Meet your doctor

Meet your doctor

Credentials

Credentials

  • Board certifications

    • Surgery - American Board of Surgery

    • Cardiothoracic Surgery - American Board of Thoracic Surgery

  • Administrative titles

    • Director - Aortic Surgery,

  • Academic titles

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

  • Medical school

    • University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine

  • Residencies

    • Brigham and Womens Hospital Harvard Medical School

    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Fellowships

    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania

  • Affiliations

    • Lenox Hill Hospital

    • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

    • North Shore University Hospital

    • Southside Hospital

Locations & insurance

Locations & insurance

130 East 77th Street, 4th FloorNew York, NY 10075
300 Community Drive, CT SurgeryManhasset, NY 11030

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Patient ratings & comments

Patient ratings & comments

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Explanations the care provider gave you about your problem or condition

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Concern the care provider showed for your questions or worries

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Care provider's efforts to include you in decisions about your treatment

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Degrees to which care provider talked with you using words you could understand

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Likelihood of your recommending this care provider to others

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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.

08/22/2019
"could not express how satisfied I was with appointment and quality of care."
07/03/2019
"I am very pleased with the care I receive from Dr. Brinster & would recommend him to others in a heart beat."
06/17/2019
"Very professional and caring."
05/22/2019
"The best! Is the best answer!"
05/16/2019
"Dr. Brinster was excellent. Would definitely recommend him."
01/03/2019
"He saved my life!! Nuff said."
12/29/2018
"dr Brinster is very "real" and very relatable."
12/04/2018
"SUPERIOR COMMUNICATION SKILLS TO A COMPLETE UNDERSTANDING BY THE PATIENT"
11/21/2018
"I have recommended Doctor Brinster and his staff to many people."
11/13/2018
"I would strongly recommend him."
08/24/2018
"I trust the doctor and have confidence in him and for sure I would recommend him."
08/11/2018
"Dr. Brinster performed a minimally invasive repair on my mitral valve and ruptured chord around 6 months ago. I am very thankful for his skill and expertise. "
07/27/2018
"The best!"
06/25/2018
"I have already recommended Dr. Brinster to others."
06/22/2018
"I already recommended Dr. Brinster to 2 other people & I highly recommend the hospital to other people."
05/11/2018
"Dr. Brinster and staff are INCREDIBLE. Highly recommend."
03/21/2018
"Dr. Brinster & his team are the best in the business. Words cannot describe how great they were. I am eternally grateful that I was recommended to him for my procedure. #9. Off the charts excellent. "
03/16/2018
"OK."
10/31/2017
"Dr. Brinster is a gem. He seemed a little hurried this visit as opposed to last time."
10/04/2017
"Good."
10/04/2017
"I adore Dr. B_____ - have recommended him enthusiastically a number of times I would never go elsewhere."
09/10/2017
"Wonderful specialist."
09/05/2017
"This was my first meeting with this doctor. His professionalism, concern and friendliness impressed me!"
08/23/2017
"Very professional & knowledgeable."
06/15/2017
"Good."
05/30/2017
"overall a very good experience."
04/06/2017
"So graceful, soft spoken cooperative a pleasure to speak with."
03/30/2017
"In the 3 years & I've been going to Lenox Hill Hosp. I was very pleased."
03/23/2017
"He was wonderful."
10/27/2016
"Very good."
07/25/2016
"Good."
07/20/2016
"Dr. Brinster is a wonderful surgeon he saved my life."
07/14/2016
"Location is too far for me to general health care but for emergencies awesome! Dr. Brinsten & staff saved my life!!!"
06/14/2016
"Could not expected anything better. Very confident with the provider."
06/06/2016
"Very good experience with the provider and staff."
05/09/2016
"Doctor explained procedure to me well and what to expect after."
04/08/2016
"Good experience."
04/07/2016
"The doctor is very professional and I have confidence in him."
03/26/2016
"He listened"
12/08/2015
"I have recommended this doctor and LIJ Lenox Hospital to all - can't give them enough praise!"
09/03/2015
"I was more confused leaving the doctors office, than when I went in."
05/11/2015
"Good."

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