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.”
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