Artem Vaynman M.D., F.A.A.N.S., F.A.C.S.

About Dr. Vaynman

Artem Y. Vaynman, M.D., F.A.A.N.S. F.A.C.S. is a board certified Neurosurgeon with special expertise in complex spinal surgery, minimally invasive spinal surgery. Dr. Vaynman treats a variety of spine problems, such as degenerative scoliosis, spinal stenosis, compression fractures, back pain, herniated disc, and sciatica. He received his undergraduate degree, Bachelor of Arts in Biology, from New York University College of Art and Science, New York, NY, where he was on the Dean’s List. During his studies at the NYU Department of Molecular Biology, Dr. Vaynman was awarded the National Scientific Foundation Grant for Research.

Dr. Vaynman obtained his medical degree at SUNY-Downstate College of Medicine, Brooklyn, NY, magna cum laude. He received the Jadwin Honor Scholarship, a Clinical Excellence Award while at SUNY-Downstate. At the New Jersey Medical School University Hospital in Newark, NJ Dr. Vaynman served as Resident in General Surgery and Resident in Neurosurgery. He then became Chief Resident in Neurosurgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, followed by his position as Chief Resident in Neurosurgery, New Jersey Medical School, University Hospital, Newark, NJ. He holds medical licenses in California, NJ, and NY. Most recently he completed a Complex Spine Surgery Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio.

He authored a chapter on “Spinal Cord Injury and Paralysis” in Essentials of Orthopedic Surgery: Spine. Dr. Vaynman has published papers in multiple peer-reviewed journals on topics of brain injury and treatment of acute hydrocephalus.

Dr. Vaynman is currently co-chief of spine surgery at Mercy Medical Center. In addition, as a Fellow Member of both the Congress of Neurological Surgeons and the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, Dr. Vaynman has presented at CNS and AANS annual meetings. He also performed Chief of Service Grand Rounds at UMDNJ-Newark, New York Neurosurgical Society and at the Cleveland Clinic Center for Spine Health, Cleveland, Ohio on multiple topics.

Dr. Vaynman is fluent in Russian.

Hospital Affiliations

NYU Winthrop Hospital259 First Street, Mineola, NY 11501
Mount Sinai South Nassau HospitalOne Healthy Way, Oceanside, NY 11572
Mercy Medical Center1000 North Village Ave, Rockville Centre, NY 11571
North Shore University Hospital300 Community Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030
Plainview Hospital888 Old Country Road, Plainview, NY 11803
Long Island Jewish Valley Stream900 Franklin Avenue, Valley Stream, NY 11580
Glen Cove Hospital101 St Andrews Lane, Glen Cove, NY 11542
Long Island Jewish Medical Center270-05 76th Avenue, New Hyde Park, NY 11040
St. Francis Hospital100 Port Washington Blvd, Roslyn, NY 11576
St. Joseph Hospital4295 Hempstead Turnpike, Bethpage, NY 11714

Patient Testimonials

Twenty years as a New York City police officer took their toll on Gregory Slator’s back. Still a young man of 50, his low back pain progressed ...


Mary Ann Kancza suffered from severe back pain which significantly limited her mobility and ability to tackle everyday tasks. She initially ...


Angela Chowayou went to see Artem Y. Vaynman, M.D., F.A.A.N.S., with terrible pain and hardly able to stand. “Due to my arthritis, my spine ...


A fall in Marcella Dowling's backyard brought her to her chiropractor and then to Artem Y. Vaynman, M.D., F.A.A.N.S., for spinal surgery. Dr. ...


Frank D’Aurio had chronic pain in his shoulder and hand, as well as nerve damage. When an MRI showed four herniated discs, Frank consulted ...