About

About

Robert A. Duarte, MD joined the North Shore-LIJ Health System in 1991 and is Director of the Pain Center and Assistant Professor of Neurology at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. Dr. Duarte is board certified in neurology, pain medicine and headache medicine and is also a certified acupuncturist. His clinical interests also include traumatic brain injury and concussion.

Dr. Duarte attended Ponce School of Medicine and completed his residency in neurology at Nassau University Medical Center. Post residency Dr. Duarte completed a fellowship in pain/headache management at Long Island Jewish Medical Center.

Dr. Duarte is President Elect of the New York State Pain Society and a member of the American Headache Society and American Academy of Neurology. He also sits on the Admissions Committee for Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine and is board member of the College of Health Professions in Syosset, NY.

Dr. Duarte has written multiple chapters on pain, headache, complementary medicine and traumatic brain injury. He lectures extensively and continues to participate in multiple research projects on pain and headache.

Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Neurology

    • Pain Medicine - American Board of Pain Medicine

  • Administrative titles

    • Director - Pain Institute of Neurology, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Academic titles

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

  • Medical school

    • Ponce School of Medicine

  • Residencies

    • Nassau University Medical Center

  • Internships

    • Nassau University Medical Center

  • Fellowships

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Affiliations

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08/21/2018
"Excellent doctor and aide."
07/25/2018
"Dr. Duarte is an excellent physician - he is a gentle man and a gentleman; he treated me and my problem - really listening. My pain was diagnosed by him; he is kind and caring."
07/23/2018
"Dr Duarte gave me Botox several years ago for my migraines and I haven't had another since. I had suffered tremendously with them."
07/17/2018
"Doctor was attentive & informative."
06/27/2018
"Dr. Duarte is fantastic."
06/25/2018
"dr Durante is a wonderful and caring provider. I would highly recommend me. he is one of the caring physicians I have ever met. ( I am an RN with over 42 years in practice!)"
04/29/2018
"Dr. Duarte is excellent!!"
01/11/2018
"Best doctor."
01/06/2018
"I really leave knowing about new treatments, new drugs coming along. Dr. Duarte and his staff answer our question if they aren't sure they find out right away. The dr. and his staff always know my name."
12/17/2017
"Very friendly and very humble care provider. "
12/09/2017
"Dr. Duarle has been my physician for over 15 years and has helped manage my pain from a severe motor bike accident. Very smart doctor with great people skills. He really does care about your pain _____ and will help you live with horrible pain."
12/06/2017
"Dr. Duarte is excellent. Liza and Nicole, the nurse prac. are also very competent & caring."
12/05/2017
"Very kind and intelligent doctor. Has helped me after I have searched years to find answers and he finally did. Thank you Dr. Duarte!"
11/17/2017
"No issues with Dr. Duarte. Explained thoroughly and in understandable terms."
10/05/2017
"Dr. Duarte is the best physician I go to. He's kind, and gives me as much time as I need. He has a great beside manner. He doesn't scare me or make me worry. I have been going to him for YEARS. That's the best testimonial -"
09/28/2017
"Dr. Duarte makes you feel like all your issues matter, he takes the time to listen & goes to great lengths to make sure you are comfortable with fully understand your medical issues. You should clone him."
09/18/2017
"Dr. Duarte is very patient and answers all questions without making me feel rushed."
09/09/2017
"no problems at all. satisfied"
08/29/2017
"dr. duarte is always super busy, which can be annoying at times. When I'm feeling good, it's not a problem."
07/06/2017
"Very good."
06/22/2017
"Dr. Duarte is a doctor who not only cares for your medical needs but he genuinely cares for you as a person. Treats you with kindness and respect."
05/16/2017
"Dr. Duarte is an excellent physician. He is knowledgeable, caring, and compassionate."
04/04/2017
"Dr. Duarte is one of the best doctors and you are lucky to have him in your system."
03/14/2017
"Dr. Robert A. Duarte is outstanding doctor, he truly cares, listens and is supportive to patients needs."
03/08/2017
"Both Dr. Duarte and Lisa Leontis NP due very helpful and take care of all my concerns. Very professional, caring and knowledgeable."
02/22/2017
"Dr. Duarte was excellent and went above & beyond to address all of our concerns & make sure we had a full understanding of our situation. #2. Excellent."
02/21/2017
"Been to many doctors never found a group as well as this group."
01/13/2017
"Very good."
01/11/2017
"Even at my physical worst and painful times dr. and his staff have always been great when sometimes I'm not so great."
12/04/2016
"I have never met a dr. who shows such genuine concern & care for a patient. He is amazing, and so respectful of my every need."
11/29/2016
"They were all concern about me and try to help me a lot."
11/14/2016
"very good. he already knew what I needed. it was quick."
10/28/2016
"Called me at home to explain MRI findings & suggested future treatment. Dr. was concerned & informative."
09/07/2016
"Dr. Duarte is excellent and so is his staff."
08/30/2016
"Dr. Duarte has been helpful to my medical conditions."
07/04/2016
"dr. Duarte is one of the most caring doctors around. he is also a great communicator."
07/04/2016
"dr.Duarte is an outstanding Doctor;caring , empathetic . a true healer."
06/10/2016
"Dr. Duarte has always been an excellent, informative, compassionate physician. He continues to introduce new options for addressing my health issues because he is current in the latest developments in the field. He's a great caregiver!"
06/07/2016
"Dr. Duarte is by far the best doctor I've ever had!"
04/12/2016
"all good!"
03/29/2016
"Have been w/Dr. Duarte almost 30 years - he is the best."
03/26/2016
"I started seeing Dr. Duarte around 2009 and have had nothing but wonderful experiences with him. He is a brilliant doctor, very conservative. I see Nichole Lopez for the most part. I have nothing but WONDERFUl things to say about her. She is amazing, brilliant, kind, always on top of every little detail. I feel safe in her care, as I do with Dr. Duarte. As to not leave out an integral part of the team - Kristen, Dr Duarte and Nichole's secretary - she phenomenal. She is so incredibly helpful with every aspect. They all make such an amazing team!!!"
03/03/2016
"Very caring doctor explained everything; took time for questions."
02/18/2016
"Dr. Robert Duarte, MD has always been very helpful and a _____ professional."
02/15/2016
"Great dr."
02/09/2016
"I had had a prior bad experience w/BOTOX in pain management. Dr. Duarte explained in detail how the newer protocol would prevent a similar issue."
01/23/2016
"Dr Duarte is wonderful"
10/30/2015
"My nephew who is a _____ surgeon should follow in Dr. Duarte's foot steps. And I know he will."
10/24/2015
"The doctor was not speaking with me. The doctor was speaking "at" me, as if he rehearsed what he said to me hundreds of times. He did not note any information I mentioned nor did he reference the 20+ page questionnaire I was required to complete. The doctor stated he understood when I mentioned something but his follow up response was again, rehearsed as if he just wanted to "hush" me at the moment so that he may continue to speak."
06/30/2015
"I have been his patient for a while, and he always remembers me, and my medical problems."
03/31/2015
"Dr. Duarte seems well informed and I hope he can help me with my pains. I just want to feel better. #9. I am hopeful he can help me."
02/09/2015
"Great."
12/17/2014
"Dr. Duarte is an excellent & caring physician. He is extremely dedicated to his work."
10/03/2014
"I was very pleased in the care I received form Dr. Duarte. Very good doctor!"
09/24/2014
"Very caring and interested in my feelings."
09/16/2014
"He's the best -"
07/22/2014
"He could spend more time with me about my health."
05/20/2014
"Dr. Duarte is an excellent physician - Very thorough & very caring."
05/09/2014
"Dr. Duarte is very caring & he has helped me with my knee & back pain - I've recommended many times."
03/07/2014
"Good experience."
02/17/2014
"I have recommended this provider to others on several occasions."
01/30/2014
"Excellent job!"
01/15/2014
"Have been seeing Dr. Duarte over 12 years and I'm always treated well and have had positive experience."

In the news

In the news

In the news
Robert A. Duarte, MD, director of Northwell Health’s Pain Center in Great Neck and president of the New York State Pain Society, has been appointed a captain in the New York Guard (NYG), New York State’s defense force...

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