Justin Michael Thomas, MD, Appointed as Attending Neurosurgeon at Southside Hospital
BAY SHORE, NY – Southside Hospital’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute today announced that Justin Michael Thomas, MD, has been appointed as attending neurosurgeon and assistant professor of neurosurgery at the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine.
Dr. Thomas, an Islip native, received his medical degree from the New York University School of Medicine and completed his internship and residency in neurosurgery at the University at Buffalo Neurosurgery (UBNS).
His clinical interests include endoscopic intracranial and skull base neurosurgery; brain and spine tumors; hydrocephalus; Chiari malformation; degenerative spine disease; and minimally invasive spine surgery.
“We are delighted to have Dr. Thomas on our neurosurgical team at Southside Hospital,” said Steven A. Rosen, MD, medical director of the hospital’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute. “His vast clinical expertise will offer residents of western Suffolk County state-of-the-art neurosurgical care right in their own neighborhood.”
Dr. Thomas said he was excited to return to his hometown on Long Island.
“I am thrilled to be a part of the continuing growth and development of Southside Hospital. It is a privilege to return home and provide the highest level of neurosurgical care to the local community.”
To schedule an appointment with Dr. Thomas, call 631-591-7470 or go to neurocni.com.
About Southside Hospital’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute
Southside Hospital’s Cushing Neuroscience Institute, which partnered with North Shore-LIJ’s Neurosciences program in 2007, includes all aspects of neurological and neurosurgical disease treatment, including a level III epilepsy center that is certified by the National Association of Epilepsy Centers, a New York State Designated Stroke Center which received the Gold Plus Award for outstanding stroke care from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, a comprehensive pain management program and sleep center. For more information about Southside Hospital, visit northshorelij.com or call 631-968-3172.