Stephen Burstein, M.D., F.A.C.S.

Dr. Stephen Burstein

Stephen D. Burstein, M.D., F.A.C.S., is a senior partner at Neurological Surgery, P.C. In addition to his activities in neurosurgery, he has a special interest and expertise in surgical and nonsurgical treatment of the spine, second opinions, and independent insurance examinations. Dr. Burstein is a graduate of the University of Michigan and the State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, New York where he was president of Alpha Omega Alpha honor society. He completed a surgical internship at Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland, and a fellowship in Neurological Surgery at the Mayo Clinic Foundation, Rochester, Minnesota.

He also received a masters degree in neurosurgery from the University of Minnesota. Dr. Burstein served as a Lieutenant in the United States Navy Medical Corps. in the U.S. and overseas and battalion surgeon in the 3rd and 5th Marine divisions. A member of numerous prestigious medical societies and organizations, Dr. Burstein has been the recipient of many notable and distinguished honors and awards. He plays an active role in establishing medical policies and medical legal issues for neurosurgeons.

Dr. Burstein has taught numerous postgraduate courses and made significant contributions to academic literature. He is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery. He is the former Chief of Neurosurgery at South Nassau Communities Hospital and Franklin General Hospital. Dr. Burstein is past president of the New York State Neurosurgical Society and formerly Executive Director of the New York State Neurosurgical Society.

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