Dr. Salvatore Palumbo, MD, FACS

Neurosurgeon at Long Island Brain & Spine

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Meet Dr. Salvatore Palumbo, MD, FACS

Dr. Salvatore Palumbo engages a high volume Neurosurgical practice which includes a wide array of cranial surgery for treatment of complex brain tumors. Dr. Palumbo has advanced expertise in spinal surgery and spinal reconstruction for both degenerative and traumatic spinal disorders. His surgical spectrum includes minimally invasive microdiscectomies to multi-level instrumented spinal re-stabilization procedures. He continues to maintain a research involvement in the field of cranial –spinal trauma, and is a participant in a multi-center study.

Dr. Palumbo serves as the Chief of Neurosurgery at St. Joseph Hospital in Bethpage. He also serves as the Director of Neurotrauma at Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip. He was formerly the director of the Spine Center at Southside Hospital – North Shore/LIJ Hospital System. Dr. Palumbo is a Fellow of the American Board of Neurological Surgeons and is a member of the Congress of Neurological Surgeons. He has been appointed Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Other memberships include the North American Spine Society, New York State/County Medical Societies.

The recipient of numerous awards, Dr. Palumbo is recognized as a Top Doctor in America as well as Long Island. While practicing in Pennsylvania, he also received the Outstanding Physicians Award, among other professional recognition's.

Dr. Palumbo received his medical degree from Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia. He completed his General Surgery Internship and Neurosurgery residency at the University of Rochester – Strong Memorial Hospital. There, he also undertook advanced training in complex spinal instrumentation.

Dr. Salvatore Palumbo is a Neurosurgeon with Long Island Brain & Spine.

Directions to our primary location in West Islip, NY

How Dr. Salvatore Palumbo, MD, FACS Can Help You


  • Neurosurgeon


  • Acute Pain
  • Ankylosing Spondylitis
  • Arm Pain
  • Arthritis
  • Brain Tumors
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Chiari Malformation
  • Chronic Pain
  • Degenerative Spinal Conditions
  • Failed Back Surgery Syndrome
  • Foot Drop
  • Foot Pain
  • Fractures
  • Headache/Migraine
  • Herniated Disc/Bulging Disc
  • Leg Pain
  • Lower Back Pain
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain/Neuralgia
  • Osteoporosis
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Piriformis Syndrome
  • Sciatica/Radiculopathy/Leg Pain
  • Scoliosis and Deformity
  • Shoulder 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
  • Interspinous Process Spacers
  • Kyphoplasty/Vertebroplasty
  • Laminectomy
  • Laminoplasty
  • Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
  • Lumbar Corpectomy
  • Lumbar Spine Fusion
  • 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
  • Scoliosis Surgery
  • Spinal Cord Surgery
  • Spinal Decompression
  • Spine Surgery
  • Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF)
  • Upper Back/Thoracic Spine Surgery

Accolades for Dr. Salvatore Palumbo, MD, FACS

Professional Distinctions

  • Fellow, American College of Surgeons
  • Director, Spine Center at Southside Hospital
  • Director, Spine Center at North Shore/LIJ Hospital System
  • Director, Spine Center at Good Samaritan Hospital, West Islip

Professional Affiliations

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • American College of Surgeons
  • Member, Congress of Neurological Surgeons
  • North American Spine Society
  • New York State/County Medical Societies

Board Certifications

  • Diplomate, American Board of Neurological Surgery

Office Information for Dr. Salvatore Palumbo, MD, FACS

1175 Montauk Highway Suite 6 West Islip, NY 11795 Driving Directions

Primary Location

1175 Montauk Highway
Suite 6
West Islip, NY 11795

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