Neurosurgery

Nassau University Medical Center provides exceptional care and treatment for a broad range of neurosurgical conditions― including trauma, tumors, and degenerative spine disease. Our operating room is a state-of-the-art facility that’s fully equipped to support intricate surgery on both the brain and the spine. In the critical period after surgery, our ICU’s post-operative caregivers ensure that patients receive careful and continuous nervous-system monitoring.

What We Treat:

  • Traumatic Brain and Spinal Cord Injury
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Brain Tumors
  • Pituitary Tumors
  • Spinal Cord Tumors
  • Herniated Discs
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Deformities


Types of Treatment:

  • Craniotomies
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Ventriculoperitoneal Shunting
  • Transsphenoidal Resection
  • Lumbar Microdiscectomies


What to Expect:

  • Thoughtful discussion of your condition and the treatment options available
  • Personalized treatment plan
  • Access to cutting-edge diagnostic and treatment options

To learn more, or to consult with a neurosurgeon, call (516) 572-6703.

Clinical Staff
Dr. Elizabeth Fontana, MD, Director of Neurosurgery