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Dr. Boris Leybel, MD

Pain Management Specialist, Neurologist, Clinical Neurophysiologist

Professional statement

Dr. Leybel, a NYC and New Jersey neurologist, has strong beliefs when it comes to treating your ailments. He believes in a multilevel approach that utilizes an interventional pain management philosophy, including physical therapy, injections, medications, holistic medicine and advanced neurological services. By treating the entire body, he strives to strengthen your muscular and nervous system through a comprehensive approach that avoids surgery until it is absolutely necessary. Dr. Leybel encourages his patients to work with him to reduce their pain and increase their quality of life. * Please put all your insurance information when making an appointment for faster verification of your insurance coverage. Thank you.

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Specialties

  • Neurologist
  • Pain Management Specialist
  • Clinical Neurophysiologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Beth Israel Medical Center

Board certifications

  • American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
  • Neurology (Psychiatry and Neurology)
  • Pain Medicine (Psychiatry and Neurology)

Education and training

  • Medical School - North Ossetian State Medical Academy
  • State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Residency in Neurology
  • State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Fellowship in Neurophysiology and Headache
  • State University of New York, Upstate Medical University, Fellowship in Clinical Neurophysiology

Professional memberships

  • American Academy of Neurology
  • International Spine Intervention Society

Awards and publications

  • America's Top Physicians 2009
  • America's Top Physicians 2010
  • America's Top Physicians 2011
  • Headaches in Sports

Zocdoc awards

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Filipino
  • Russian
  • Ukrainian

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1578508685

Office locations

NEUROLOGY PAIN TREATMENT, P.C.

225 Broadway, Suite 1012 10 Floor

New York, NY 10007

NEUROLOGY PAIN TREATMENT, P.C.

1 Broadway, Suite 402

Elmwood Park, NJ 07407

NEUROLOGY PAIN TREATMENT, P.C.

3044 Coney Island Avenue, Floor 1

Brooklyn, NY 11235

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Wait was a big long, but then I figured out why. Dr. Boris is very patient, understanding, takes the time to explain everything, ran several tests to make sure we didn't miss anything. He's very matriculate. Great doctor!
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Poor bedside manner, rude staff, dirty office
Less than 1 year ago
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I saw Dr. Leybel many years ago and he helped me with my fibromyalgia, he gave that tough love but sometimes we need that, I was okay for many years without treatment but now symptoms or flare up is acting upso now I'm back. Hopefully he can help me again. He was very professional and friendly as well as his staff. They were thorough and did all kinds of testing on my first visit. It took awhile but that's good.
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Extremely professional and nice, along with his staff. Seemed to be very thorough, asked many questions (regarding my issue and pain) as he noted each of them down and was concerned enough to have me follow up with him in afew weeks if symptoms persist. I walked in to the waiting room worried and after meeting with him I left feeling very relieved. I highly recommend him.
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absolutely trust doctor Boris leybel knowledges and professionalism, and special talent for making spinal shots
More than 1 year ago
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A very professional doctor, recommended.
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he is an awesome doctor!! I have gotten two epidural injections for my herniated disc and I can not begin to explain how gentile he is. I had no complications...
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The only kind people in his office was his receptionist and his tech. The Doctor is extremely rude and condescending.
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He tried to charge a lot of money upfront before he had even seen my husband. My husband threatened to call United Healthcare and report him, and he backed down. Other than that, he was ok.
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worst doctor ever
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He was knowledgeable but i didnt like that he allowed his secretary to do the eeg and the sonogram. I doubt that she was a secretary and had a medical background. Then instead of reading the results the secretary/medical asst toldme to call the dr on monday. The wait was also long.
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He takes many precautions to come to an accurate diagnosis
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Had great experience with Boris Leybel, I've seen many neurologists at this point and most would just not help me with my problem. Because they weren't even listening. Boris is very attentive, listened to my long history (in Russian and English)and diagnosed me with what I've been waiting for all neurologists to say..it was right on point. He mapped out treatments and I liked that the approach is holistic use homeopathy. I am very happy with Boris Leybel and will strongly recommend him
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maybe he's good at his job but he takes absolutely no time to explain to you what he is doing or why. It just felt like he was prescribing pain killers. I asked a few questions, none of which he waswilling to answer. Not an ideal experience and not comforting at all. Would not recommend him to anyone.
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Everyone there was very pleasant. I didn't have to spend a day and a half there just to be seen. They were quick in getting me seen by the doctor and he was able to see what my problem was.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Leybel is excellent. He was very attentive to my concerns about my health and medications. He spent an extensive amount of time talking with me. He never gave any indication that he was bothered by my endless questions. He examinedme to try and pin point the nature of my pain. Unlike previous doctors who don't bother to examine you on the first visit and want to rush you out with a prescription. After the exam we discussed medication and a treatment plan. The medications that he prescribed has me pain free for the first time in a very long time. His office was clean and his assistant at the front desk was very professional and extremely polite. Looking forward to my next visit. Thank you to Dr.Leybell and his assistant.
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He is 100/% he is very kind and very nice. One of the best. And his staff is real.
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Never again
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Dr Leybel was simply fantastic. He made time to see us, on very short notice, and made sure to find an intervention to relieve the pain. He was thoughtful and considerate to explain exactly what was happening and what type ofrelief to expect. Would highly recommend him to anyone experiencing chronic pain. Dr. Leybel is top/notch.
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Excellent Doctor!
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The entire staff is excellent.
More than 1 year ago
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Thoughtful, professional, knowledgeable and helpful. Highly recommended.
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Great service and an excellent specialist.Thanks
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Doctor is very understanding and accurate with his analysis.
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great Dr.
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The office itself is very uninviting. Very run down and the staff is not very friendly. I changed insurance companies and needed my prescription refilled by a new doctor that carries my insurance provider. I knew exactly what was wrong withme and treatment that works. He had no problem writing the prescription for me, but then proceeded to run a bunch of tests that seemed very pointless and time consuming. The appointment was going on 2 hours so I eventually just told the nurse that I was leaving and not staying for any more tests. I will not be returning to this doctor.
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He was attentive and explained what he was doing and why
More than 1 year ago
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Very thorough
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Words cannot describe how happy I am i have found Dr. Leybel. He had me at not hello :) ,but at the moment he didnt take a momemt to examine me , but took his time. His PA Valentina took hoursto listen to my story of my pain that I have for over 5 years. I attended a pain managemnt office and hot deep injections doen which hurt like hell but hardly helped me because I came to redo them next day. See, after i left am office i attented for over 3 years , i. The last month I attende 4 doctors, and all of them eother want to do an injection right away or prescribe Gabapentin which i had a worse aide effects with. DR amd his PA ACTCUALLY LISTENED AND BELIEVED MY Pain. I have been through evey hospital in Bk and even Staten island and a lot of doctors ,but this is the first doctor Who actually didnt forget that its says Pain Management on his door. He is not judgemental and gave me so much hope . He is the first doctor to look at my pain from a different level and is looking for the root of it through a totally different way. I can tell for sure that he is there not to make money as most of them but ACTUALLY HELP PEOPLE TO DEAL WITh PAIN and eventually become Pain Free ,Not prescribing medication that kill liver or give stomach ulcers but looking for the root of the problem. He didnt hurry as others to do the deep injection and precribe me Gabapentin. He is just soooo nice as a person and so knowledgable as a professional. It's very important that the doctor believes his parient and its hard to do these days , Iunderstand ,because of all drug abusers who made it so much harder for people who live with chronic pain. . I have a hope , hope to be pain free and live a life because last 4 years for me wasn't living , it was just not dying . I beleive Dr. Legbel will change all of that.Thank you, Dr. Leybel for being there for your patients. Especially , for my kids , they need me and you help me be there for them every day .
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Dr Leybel is an awesome Dr. He explains everything in detail an offers the most effective trest mentioned without the use of hard medication. His bedside manner is superior and his nurse Christina and PA Valentina are awesome as well. I would definitely recommend going to see him.
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My pain level was extremely high and I was doubtful anyone could help but Dr. Leybel was very attentive and I wondered why I didn't see him years ago. I am lucky to have found him.
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Dr. Leybel is a gifted and knowledgeable physician. I have suffered from pain for many years until I met with Dr. Leybel. He was able to explain to me in details what is causing my symptoms and how to go aboutit. His bedside manner is excellent and he is amazing at performing all types of procedures. I have done procedures such as epidural blockades with other physicians as well, however, after finding Dr. Leybel (6 years ago) I will not go to anyone else. I have had the best experiences with this doctor and will highly recommend him to everyone in need of neurological care.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Leybel is great. He is very smart and knowledgeable, communicates extremely well, and is very personable. I recommend him highly. Probably the best doctor I have ever seen. Really took his time to explain things to me and addressed all of my concerns.
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Completely rude. Doesn't explain things thoroughly and doesn't seem to listen or really care what you have to say because he believes he is right. Very unprofessional, doesn't know what doctor-patient confidentiality means.
More than 1 year ago
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Horrible. Basically accused me of being a drug addict, seems to only are about Russian patients. I will NEVER go back.
More than 1 year ago
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Visited for neck pain, testing, and evaluation. Front desk was indifferent and slow. P.A. was very good, EMG tech was good, but barely spoke English. Wait time too long. Also, online appointment sent me to West 39th in error, rather than225 Broadway. I am confident in the doctor's skills and diagnosis, although the office needs improved process. I would recommend this doctor.
More than 1 year ago
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I did't care for the doctor. I told the Dr. want I've been diagnosis with by several doctors in the last 3 years and was told you don't have this so please stop telling people this. Then the doctor realized wasreading report after surgery. Didn't apologize and couldn't read films. Also had me wait while she ate . Don't go to this office. Also no address on building spoke with receptionist 3 times and didn't say a thing
More than 1 year ago
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very satisfactory
More than 1 year ago
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Very nice staff and clean office. The wait time has decreased dramatically, I was seen in less then 15 minutes.
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Very good experience I had with this doctor ! Very professional, clearly demonstrated and knew what he was talking about. Seemed genuinly concerned about my well being ! Definitely would recommend !
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Good doctor, but I didn't feel there was a lot of transparency re fees etc.
More than 1 year ago
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Aside from what I consider a long wait, 50 minutes, I was very satisfied with the consultation with the Dr.
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Long wait, good diagnosis but many tests.
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Very attentive, listened to my problems and understood. He is very knowledgeable in his field. I've been to a few doctors over the past 4+ years who just wanted to prescribe drugs without even first evaluating my injuries. He did testthat needed to be done (that was very relevant to my injuries) without me even asking, very very professional doctor that I would recommend to anybody. Thank you very much Dr. Leybel. RSM 6/13/2013
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He's great - it's just a very long wait in the office lately.
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It's called buisness . Again about the mighty old dollar !!
More than 1 year ago
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Nice man & very helpful. He was very patient answering all my questions re: a back problem.
More than 1 year ago
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Dr. Leybel spent a lot of time with me gathering history and answering my questions.
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great doc. felt comfortable discussing my issues. he was cool and took time to clearly explain the diagnosis/treatment options
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I got lost driving tohis new location in Fairlawn and wound up 45min late! I saw him within 10 min:)
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