, he has restored my hope for a better future."
02/24/2018
"Dr. Latefi, I would highly recommend him to all. Did a wonderful surgery on my back. GOD BLESS THEM!!"
02/23/2018
"Dr. Latefi is a very knowledgable physician. He takes his time and explains things in laymen's terms"
02/19/2018
"dr Latefi is an excellent and caring provider"
01/17/2018
"Great physician. "
12/19/2017
"Good. To the best -"
12/18/2017
"Doctor Latefi and his NP, Eileen are always concerned for my care and have been professional and courteous. They take the time to make sure my needs were met and that I am getting everything I need to heal after my surgery. I will definitely recommend the entire practice as they are fantastic!"
11/29/2017
"Excellent care by physician."
11/22/2017
"Very thorough explained everything carefully - pleasant."
11/05/2017
"I will highly recommend Dr. Latefi"
10/27/2017
"Love him."
09/13/2017
"felt very st ease with Dr Latefi."
08/28/2017
"very satisfied with the service"
08/21/2017
"Very pleased with everything."
08/07/2017
"Dr. Latefi is magnificent. He is highly skilled, highly compassionate and accessible."
08/05/2017
"Good."
07/16/2017
"Everyday, in my mind, I thank Dr. Latefi for his competence and my positive surgical outcome. I highly recommend him and have already referred others."
05/27/2017
"Dr latefi is a one of a kind doctor. he is truly amazing and treated me with the utmost respect. He help me when so many other doctors told me the couldn't do anything for me. I will forever be grateful to him"
05/20/2017
"Dr. Latefi is a gifted surgeon. He takes all the time necessary at each visit to address my questions and concerns. He is reassuring. I have the utmost confidence in him."
03/14/2017
"I had very good experience."
02/22/2017
"Dr. Latefi was very thorough, caring and down to earth in his explanation of my condition and evaluation, recommendation for treatment. Truly amazing provider. I am ever thankful."
02/08/2017
"wonderful surgeon"
01/25/2017
"I found Dr. Latefi an excellent doctor & would recommend him to anyone."
01/17/2017
"Very happy with Dr. Latefi and his care - especially the way he respects my opinion."
12/30/2016
"#10. I recommend other people."
10/22/2016
"Dr Latefi is excellent. I have had bad luck with my cervical spine and two surgeries and I completely trust him"
08/23/2016
"Very good."
08/15/2016
"I would recommend this provider to anyone."
07/11/2016
"Dr. Latefi addressed my concerns and gave me the peace of mind I needed because he was able to lay out different options of possible treatments."
05/19/2016
"great!"
01/29/2016
"Excellent services, adorable staff and hospitable."
12/11/2015
"Good experience, by having good advice towards my medical problems."
11/13/2015
"Very good."
09/03/2015
"Very good doctor and very good care."
08/10/2015
"Very good."
01/08/2015
"Dr. Latefi is remarkable, wonderful man as well as very skilled and he cares."
12/26/2014
"Dr. Latefi is very good surgeon: I have my wife going to him."
10/24/2014
"All are good."
08/14/2014
"There were no PA or NA during my 2 visits with Dr. Latefi. He came fully recommended. Made me feel at ease during my 2 visits with him."
08/13/2014
"Very good."
05/01/2014
"Good."
04/21/2014
"Good."
04/11/2014
"The best doctor ever."
03/27/2014
"Took time to explain procedure."
03/26/2014
"Very good in every follow up care and decisions."
03/21/2014
"No complaints."
02/26/2014
"All good and beneficial experience."
02/13/2014
"Again Dr. Latefi is one of the very best. Trust his opinions & skill."

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