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David S. Lefkowitz, M.D.Wake Forest Baptist Health

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

115 Ratings
7 Comments

David S. Lefkowitz, M.D.

Associate Professor,

Clinical Specialties

Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke), Neurology (general), Headaches

Contact Information

New Patient Appointments: 336-716-WAKE
Returning Patient Appointments: 336-716-4101
Department: 336-716-4101

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Education & Training

  • A.B., Franklin & Marshall College , 1974
  • M.D., WFU School of Medicine , 1978
  • Internship, Neurology, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 1979
  • Residency, Neurology, North Carolina Baptist Hospita, 1982
  • Fellowship, WFU School of Medicine, 1983

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology, Neurology, Psychiatry & Neurology - Neurology

Memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • North Carolina Neurological So
  • Am Heart Association
  • Am Medical Assn
  • Am Neurological Assn
  • Forsyth-Davie-Stokes Medical S

NPI Number

  • 1245216324
David S. Lefkowitz, M.D.

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

115 Ratings
7 Comments

David S. Lefkowitz, M.D.

Associate Professor, Neurology

Contact Information

Academic: 336-716-2333 | Department: 336-716-4101

Recent Publications

Fitzpatrick SL, Jeffery R, Johnson KC, Roche CC, Van Dorsten B, Gee M, Dotson K, Walkup MP, Espeland MA, Bahnson JL, Wagenknecht LE, Reboussin D, Rejeski WJ, Bertoni AG, Lang W, Lawlor MS, Lefkowitz D, Miller GD, Reynolds PS, Ribisl PM,. Baseline predictors of missed visits in the Look AHEAD study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2014;22(1):131-140.

Strowd RE, Wise SM, Umesi UN, Bishop L, Craig J, Lefkowitz D, Reynolds PS, Tegeler C, Arnan M, Duncan PW, Bushnell CD. Predictors of 30-day hospital readmission following ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke. Am J Med Qual. 2014;():.

McCaffery JM, Papandonatos GD, Huggins GS, Peter I, Kahn SE, Knowler WC, Hudnall GE, Lipkin EW, Kitabchi AE, Wagenknecht LE, Espeland MA, Bahnson JL, Reboussin D, Rejeski WJ, Bertoni A,. FTO predicts weight regain in the Look AHEAD clinical trial. Int J Obes (Lond). 2013;37(12):1545-1552.

Lefkowitz DS. Approach to the patient with chronic and recurrent headache In: Biller J, ed. Practical neurology. 4th ed. Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer/Lippincott Williams & Wilkins;2012: 207-220.

Faulconbridge LF, Wadden TA, Rubin RR, Wing RR, Walkup MP, Fabricatore AN, Coday M, Van Dorsten B, Mount DL, Ewing LJ, Espeland MA, Bahnson JL, Wagenknecht L, Reboussin D, Rejeski WJ, Bertoni A, Lang W, Miller G, Lefkowitz D,. One-year changes in symptoms of depression and weight in overweight/obese individuals with type 2 diabetes in the Look AHEAD study. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2012;20(4):783-793.

Schwartz AV, Johnson KC, Kahn SE, Shepherd JA, Nevitt MC, Peters AL, Walkup MP, Hodges A, Williams CC, Bray GA, Espeland MA, Bahnson JL, Wagenknecht L, Reboussin D, Rejeski WJ, Bertoni A, Lang W, Miller G, Lefkowitz D, Reynolds PS,. Effect of 1 year of an intentional weight loss intervention on bone mineral density in type 2 diabetes: results from the Look AHEAD randomized trial. J Bone Miner Res. 2012;27(3):619-627.

Belalcazar LM, Ballantyne CM, Lang W, Rushing J, Espeland MA, Bahnson JL, Wagenknecht L, Reboussin D, Rejeski WJ, Bertoni A, Miller G, Lefkowitz D, Reynolds PS, Ribisl P, Vitolins M, Booth M, Dotson KM, Hodges A, Williams CC,. Metabolic factors, adipose tissue, and plasminogen activator inhibitor-1 levels in type 2 diabetes: findings from the Look AHEAD study. Arterioscler Thromb Vasc Biol. 2011;31(7):1689-1695.

Elkind MSV, Carty CL, O'Meara ES, Lumley T, Lefkowitz D, Kronmal RA, Longstreth WT Jr. Hospitalization for infection and risk of acute ischemic stroke: the Cardiovascular Health Study. Stroke. 2011;42(7):1851-1856.

Longstreth WT Jr, Arnold AM, Kuller LH, Bernick C, Lefkowitz DS, Beauchamp NJ Jr, Manolio TA. Progression of magnetic resonance imaging-defined brain vascular disease predicts vascular events in elderly: the Cardiovascular Health Study. Stroke. 2011;42(10):2970-2972.

Elkind MS, Carty CL, OMeara ES, Lumley T, Lefkowitz D, Kronmal RA, Longstreth WT. Hospitalizations for infections trigger acute ischemic stroke: the Cardiovascular Health Study [abstract]. Stroke. 2010;41(4):E224.

Longstreth WT Jr, Larsen EKM, Klein R, Wong TY, Sharrett AR, Lefkowitz D, Manolio TA. Associations between findings on cranial magnetic resonance imaging and retinal photography in the elderly: the Cardiovascular Health Study. Am J Epidemiol. 2007;165(1):78-84.

Kaplan RC, Tirschwell DL, Longstreth WT Jr, Manolio TA, Heckbert SR, LeValley AJ, Lefkowitz D, El-Saed A, Psaty BM. Blood pressure level and outcomes in adults aged 65 and older with prior ischemic stroke. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2006;54(9):1309-1316.

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Associate Professor, Neurology

Clinical Specialties

Cerebrovascular Disease (Stroke), Neurology (general), Headaches
David S. Lefkowitz, M.D.

David S. Lefkowitz, M.D.

Associate Professor, Neurology

Doctor Rating

4.6 out of 5

David S. Lefkowitz, M.D.115 Ratings
7 Comments

Doctor Ratings

The overall Patient Rating score is the average of responses to the nine questions listed below. The questions are from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Responses are measured on a 1 to 5 scale, where 1 represents "very poor" and 5 represents "very good."
Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey

CP concern for questions/worries
4.6
CP efforts to include in decisions
4.6
CP explanations of prob/condition
4.6
CP spoke using clear language
4.6
Friendliness/courtesy of CP
4.6
Likelihood of recommending CP
4.5
Patients' confidence in CP
4.6
Time CP spent with patient
4.7
Wait time at clinic
4.5



Patient Comments

Comments are taken from the Care Provider section of the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are posted exactly as they are written. Comments are added weekly. To protect patient privacy and confidentiality, patient names are not included.

6/11/2014

Always timely, kind, courteous, and with respect -

5/8/2014

Good.

4/30/2014

Great - very satisfied.

4/25/2014

Good.

4/4/2014

Excellent doctor.

3/26/2014

All good.

3/5/2014

I've know *Dr. Lefkowitz for many years. I have a lot of confidence in him.

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