Surya M
Vishnubhakat, MD

Neurology, Clinical Neurophysiology, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Neuromuscular Medicine

(516) 325-7000

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About your doctor:

Member of Northwell Health Physician Partners
Languages spoken:
English, Hindi, Telugu, Urdu


Board certifications:

  • Neurology - American Board of Psychiatry/Neurology-Neurology
  • Neurophysiology - American Board of Psych/Neurology-Neurophysiology

Administrative titles

  • Chief of Division - Neuromuscular Disease of Neurology, North Shore University Hospital
  • Vice Chairman of Neurology, North Shore University Hospital

Academic titles

  • Associate Professor, Donald and Barbara Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell

Medical school

  • MGM Medindia


  • Cornell University Medical College
  • North Shore University Hospital


  • Brooklyn Cumberland Medical Center


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Locations & insurance

Northwell Health Physician Partners Neuroscience Institute a

  • 611 Northern Boulevard
    Suite 150
    Great Neck, NY 11021

    Fax: (516) 325-7001

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Most recent comments:

Patient comments are gathered from the Press Ganey Patient Satisfaction Survey. Comments are displayed in their entirety and are anonymous for patient privacy.

"I believe Dr. Murthy is the best in his field by far."

"I was fortunate to have had him for my situation."

"Excellent on all counts."

"I love excellent."

"I recommend him all the time"

"This physician really cares about his patients. He explains everything well & you never feel rushed. He is one of the best doctors that I've encountered."

"Dr. Murthy is kind, caring and I have been patient for a few years. I love seeing him and being cared for by him."

"Extremely helpful and considerate."

"he is EXCELLENT!"

"good service"

"Excellent provider with outstanding bedside manner"

"Dr. Murthy is simply the best! His care for his patients and the time he spent with us is unmatchable."

"it was very easy to converse with the doctor."

"I only wish Dr. Vishnubhakat could be my primary care physician."

"What a great provider! Dr.Murthy Vishnubhakat is a competent, knowledgeable and caring person. He is a remarkable professional."

"Very good experience."


"#9. Excellent."

"Very Good experience."

"Excellent doctor, very pleasant."

"I wish I could use Dr. Vishnubhakat for all my medical care."

"I wish all doctors were like him. I will say other providers at Northwell are very likable, knowledgeable and I have trust in them."

"In all of my visits I never felt rushed time just stands still. The doctors put at complete ease."

"Very good."

"Dr. Murthy is honest, straightforward and treats me with genuine concern and respect."

"Doctor were very responsive."

"I have recommended name of MD just recently - I worked at Booth/NYHQ just as some patients complain of waiting (because they arrive 1 1/2 hour before appt. I stick up for him in waiting room & reply does he rush you if you have question surgery or follow up, shuts them up. I did not wait! But the MD never rushed & answered every question."

"I have told & will continue to tell everyone I know looking for a specialist in Dr. Vishnubhakat area to go to him."

"Dr. is outstanding on every level."

"All-Star Doctor !"

"Dr. Vishnubhakat was outstanding in every way!"

"I've recommend Dr. Vishnubhahrat to anyone I know with neurological concerns."

"Very good and helpful."

"Always available for me."

"Dr. Vishnubhakat is wonderful. I would recommend him to anyone needing a neurologist."

"I trust him completely."

"Amazing Dr. - gave me the confidence to believe I will recover from my nerve damage."

"Very likely to recommend or refer."

"Dr. Vishnubhakat was very friendly, patient, knowledgeable and caring. He's an excellent doctor!!"

"Outstanding doctor and person."

"I have done so and will continue to do."

"Very good."