Lewis M.
Kurtz, MD


(516) 482-8657

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About your doctor:

Member of Northwell Health Physician Partners
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Board certifications:

  • Surgery - American Board of Surgery

Academic titles

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

Medical school

  • Univ of Bologna Faculty of Medicine


  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center


  • St Vincents Catholic Medical Ctr/Brooklyn-Queens


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Locations & insurance

North Shore Surgical Specialists, P.C.

  • 310 East Shore Road
    Suite 203
    Great Neck, NY 11023

    Fax: (516) 829-0002

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Most recent comments:

Patient comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are displayed in their entirety and are anonymous for patient privacy.

"Dr. Kurtz is an excellent surgeon from his bedside manner to his skillful surgical hands. He made me feel completely at ease before, during and after my operation."

"Dr. Kurtz was wonderful - really took the time to explain all aspects of my problem which have been overwhelming."

"Very caring and knowledgeable."


"Dr. Kurtz was excellent."

"Don't remember, but it was enough time to spend with Dr. Kurtz about my concerns without feeling rushed."

"Dr. Kurtz is skilled & caring, gentle & never feels rushed. He respects me as a patient and carefully explains all in great detail. He's the BEST!"

"Dr. Kurtz is one of the most caring & thorough doctors with an outstanding bedside manner both before as well as after my surgery. His talents as a surgeon is a credit to his profession. He is a true gift. I could go on & on but you only gave me three lines!"

"Dr. Kurtz is an experienced surgeon, friendly and knowledgeable. He taught me and asked pertinent questions. I've already recommended him to others."

"7. Excellent!"

"Excellent doctor."

"Dr. Kurtz was most compassionate and very knowledgeable. He helped me get better! I love him."

"I come once year for a checkup. I am cancer free thanks to Dr. Kurtz. He is the best."

"Outstanding excellent."

"Dr. Kurtz is an exceptional doctor. He truly listens to your concerns and apprehensions. He explained very thoroughly my condition."

"Dr. Kurtz is the most gentle and compassionate physician I have ever come to know."

"dr kurtz was very professional and very easy to talk to"

"Good experience."

"Very comfortable with my provider!"

"Excellent a very caring."

"Dr. Kurtz is the BEST!"


"loved him! very patient, made me feel comfortable"

"I highly recommend Dr. Kurtz. I never met a more compassionate provider."

"Good experience"

"I was very satisfied. The doctor spend an adequate amount of time with me. I feel that my questions were answered and that I am prepared for my upcoming surgery."

"Dr. Kurtz was very professional and very compassionate."

"He was a very kind, knowledgeable and very professional surgeon. I was very comfortable with him, both personally and professionally."

"Excellent. #10. Definitely."


"Dr. Kurtz came highly recommended and has lived up to my expectations."

"Dr. Kurtz is an excellent surgeon. He has performed several for me & is about to do another. I find him to be kind, patient, & I am always comfortable with him."

"Dr. Kurtz is very caring and explains everything in full detail."

"All was good."

"Good experience."

"Dr. Kurtz is a fantastic dr.!"

"I cannot say enough about the doctor. He was excellent. He went above and beyond in my visit with him. My wife fell in love with him."

"I didn't get any explanations."

"Dr. Kurtz & staff were very helpful, pleasant, & assuring. I have every confidence knowing I was satisfied."

"Dr. Kurtz was extremely good at explaining what was going on with my problem."

"Compassionate, warm, caring doctor."

"Dr. Kurtz is an exceptional physician whose love for his practice is always apparent. He loves what he does and has the upmost respect for his patients - #1-7. Exc. #8. Quite exc. #9. Wonderful! #10. Always!"

"I was delighted w. doctor & staff."

"Incredible surgeon - the best."

"All good experience."

"He explained my problem was very kind & courteous."

"Thought the dr. was exceptional."