Comprehensive care you can count on
Our multidisciplinary team includes neurosurgeons, neurologists, neurocritical care doctors and physicians and nurses who work together to coordinate your treatment. We have round-the-clock access to emergency care, and Northwell Health is home to the first American College of Surgeons-verified level 1 trauma center in the downstate region. The Northwell Health Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery has Long Island’s largest neuro-ICU at North Shore University Hospital, with16 beds staffed with neurointensivists, physician assistants and nurse practitioners. We are part of Long Island’s only health system to provide 24/7 telestroke and tele-ICU coverage, giving you access to highly specialized experts at any time.
North Shore University Hospital was the first hospital on Long Island and one of four in New York state to receive advanced certification as a Comprehensive Stroke Center (CSC), earning the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark in recognition of its ability to receive and treat the most complex stroke cases. Multiple hospitals within Northwell Health have been credited by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers (NAEC) as Level 3 and 4 epilepsy centers, providing patients with complex forms of intensive neurodiagnostic monitoring and extensive medical and neuropsychological services.
Conditions we treat
The Northwell Health Institute for Neurology and Neurosurgery has specialists who can handle a broad spectrum of neurological and neurosurgical conditions, including:
- Arteriovenous malformation (AVM)
- Back and neck pain
- Brain and spine tumors
- Carotid stenosis
- Cerebral hemorrhage
- Movement disorders
- Normal pressure hydrocephalus
- Scoliosis, kyphosis and other spinal deformities
- Skull base tumors
- Spine disorders
- Trigeminal neuralgia
- Traumatic Brain Injury
We are proud to offer the best surgical and nonsurgical treatment options to those with neurological conditions. Some of the advanced treatments we offer include:
Research and clinical trials
In conjunction with the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, we maximize research opportunities and patient access to clinical trials, and train future clinicians and scientists, allowing our patients to receive the most advanced treatments. We also have the only neurosurgical training program on Long Island.