Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Neurological Surgery - Am Osteopathic Association

  • Academic titles

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

  • Chief resident

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Medical school

    • New York College of Osteopathic Medicine

  • Residencies

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

  • Internships

    • Nassau University Medical Center

  • Fellowships

    • Barrow Neurological Institute / St Josephs Med Ctr

  • Affiliations

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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Most recent comments

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09/25/2018
"Dr. Galler was informative, professional and very kind. "
09/25/2018
"Dr. Galler took his time to explain in detail. All my questions were answered. I am 100% satisfied."
08/29/2018
"Brilliant, outstanding, warm, caring."
08/29/2018
"I was nervous & Dr. Galler was wonderful - explained everything so that I could understand - spent the time needed - I highly recommend!"
07/30/2018
"Dr. Galler is an exceptional, gifted surgeon... I have complete faith in his abilities."
06/06/2018
"Dr. Galler spend a good amount of time with me and was very thorough with his medical explanations."
05/30/2018
"8. Amazing."
05/09/2018
"Explained everything - very nice."
05/04/2018
"Dr. Galler is excellent - patient, understanding, caring, sensitive, sympathetic, makes you feel very reassured knowing how dedicated and knowledgeable he is -"
04/26/2018
"After I got thru the fear of back surgery (Dr. Galler was able to put me at ease in explaining procedures etc.)."
04/19/2018
"I was referred by Dr. Patel (cardiologist) to Dr. Galler. Dr. Patel knew I wanted a doctor like himself who listened and cared & DID NOT rush you out the door. I care about my health & body & I want a physician to feel the same!!!"
03/25/2018
"When I scheduled my appointment with Dr. Galler I already knew that I needed back surgery. Before I met Dr. Galler I did not feel confident in any of the other doctors I consulted with. After my appointment with Dr. Galler I am confident that he has the knowledge and expertise to perform my surgery and to manage my post surgical care. Thank goodness I found him!"
03/02/2018
"Wonderful surgeon & man!! Caring and CONCERNING."
03/01/2018
"Spent a great deal of time w/me reviewing MRI & explaining (in words, illustrations & demonstrations). Very kind & informative."
02/23/2018
"Dr. Galler: I can't imagine any other surgeon I would go to his returning to LI, and being here when I need his help again... I have total faith in his abilities, kind, caring, professional."
02/22/2018
"I was treated with great care & understanding."
02/15/2018
"Dr. Galler took his time with us - willing to answer all questions and concerns. When my wife asked about things she had read, he took his time to address each question."
01/06/2018
"He took his time and found things that the hospital didn't find."
12/02/2017
"Dr. Galler was amazing in the sense that he actually took the time to thoroughly explain and answer all my questions with confidence, concern & compassion. I wish Dr. Galler could be my dr. for all specialties."
11/25/2017
"Dr. Galler is the most compassionate caring dr. I have ever had the pleasure of meeting made me feel comfortable and did not push me into surgery he said I will wait you are ready!"
10/28/2017
"Dr. Galler is thorough, kind."
10/13/2017
"Doctor Galler is an amazing doctor. He speaks to you and there was no rush. He answered all questions that I had. "
08/29/2017
"I would highly recommend Dr Galler."
08/28/2017
"Both Jess, the PA I saw the first day and then Dr Galler were amazing! The confidence and knowledge was top notch from both, I clearly understood my next steps for imaging and now for sirgery. Both were extremely patient with me and my mom's questions and Dr Galler went through three options and listened to my personal lifestyle to get the best solution and choose the best surgery for me and future course of action"
07/31/2017
"I have recommended Dr. Galler to people in the past and will continue to do so in the future!"

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