Dr. Michael Brisman
Dr. Michael Brisman is a board certified neurosurgeon in Long Island, New York. He is currently chief of neurosurgery and co-director of the Neuroscience Institute at Winthrop University Hospital as well as surgical director of the Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit. At South Nassau Hospital, Dr. Michael Brisman stands as the chief of Surgical Neuro-Oncology and the co-medical director of the Long Island Gamma Knife®. Dr. Michael Brisman is also the president elect of the New York State Neurosurgical Society and a fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Michael Brisman began his education in the medical field at Harvard University, receiving high honors and an undergraduate degree in Biology. He then received his medical degree at Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons at Columbia University. After this, Dr. Michael Brisman completed a General Surgery internship and Neurological Surgery Residency at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York, obtaining the role of Chief Resident in his final year.
Dr. Brisman specializes in brain disorders along with stereotactic surgery and radiosurgery. He focuses on the use of minimally invasive techniques for treatment of brain disorders, which have become a recent trend in neurosurgery. These minimally invasive techniques create fewer complication rates for patients and allow for shorter hospital stays. Dr. Michael Brisman works in hospitals all over the Tri-State area, mainly at Winthrop University Hospital and South Nassau Communities Hospital.