Salvatore J. Palumbo, MD, FAANS, 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 recognitions.

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.


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