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Dr. Vitaliy Zhivotenko, DO

Pain Management Specialist, Neurologist

Professional statement

Dr. Vitaliy Zhivotenko DO earned his medical degree from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed a Medical Internship and Neurology Residency at Penn State Medical Center. During residency, he excelled in a wide variety of neurological disorders including but not limited to headaches, movement disorders, neurorehabilitation, cognitive and behavioral neurology, neuromuscular disease, epilepsy, stroke and vascular neurology, and multiple sclerosis. At graduation, he was awarded with “Outstanding Performance in Outpatient Neurology.” Pain management specialist Dr. Vitaliy Zhivotenko DO is part of our best rated team of pain management doctors in Brooklyn, Queens and Manhattan NYC. With pain being an integral part of neurology, in combination with his interest in treating painful conditions Dr. Zhivotenko went on to complete an ACGME-accredited, multidisciplinary, comprehensive fellowship in Pain Management at Penn State Medical Center. During fellowship training, he was exposed to a wide diversity of painful conditions, learned safe and effective strategies for medical management of pain and gained proficiency in full spectrum of currently accepted interventional pain management procedures. Upon completion of fellowship he was chosen as the top pain fellow of the year. Dr. Zhivotenko is dually board certified in Neurology and Pain Management by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology. He continues to stay up to date with advances in his field by maintaining current membership and attending meetings held by American Academy of Neurology, American Academy of Pain Medicine, Spine Intervention Society and International Society of Regenerative Medicine.

In-network insurances

  • 1199SEIU
  • AARP
  • Aetna

Specialties

  • Neurologist
  • Pain Management Specialist

Practice names

Board certifications

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

Education and training

  • Medical School - New York Institute of Technology, New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center (Internship)
  • Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Residency in Neurology
  • Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, Fellowship in Pain Management

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1336431907

Office locations

Pain Physicians NY

2279 Coney Island Ave, 2nd Floor

Brooklyn, NY 11223

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Great Dr
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supremely efficient, well communicative, excellent!
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Based on my testimony he didn't seem very interested in examining me so I was dismissed with merely a short conversation
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High level specialist
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The PA - Leonid was very professional & thorough & friendly The Dr was also - very good team
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Everyone was so nice and was there to help.
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My visit was great the doctor took good care of me
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Receptionist was cordial. Physician was friendly and helpful. No complaints as far as the first appointment and I'm hoping future appointments are just as good.
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I messed my appointment I did go !
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He was very honest and did his best to assist me. I have a very complex case that needs to be investigated by a team of doctors. I thank him very much for attempting to help me.
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