Jonathan L. Brisman M.D., F.A.C.S.

About Dr. Brisman

Jonathan L. Brisman, M.D, F.A.C.S. is a Board-Certified Neurosurgeon who specializes in Cerebrovascular and Endovascular conditions, including brain aneurysms, arteriovenous malformations (AVM), carotid stenosis, and stroke.  In addition, he treats a variety of adult degenerative disorders of the spine, including lumbar and cervical disc herniation, and spinal stenosis, as well as Chiari I malformations and Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus (NPH).

Dr. Brisman is one of about 150 neurosurgeons nationally trained in both endovascular and micro-neurosurgical techniques and the first physician on Long Island to coil a cerebral aneurysm and the first physician in Nassau County to place an intracranial, FDA- approved stent for atherosclerotic disease.  He has served as the Director of Cerebrovascular and Endovascular  Neurosurgery at NYU- Winthrop Hospital in Mineola, NY, and Mount Sinai South Nassau in Oceanside, NY.

Dr. Brisman received his undergraduate degree, magna cum laude, in History and Science from Harvard University and his medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He then completed a general surgery internship and neurosurgical residency at Massachusetts General Hospital, serving as Chief Neurosurgical Resident in his final year. Dr. Brisman went to complete an interventional neuroradiology fellowship at Roosevelt Hospital in New York, NY, under Alejandro Berenstein, MD, and a microvascular neurosurgical fellowship at Swedish Hospital, Seattle, Washington, under Drs. Marc Mayberg and David Newell.

Before joining NSPC Brain & Spine Surgery (NSPC), Dr. Brisman served as Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery, Seton Hall University, and as Director, Cerebrovascular and Endovascular Services at the New Jersey Neuroscience Institute, JFK Medical Center, Edison, New Jersey.

Dr. Brisman has had nearly 50 articles published in peer-reviewed neurosurgery journals on such subjects as the treatment of Vascular/Skull Base conditions, Epilepsy/Radiosurgery, and General Neurosurgery. He has also written book chapters on Carotid Artery Disease, Intracranial Aneurysms, Arteriovenous Malformation (AVM), Subarachnoid Hemorrhage, and Vasospasm.

The New England Journal of Medicine published his article, entitled “Medical Progress: Cerebral Aneurysms,” on August 31, 2006.

Dr. Brisman is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons (CNS), American Association of Neurological Surgeons, and the American Association of Neurological Surgery/Congress of Neurological Surgery (AANS), Cerebrovascular Surgery Section. He served as a Board Member, Credentialing Committee for Cervico-cranial Angiography and Carotid Angioplasty and Stenting at JFK Medical Center, Edison, NJ. He is the only neurosurgeon on the editorial board of the American Journal of Neuroradiology and an ad hoc reviewer for Neurosurgery, World Neurosurgery, International Journal of Radiation Biology, and Acta Neurologica Scandinavica.

Recognized by his peers as a Castle Connolly “Top Doctor: New York Metro Area”  since 2012, Dr. Brisman was included in New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors” listing from 2013-2020. He is the only neurosurgeon from Queens, Nassau, and Suffolk Counties to be selected as a New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors” in 2018 and 2019.”

Long Island Offices

100 Merrick Road

Suite 124W

Rockville Centre, NY 11570


One Hollow Lane

Suite 212

Lake Success, NY 11042


Manhattan Office

215 East 77th Street

Ground Floor

New York, NY 10075

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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
Lenox Hill Northwell Health100 E 77th St, New York, NY 10075

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