Michael H. Brisman, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a board certified neurosurgeon who is proficient in adult neurological surgery. He specializes in stereotactic and radiosurgery techniques for the treatment of brain tumors and trigeminal neuralgia.
Dr. Brisman received his undergraduate degree with high honors in Biology from Harvard University and his medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He then completed a General Surgery Internship and Neurological Surgery Residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City. He was appointed Chief Resident in his final year of residency.
Following his training, Dr. Brisman joined Neurological Surgery, P.C. In 2002, Dr. Brisman was appointed Co-Medical Director of the Long Island Gamma Knife and Chief of Surgical Neuro-Oncology at South Nassau Communities Hospital in Oceanside. Since then, Dr. Brisman has performed over 400 Gamma Knife surgeries on patients with brain tumors, trigeminal neuralgia, and arteriovenous malformations (AVM’s).
In 2005 he was also appointed Chief of the Division of Neurosurgery and Co-Director of the Neuroscience Institute at Winthrop University Hospital in Mineola. With the arrival of New York’s first Cyberknife at Winthrop University Hospital, Dr. Brisman now also offers radiosurgery treatments for tumors of the spine and spinal cord.
Dr. Brisman has authored numerous articles and book chapters in the field of neurosurgery. He serves on the Board of Directors of the New York State Neurosurgical Society. Dr. Brisman has served on the executive committee of the Nassau County Medical Society (NCMS) for several years; in 2011 he was elected President of the NCMS.
Interview video with Michael H.Brisman, M.D., F.A.C.S.