Department of Neurosurgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center
New Hyde Park, New York 11040
The Department of Neurosurgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center is part of the Northwell Health Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery, one of the New York metropolitan area’s largest providers of neurosurgical care.
With physicians on call at all hours of the day and inpatient physician assistant coverage around the clock, we make sure patients get rapid, expert care for their neurosurgical and neurological conditions. Our specialists treat a wide variety of disorders and diseases, including brain tumors, spinal disorders, epilepsy and traumatic brain injury.
Our specialists are equipped with the knowledge and technology necessary to provide the following services:
- Functional neurosurgery, including deep brain stimulation (DBS)
- Shunt implant surgery
- Vagus nerve stimulation
- Stereotactic radiosurgery
- Image guided surgery systems
- Cranial surgery for tumors and trauma
- Spine surgery, including minimally invasive
- General surgical ICU
The Department of Neurosurgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center has the following diagnostic capabilities:
CT and MRI technicians are on call 24/7 for emergencies.
Long Island Jewish Medical Center is one of four hospitals neurosurgery residents rotate through. The residency program is an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME)-approved neurosurgery residency with a significant research component.
Our residents are exposed to a rewarding educational experience with a diverse caseload, with special exposure to pediatric neurosurgery.
Residents rotate through four sites during training:
- North Shore University Hospital
- Long Island Jewish Medical Center
- Cohen Children's Medical Center
- Lenox Hill Hospital
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