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Harold L. Rekate, MD, FACS, FAAP

Director, The Chiari Institute
Director, Hypothalamic Hamartoma Center
Professor of Neurosurgery

Office Location
The Chiari Institute
611 Northern Boulevard, Suite 150
Great Neck, NY 11021
Phone: (516) 570-4400
Fax: (516) 570-4444

Special Interests

  • Chiari Malformations types 1 and 2
  • Congenital Neurosurgical Conditions Regardless of Age
  • Hypothalamic Hamartoma
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Pseudotumor Cerebri
  • Spina Bifida
  • Surgical Management of Epilepsy

Undergraduate Education

  •  BS, Duke University, Durham, NC, 1962-1966

Medical Education

  • Medical College of Virginia, Richmond, VA, 1966-1970


  • General Surgery, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, 1971-1972
  • Neurosurgery, University Hospitals of Cleveland, Cleveland, OH, 1972-1972, 1974-1978
  • Major, Medical Corps, United States Army, Fort Benning, GA, Honorable Discharge, 1972-1974

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery, 1980
  • Pediatric Neurological Surgery, 1997


  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Society of Pediatric Neurosurgeons
  • International Society of Pediatric Neurosurgery
  • International Society for Research in Hydrocephalus and Cerebrospinal Fluid

Primary Hospital Affiliations

  • North Shore University Hospital
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Joined North Shore-LIJ Health System: 2011

View Dr. Harold L. Rekate's full curriculum vitae.

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