Michael Brisman, M.D., F.A.C.S.

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.

Board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and a Fellow of the
American College of Surgeons, Dr. Brisman specializes in the treatment of Trigeminal
Neuralgia and Brain Tumors. He 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. Dr. Brisman formerly served as President of the Nassau County Medical Society and is the President of the New York State Neurosurgical Society.

Dr. Brisman Treats:

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
  • Brain Tumors
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Acoustic Neuromas
  • Meningiomas
  • Brain Metastases
  • Gliomas
  • Skull Tumors
  • Brain AVMS

Dr. Brisman is proficient in the use of minimally-invasive, neurosurgical procedures including:

  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Gamma Knife®
  • CyberKnife®
  • Novalis Tx®
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Transsphenoidal Surgery
  • Stereotactic-guided Craniotomy
  • Percutaneous Trigeminal Rhizotomy

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Choosing the Right Trigeminal ...

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Long Island neurosurgeon, Dr. Michael Brisman from NSPC talks about how new technologies and advancements have improved Acoustic Neuroma treatments.


Friday, March 11th, 2016 Dr. Michael Brisman will present at Winthrop University Hospital 8 AM Pediatric Conference Room Topic: The cranial nerve vascular compression syndromes: trigeminal neuralgia, hemifacial spasm, and glossopharyngeal neuralgia


NSPC’s Dr. Michael Brisman describes trigeminal neuralgia symptoms, causes, and treatments in detail. What Is Trigeminal Neuralgia? Trigeminal neuralgia sufferers experience brief, intense episodes of severe facial pain, usually described as electric shocks or stabbing pains, around the trigeminal nerve. This nerve supplies sensation from the forehead down to the chin. Typically, patients experience the…