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Dr. Kevin J. Mullins, MD, FAANS, FACS

Dr. Kevin J. Mullins, MD, FAANS, FACS

Neurosurgeon at Long Island Brain & Spine

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Meet Dr. Kevin J. Mullins, MD, FAANS, FACS

Dr. Kevin J. Mullins is a board certified neurosurgeon who specializes in the management of spinal and cranial disorders. In July 2013, Dr. Mullins was named the Chairman of the Neurosciences Service Line at Catholic Health Services (CHS) of Long Island, which is comprised of six acute care hospitals, three nursing homes, a regional home care and hospice network, and a community-based agency for persons with special needs. CHS has identified neuroscience as a critical service line, and Dr. Mullins leads the planning and implementation of strategic initiatives for this program.

Dr. Mullins is the Chief of Neurosurgery and Director of Neurosurgical Services at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center, a position he has held since 2000. He previously served as the Chief of Neurosurgery for Southside Hospital from 2000-2010, and Director of the Harvey Cushing Neuroscience Institute at Southside Hospital from 2005-2010.

Since 2005, Dr. Mullins has been annually named one of the Best Doctors in America. He was also named Long Island’s Top Neurosurgeon by the Long Island Business News (2007), and received the "Patients’ Choice Award" in 2010. Dr. Mullins is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons and a member of numerous local and national medical and neurosurgical societies including the American Association of Neurological Surgeons and the Congress of Neurological Surgeons.

Dr. Mullins obtained his undergraduate degree from Bucknell University, where he graduated cum laude, and his medical degree with high honors from the University of Rochester School of Medicine. He completed his general surgery internship and residency in neurological surgery at the University of Rochester, and obtained advanced training in spine surgery at the University of Pittsburgh. Dr. Mullins was a Clinical Associate in Neurological Surgery at Massachusetts General Hospital prior to returning to Long Island where he grew up.

Dr. Mullins has performed over 4,500 neurosurgical operations and specializes in the management of neck and back problems. Patients undergo a comprehensive evaluation, with most being managed with non-operative interventions such as physical therapy or pain management. For a minority of patients who require surgery, Dr. Mullins performs a full spectrum of surgical procedures that range from minimally invasive to complex spinal reconstruction. Dr. Mullins also has extensive experience in the surgical and radiosurgical management of primary and metastatic brain tumors.

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West Islip, NY

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How Dr. Kevin J. Mullins, MD, FAANS, FACS Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Brain Tumors
  • Cervical Spine Disorders
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Coccydynia
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Foot Drop
  • Foot Pain
  • Fractures
  • Headache/Migraine
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Joint Pain
  • Kyphosis
  • Leg Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Muscle Pain
  • Muscle Strain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain/Neuralgia
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Spinal Cord Injuries
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spinal Tumors
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Sports Injuries
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Whiplash


  • Annulus Repair
  • Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
  • Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion (ACDF)
  • Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (ALIF)
  • Anterior/Posterior Lumbar Fusion
  • Bone Graft Substitutes
  • Bracing
  • Disc Surgery/Replacement
  • Dynamic Lumbar Stabilization
  • Endoscopic Microdiscectomy
  • Exercise
  • Interspinous Process Spacers
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion
  • Microdiscectomy/Microdecompression
  • Minimally Invasive Surgery
  • Neck/Cervical Spine Surgery
  • Nerve Testing
  • Posterior Cervical Discectomy
  • Posterior Cervical Foraminotomy
  • Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion (PLIF)
  • Posterolateral Lumbar Fusion
  • Reconstructive/Revision Spine Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spine Surgery
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • Upper Back/Thoracic Spine Surgery

Accolades for Dr. Kevin J. Mullins, MD, FAANS, FACS

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Chief of Neurosurgery - Good Samaritan Hospital
  • Chief of Neurosurgery - Southside Hospital
  • Director of the Institute of Neuroscience - Southside Hospital

Professional Affiliations

  • Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Medical Association

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Kevin J. Mullins, MD, FAANS, FACS

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1175 Montauk Highway
Suite 6
West Islip, NY 11795
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901 Old Country Rd.
Plainview, NY 11803
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110 East Main St.
Suite 2B
Huntington, NY 11724
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4681 Veterans Memorial Highway
Holbrook, NY 11741
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