Stephen D. Burstein, M.D.,
F.A.C.S., is a
senior partner at Neurological Surgery, P.C.
In addition to his activities in neurosurgery, he
has a special interest and expertise in surgical
and nonsurgical treatment of the spine,
second opinions, and independent insurance
examinations. Dr. Burstein is a graduate of
the University of Michigan and the State
University of New York, Downstate Medical
Center, Brooklyn, New York where he was
president of Alpha Omega Alpha honor
society. He completed a surgical internship
at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore,
Maryland, and a fellowship in Neurological
Surgery at the Mayo Clinic Foundation,
He also received a masters degree in neurosurgery from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Burstein served as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy Medical Corps. in the U.S. and overseas and battalion surgeon in the 3rd and 5th Marine divisions. A member of numerous prestigious medical societies and organizations, Dr. Burstein has been the recipient of many notable and distinguished honors and awards. He plays an active role in establishing medical policies and medical legal issues for neurosurgeons.
Dr. Burstein has taught numerous postgraduate courses and made significant contributions to academic literature. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He is the former Chief of Neurosurgery at South Nassau Communities Hospital and Franklin General Hospital. Dr. Burstein is past president of the New York State Neurosurgical Society and formerly Executive Director of the New York State Neurosurgical Society.