Michael Brisman, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Michael Brisman

After receiving his undergraduate degree with high honors in Biology from Harvard University, Dr. Brisman obtained his medical degree from Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons. He then completed a General Surgery internship and Neurological Surgery Residency at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City where he was appointed Chief Resident in his final year of residency.

Board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons, Dr. Brisman specializes in the treatment of Trigeminal Neuralgia and Brain Tumors. He served as the Chief of Neurosurgery, and he serves as Co-Director of the Neuroscience Institute at Winthrop University Hospital and the Co-Medical Director of the Long Island Gamma Knife® at South Nassau Communities Hospital. Dr. Brisman formerly served as President of the Nassau County Medical Society and is the President of the New York State Neurosurgical Society.

Dr. Brisman Treats:

  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Hemifacial Spasm
  • Glossopharyngeal Neuralgia
  • Brain Tumors
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Acoustic Neuromas
  • Meningiomas
  • Brain Metastases
  • Gliomas
  • Skull Tumors
  • Brain AVMS

Dr. Brisman is proficient in the use of minimally-invasive, neurosurgical procedures including:

  • Stereotactic Radiosurgery
  • Gamma Knife®
  • CyberKnife®
  • Novalis Tx®
  • Microvascular Decompression
  • Transsphenoidal Surgery
  • Stereotactic-guided Craniotomy
  • Percutaneous Trigeminal Rhizotomy

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Dr. Michael Brisman performed a microvascular decompression surgery on Lisa Gonzalez to treat her trigeminal neuralgia. Lisa has been pain-free since the operation. Learn more here.


Read about one of NSPC’s patient’s story in the spring 2017 Acoustic Neuroma Association newsletter, Eight Years and Counting. Dr. Michael Brisman, a neurosurgeon at NSPC, used Gamma Knife surgery to treat Mr. Barbaro’s acoustic neuroma, eliminating many of the negative side effects that occur after traditional surgery.


Long Island neurosurgeon, Dr. Michael Brisman from NSPC talks about how new technologies and advancements have improved Acoustic Neuroma treatments.


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