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Our offices are now open for in-person appointments. To schedule an appointment with one of our brain or spine experts, please call 1-844-NSPC-DOC. We are now In-Network with The Empire Plan (NYSHIP).

Testimonials

Here's what people are saying about us.
Quality of Life Returned after Surgery for Chronic Back Pain
Read how Dr. Donald Krieff helped John treat his chronic back pain.
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Wouldn’t Want Another Neurosurgeon – Chiari Malformation Treatment
Read why Christopher wouldn't want any other neurosurgeon but Dr. Paolo Bolognese for his Chiari Malformation surgical treatments.
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Brain Aneurysm Treatment Leads to New Outlook
Read how Dr. John Grant made a difference in Lauren's life.
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Laminectomy Treats Nerve Pain from Synovial Cyst
Read Fern’s story about how a laminectomy by Dr. Donald Krieff solved her nerve pain.
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Spinal Fusion Surgery Success
Dr. Sachin Shah performed a spinal fusion to treat the back pain that April Blake had for years. Read more about her story.
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Microvascular Decompression Surgery for Facial Pain
Dr. Michael Brisman performed a microvascular decompression surgery on Lisa Gonzalez to treat her trigeminal neuralgia. Read more of her story.
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Spinal Stenosis Surgery
Dr. Zachariah George provided spinal stenosis surgery to help Richard Hoesten get his life back to normal. Read more about Mr. Hoesten's story.
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Emergency Endovascular Coiling Procedure Saves Life
Dr. Jonathan Brisman performed an emergency procedure to quickly repair a brain aneurysm rupture. Read more about the patient and her success ...
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Herniated Disc Surgery Gives Hope Back to NSPC Patient
A spinal fusion by Dr. William Sonstein allows a patient with severe back pain to get back in the ring — and live the life he wants.
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Acoustic Neuroma Successfully Treated with Gamma Knife by Dr. Michael Brisman
The spring 2017 Acoustic Neuroma Association newsletter details the story of how Dr. Michael Brisman helped an NSPC patient triumph over his ...
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From Subdural Hematoma Surgery to the New York Marathon
Retiree Mr. Jorma Kouki suffered from a subacute subdural hematoma in March 2015. After recovery from surgery by Dr. Robert Holtzman, he ran the ...
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I Am Blessed That Dr. Shah Was On My Meningioma Surgery Medical Team
Denise Kelly explains how lucky and grateful she feels for having NSPC neurosurgeon, Dr Sachin Shah, perform the emergency surgery she needed to ...
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Don’t Live with a Pain in Your Neck or Back
“I started experiencing shocks up and down my arms. Often it would happen after I worked out or sometimes when I was walking. It started out ...
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Occipital Nerve Stimulation Gave This Patient a Migraine-Free Life
For years, Megan suffered from the pain of daily migraines, sometimes having two migraines in a single day. Dr. Brian Snyder, NSPC neurosurgeon ...
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From Daily Pain to Coaching Baseball
Twenty years as a New York City police officer took their toll on Gregory Slator’s back. Still a young man of 50, his low back pain progressed ...
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Her Husband’s Physician Encouraged Her to Get a Painful Lump Checked
Gail Chandler was first introduced to NSPC by her husband who was a patient of Dr. William Sonstein. While waiting for her husband during an ...
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Surgical Treatment for Back Pain Returns One Patient’s Ability to Care for Her Family
Mary Ann Kancza suffered from severe back pain which significantly limited her mobility and ability to tackle everyday tasks. She initially ...
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Life Changing Epilepsy Surgery Brings Relief from Seizures.
Kristian Jensen began experiencing seizures when he was just a young child. After being on a series of medications, he was frustrated that his ...
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High School Athlete, Nicholas Polo, Makes a Strong Recovery Following Brain Tumor Surgery
Sixteen year old Nicholas Polo began experiencing a variety of unusual symptoms while training for high school football season. It started with ...
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Dr. George and Dr. Raj gave him a shot of relief and a pain-free road to recovery.
Larry Monaco lived with chronic back pain and weakness in his legs. When pain consultants could not offer him any more relief, Larry was
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He Gave Me My Life Back And I Owe My Life To Him
Dr. Zachariah George helps Rick return to his normal active life after struggling for many years with degenerative disc disease.
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Successful Lumbar Laminectomy Saves Sue Wien from Wheelchair
Sue Wien suffered terrible back pain from spinal stenosis and could no longer stand, sit, or bend. Faced with the prospect of eventually needing ...
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When No Other Surgeon Would
When Smithtown resident Thomas Rosina injured his back at work, other doctors said he would never work again. Yet, a chance conversation with ...
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When Shocking Facial Pains Keep Coming: Trigeminal Neuralgia Surgery
When Mark Braxton developed intense facial pain that felt like electric shocks, his neurologist diagnosed him with trigeminal neuralgia. He ...
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Shooting Jaw Pain Causes Sleepless Nights: Trigeminal Neuralgia Surgery
When Cira Samuels’ severe shooting trigeminal neuralgia pains kept her awake and destroyed her quality of life, her neurologist provided ...
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Dr. Vaynman’s Scoliosis Surgery Leaves Angela Pain Free
Angela Chowayou went to see Artem Y. Vaynman, M.D., F.A.A.N.S., with terrible pain and hardly able to stand. “Due to my arthritis, my spine ...
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Dr. Vaynman Restores Marcella Dowling’s Ability To Walk, Pain Free
A fall in Marcella Dowling's backyard brought her to her chiropractor and then to Artem Y. Vaynman, M.D., F.A.A.N.S., for spinal surgery. Dr. ...
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Two Patients, One Family: Dr. Sonstein
Karen Martin first consulted William J. Sonstein, M.D., F.A.C.S., when a car accident left her with bulging disks in her neck and lower back. ...
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Dr. Raj, Dr. Sonstein: Best Pain Management Injections, Spinal Surgery
Paul Yovino had a wonderful pain management experience with Madan K. Raj, M.D., and a successful spinal fusion with William J. Sonstein, M.D., ...
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Dr. Vaynman Performs Spinal Fusion On Four Herniated Discs
Frank D’Aurio had chronic pain in his shoulder and hand, as well as nerve damage. When an MRI showed four herniated discs, Frank consulted ...
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Serious Fall Prompts ER Visit
Barbara described that fateful July day leading up to her brain decompression surgery with Ramin Rak, M.D., F.A.A.N.S., a board certified ...
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Successful Cerebral Hemorrhage Surgery With Dr. Rak Leads To Full Recovery
It seemed like an ordinary lunch with friends until Leslie Brook started feeling awful. Her severe headache and cold sweat led her to an ...
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Drs. Jonathan & Michael Brisman Save Angela Wohlfarth’s Life: AVM Surgery
Out of nowhere, Angela Wohlfarth developed life-threatening symptoms of an arteriovenous malformation. Her surgery with Dr. Jonathan L. Brisman ...
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