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What sets Neurological Surgery, P.C. apart from other neurological surgery groups? Our ground-breaking treatments keep us at the forefront of brain and spine care, making us the premier choice of referring doctors in the New York tri-state area. Primary care physicians and other specialists refer their patients to us again and again, because they know our expert multidisciplinary teams provide personalized treatment plans, ensuring the best possible outcomes.

Along with NSPC being the largest private neurosurgery practice on Long Island and in the tri-state area, our award-winning specialists are among the best neurosurgeons in the NYC metropolitan area, and serve as Chiefs of Neurosurgery in some of the most prestigious hospitals on Long Island.


Neurologists from NSPC are consistently recognized in the Castle Connolly “Top Doctors: New York Metro Area.” Our practice has the most physicians on the “Top Doctors” list of any across the entire metro New York region.

Along with other distinguished residency and research awards, our neurosurgeons have been named to New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors” list, awarded the 2015 “New York Super Doctor®”, and named to the “Super Doctors®” list published by MSP Communications. Over the years, many of our top spine surgeons and our best neurosurgeons have been given numerous physician’s awards and appointments to key medical positions.

Our top neurosurgeons are some of the best in the world.

Dr. Michael H. Brisman, M.D., F.A.C.S., serves as the Chief of Neurosurgery and Co-Director of the Neuroscience Institute at Winthrop University Hospital and the Co-Medical Director of the Long Island Gamma Knife® at South Nassau Communities Hospital. He formerly served as President of the Nassau County Medical Society and is the President-Elect of the New York State Neurosurgical Society. Dr. Brisman has employed the latest minimally invasive techniques to treat neurological disease at Neurological Surgery, P.C. for over 15 years.

Neurosurgeon Lee Eric Tessler, M.D., F.A.A.N.S., F.A.C.S., specializes in the treatment of primary brain tumors, metastatic tumors, meningiomas, stereotactic surgery and radiosurgery. Dr. Tessler serves as the Executive Director and Co-Surgical Director of the Long Island Brain Tumor Center.

World-renowned Chiari malformation expert and neurosurgeon Paolo A. Bolognese, M.D., serves as the director of the Chiari Neurosurgical Center at NSPC.

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NSPC offers some of the most advanced surgical approaches and innovative treatment options for spine and brain conditions.

Neurosurgeon Dr. Tessler was among the first in metro New York to perform surgery on brain tumors using a new advanced handheld CO2 (carbon dioxide) laser. Under skilled hands, this minimally invasive device can reach small, difficult-to-reach spaces within the brain while lowering the risk of damage to the surrounding tissue.

The Great Neck Stand-Up MRI is an innovative imaging technique that offers important advances over the standard MRI. With this new approach, patients can be scanned while sitting back and watching television for added comfort—especially for those who are heavy set or don’t like confined spaces.

NSPC employs Ultrasound and Radiofrequency Technology advancements instead of laser spine surgery. Ultrasound and radiofrequency technology, unlike laser spine surgery that must remove soft tissues to reach the bone, provides minimally invasive back surgery techniques to affect the bone, along with the ability to decompress nerves and reduce blood loss.

The experienced surgeons at NSPC use stereotactic radiosurgery treatments that include leading-edge procedures such as Gamma Knife, CyberKnife and Novalis Tx for state-of-the-art brain and spine treatments.


World-class neurological care is here, in your NY neighborhood. Our conveniently located offices are in Great Neck, Rockville Centre, Lake Success, Bethpage, Commack, West Islip, Port Jefferson Station and Patchogue. We are proud to provide comprehensive, exceptional care in the New York region.

We work with most major insurance companies

Including United Healthcare, NYSHIP, Empire Government, Blue Cross, Oxford, Cigna, Aetna, GHI, and Emblem.