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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Michael Horowitz is a fellowship trained hand surgeon treating patients in Brooklyn, Manhattan and the greater New York area. He holds membership with a number of professional organizations, including the American College of Surgeons, American Society for Surgery of the Hand, Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, and the American Medical Association.
  • For his undergraduate degree, Dr. Horowitz attended CUNY Queens College in New York, where he graduated magna cum laude. His undergraduate career was marked by numerous honors, including Phi Beta Kappa and Honors in Mathematical and Natural Sciences. He continued his medical education at the SUNY Downstate Medical Center in Brooklyn, completing his medical degree.
  • Dr. Horowitz provides a full range of services for hand issues. General consultations are available, as well as more specialized care. When he is not treating patients, Dr. Horowitz enjoys photography, tennis, and running. In 2007, he was awarded the Service Excellence Award by the Staten Island University Hospital and he has also served on their Graduate Medical Education Committee as well as their Medical Executive Committee.


  • Medical School - State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center
  • State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Internship in Surgery
  • Staten Island University Hospital, Fellowship in Burn Surgery
  • Staten Island University Hospital, Residency in Surgery
  • University of Connecticut Health Center, Fellowship in Hand Surgery

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Surgery

Awards and Publications

  • Service Excellence Award – Staten Island University Hospital
  • Outcome and Complications of Gastric Bypass in Super-Super Obesity Versus Morbid Obesity. Jerome D. Taylor, MD; I. Michael Leitman, MD; Peter Hon; Michael I. Horowitz, MD; Georgia Panagopoulos, PhD, Obesity Surgery January 2006
  • Is Routine Cholecystectomy Necessary at the Time of Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass? Jerome Taylor, MD; I. Michael Leitman, MD; Michael Horowitz, MD. Obesity Surgery January 2006
  • Trapped Lung Syndrome. Barry Hahn, MD; Maria Nguyen, PA-C; Daniel Miller, MD; and Michael Horowitz, MD, The Journal of Emergency Medicine Online August 2008
  • Missed Childhood-Onset Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Diagnosed as Chronic Pain. Horowitz Michael, Wong Anselm, Watson Steven, Watson H Kirk. Accepted for publication – Journal of Hand Surgery.

Professional Memberships

  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand

Language Spoken

  • English