When disease or trauma affects the brain or spine, NuHealth’s clinical relationship with the North Shore-LIJ Health System ensures that top neurosurgeons are ready 24/7 to repair the damage. As a Level I Trauma Center, Nassau University Medical Center is no stranger to victims of acute head injury. What’s more, as a designated Stroke Center, our dedicated neurosurgical team has extensive experience using the latest surgical techniques and therapies to help minimize the likelihood of long-term disability.

In addition to emergency treatment of brain and spinal injuries, NuHealth’s neurosurgeons treat the complete spectrum of disorders affecting the central nervous system, either at Nassau University Medical Center or at North Shore University Hospital. Conditions treated include:

  • Acute Brain Injury
  • Brain Tumors
  • Central Nervous System Infections
  • Cerebral Hemorrhages
  • Congenital Brain Abnormalities
  • Degenerative Disorders of the Spine
  • Intracerebral Vascular Abnormalities
  • Stroke

For an appointment with a neurosurgeon at Nassau University Medical Center, please call (516) 296-3876.

Clinical Staff
Elizabeth Fontana, MD, Director of Neurosurgery