After receiving his undergraduate degree with high honors in Biology from Harvard University, Dr. Brisman obtained 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 where he was appointed Chief Resident in his final year of residency.
“Everything was perfect. I didn’t need anything else. I tell them all the time, I have the best doctors. Dr. Brisman, Michael and Jonathan, they saved my life.” – Angela Wohlfarth
Board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Brisman 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 of the New York State Neurosurgical Society.
Dr. Brisman Treats:
Cranial Nerve Vascular
Dr. Brisman is proficient in the use of minimally-invasive, neurosurgical procedures including:
Novalis Tx ®
Microvascular Decompression Transsphenoidal Surgery
Percutaneous Trigeminal Rhizotomy
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