Credentials

Credentials

  • 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

  • Residencies

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Internships

    • St Vincents Catholic Medical Ctr/Brooklyn-Queens

  • Affiliations

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • Long Island Jewish Valley Stream

    • North Shore University Hospital

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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Most recent comments

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

09/24/2018
"Dr. Kurtz is the best!"
09/19/2018
"Lewis Kurtz is a very a good dr. He cares about his patients. He talks to you."
09/06/2018
"My answers of 5 fall short with a description of "very good". He was really EXCELLENT! I will & already have recommended your practice & explained what a pleasure it was to use Dr. Kurtz."
08/13/2018
"Dr. Kurtz was very patient and attentive. He was very thorough with the post operation exam."
08/12/2018
"Dr. Kurtz is one of the kindest & most patient doctors I have had. He did my surgery 6 years ago & I am as impressed now as I was then."
07/26/2018
"Is a magnificent doctor. "
07/17/2018
"Dr. Kurtz is excellent! He explained everything to us so we could understand what to expect."
06/18/2018
"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."
06/14/2018
"Dr. Kurtz was wonderful - really took the time to explain all aspects of my problem which have been overwhelming."
04/24/2018
"Very caring and knowledgeable."
03/29/2018
"Excellent!!"
03/21/2018
"Dr. Kurtz was excellent."
02/16/2018
"Don't remember, but it was enough time to spend with Dr. Kurtz about my concerns without feeling rushed."
12/28/2017
"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!"
12/21/2017
"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! "
12/12/2017
"Dr. Kurtz is an experienced surgeon, friendly and knowledgeable. He taught me and asked pertinent questions. I've already recommended him to others."
11/25/2017
"7. Excellent!"
10/28/2017
"Excellent doctor."
10/10/2017
"Dr. Kurtz was most compassionate and very knowledgeable. He helped me get better! I love him."
10/04/2017
"I come once year for a checkup. I am cancer free thanks to Dr. Kurtz. He is the best."
09/27/2017
"Outstanding excellent."
08/29/2017
"Dr. Kurtz is an exceptional doctor. He truly listens to your concerns and apprehensions. He explained very thoroughly my condition."
03/15/2017
"Dr. Kurtz is the most gentle and compassionate physician I have ever come to know."
11/09/2016
"dr kurtz was very professional and very easy to talk to"
09/20/2016
"Good experience."
08/10/2016
"Very comfortable with my provider!"
06/20/2016
"Excellent a very caring."
05/09/2016
"Dr. Kurtz is the BEST!"
04/29/2016
"caring,patient,positive"
04/03/2016
"loved him! very patient, made me feel comfortable"
03/11/2016
"I highly recommend Dr. Kurtz. I never met a more compassionate provider."
01/25/2016
"Good experience"
01/13/2016
"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."
01/04/2016
"Dr. Kurtz was very professional and very compassionate."
11/09/2015
"He was a very kind, knowledgeable and very professional surgeon. I was very comfortable with him, both personally and professionally."
10/20/2015
"Excellent. #10. Definitely."
09/25/2015
"Good."
07/17/2015
"Dr. Kurtz came highly recommended and has lived up to my expectations."
07/15/2015
"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."
04/17/2015
"Dr. Kurtz is very caring and explains everything in full detail."
02/25/2015
"All was good."
02/11/2015
"Good experience."
02/09/2015
"Dr. Kurtz is a fantastic dr.!"
10/23/2014
"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."
10/15/2014
"I didn't get any explanations."
09/17/2014
"Dr. Kurtz & staff were very helpful, pleasant, & assuring. I have every confidence knowing I was satisfied."
08/25/2014
"Dr. Kurtz was extremely good at explaining what was going on with my problem."
06/23/2014
"Compassionate, warm, caring doctor."
05/20/2014
"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!"
04/30/2014
"I was delighted w. doctor & staff."
03/24/2014
"Incredible surgeon - the best."
03/07/2014
"All good experience."
02/24/2014
"He explained my problem was very kind & courteous."
01/22/2014
"Thought the dr. was exceptional."