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Neuroscience Nursing Symposium

Neuroscience Nursing Symposium

Please join us for the Neuroscience Nursing Symposium: Exploring the Brain from the Inside Out, on Thursday, April 3, 2014. Click on the image above for the brochure.

Department of Neurosurgery

Department of Neurosurgery

Brain Tumor Center Physicians


Michael Schulder, MD Michael Schulder, MD, FAANS
Vice Chair and Residency Program Director, NeurosurgeryDirector, Brain Tumor CenterCo-Director, Center for Stereotactic Radiosurgery and Stereotactic Radiation TherapyVice Chair and Professor, Neurosurgery
Manhasset Office: (516) 562-3065


David Chailf, MD David J. Chalif, MD, FACS
Director, Neurovascular Neurosurgery North Shore University Hospital Co-Director, Brain Aneurysm Center Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Manhasset Office
: (516) 562-3059


Amir Dedashti Amir R. Dehdashti, MD, FACS
Director, Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery Research
North Shore University Hospital
Associate Professor of Neurosurgery
Manhasset Office: (516) 562-3026
Alexix M. Demopoulos, MD

Alexis M. Demopoulos, MD
Director, Neuro-Oncology
North Shore University Hospital
Assistant Professor, Neurology
Manhasset Office: (516) 562-3065


Mark B. Eisenberg, MD Mark B. Eisenberg, MD
Chief, Neurosurgery
Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Director, Skull Base Center
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
Great Neck Office: (516) 773-7737
Lynbrook Office: (516) 876-7150


Peter M. Farmer Peter M. Farmer, MD
Attending Pathologist
Associate Professor, Pathology
Lake Success Office: (516) 304-7239
Maged M. Ghaly, MD Maged M. Ghaly, MD
Attending Physician
Bay Shore Office: (718)/(516) 470-7190
Salvatore Insinga, MD Salvatore Insinga, DO
Director, Division of Neurosurgery, Southside Hospital
Director, Neurosurgery, Eastern Sector
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
Bay Shore Office: (631) 591-7470
Huntington Office: (631)
Great Neck Office: (516) 325-7000

Robert G. Kerr, MD, PhD, FRCPSC Robert G. Kerr, MD, PhD, FRCPSC
Attending Neurosurgeon
Assistant Professor, Neurosurgery
Huntington Office: (631) 351-4840


Jonathan Knisely, MD Jonathan Knisely, MD
Chief and Co-Director for Radiosurgery andStereotactic Radiation Therapy, Radiation Medicine
North Shore University Hospital
Associate Professor, Radiation Medicine
Manhasset Office: (516) 470-7190
Jian Yi (Jim) Li, MD, PhD Jian Yi (Jim) Li, MD, PhD
Director, Neuropathology, Brain Tumor Center
Co-Director, Neuropathology
Department of Pathology and Lab Medicine
Assistant Professor, Pathology
Lake Success Office: (516) 304-7240
Danijela Levacic, MD   Danijela Levacic, MD
North Shore University Hospital
Assistant Professor of Neurology
Manhasset Office: (516) 562-30650
Raj K. Narayan, MD Raj K. Narayan, MD, FACS
Professor and Chair, Department of Neurosurgery
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
Senior Vice President and Executive Director
Cushing Neuroscience Institute
Manhasset Office: (516) 562-3816



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