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Salvatore Insinga, DO

Chief, Division of Neurosurgery
Director, Neurosurgical Spine
Southside Hospital
Director, Neurosurgery, Eastern Sector
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery

Office Locations
North Shore-LIJ Medical Group
270 East Main Street
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Phone: (631) 591-7470
Fax: (631) 591-7461

Cushing Neuroscience Institute
North Shore-LIJ Medical Group
158 East Main Street, Suite 1
Huntington, NY 11743
Phone: (631) 591-7470
Fax: (631) 591-7461
Cushing Neuroscience Institute
North Shore-LIJ Medical Group
611 Northern Blvd., Suite 150
Great Neck, NY 11021
Phone: (516) 325-7000
Fax: (516) 325-7001

Special Interests

  • Minimally Invasive Techniques of the Brain and Spine
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Radiosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Disorders
  • Chiari Malformation

Medical Education

  • New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, Old Westbury, NY, 1993


  • Neurosurgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New Hyde Park, NY, 1993-1999


  • Pediatrics, Winthrop-University Hospital, Mineola, NY, 1999-2000

Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery, Board Eligible


  • New York State Medical Society
  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Osteopathic Association

Primary Hospital Affiliations

  • North Shore University Hospital
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center
  • Forest Hills Hospital
  • Glen Cove Hospital
  • Huntington Hospital
  • Plainview Hospital
  • Southside Hospital
  • Syosset Hospital

Joined North Shore-LIJ Health System: 2005

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Best Doctors 2013

2013 Best Doctors in America® List.

Neurosurgeons and Neurologists from North Shore-LIJ’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute Make the List

Winners of the 2011 Patients' Choice Awards

2013 Patients' Choice Awards

Cushing Neuroscience Institute Physicians Named as Recipients of the 2013 Patients’ Choice Awards!

Continuing education

2014 America's Top Doctors®

CNI Physicians Named in 2014 Castle Connolly's America's Top Doctors.

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.