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Dr. Harold Rekate announces the opening of the Hypothalamic Hamartoma Center Click here to read the press release.

New York Chapter
Chiari Malformation:
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Dr. Salvatore Insinga


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

*Actively Practicing
Neurological Surgery* Dr Salvatore Insinga | Neurosurgeon
Hospital Affiliations  
*Actively Practicing
North Shore University Hospital*
  • Forest Hills Hospital*
  • Franklin Hospital*
  • Glen Cove Hospital*
  • Huntington Hospital*
  • Long Island Jewish Medical Center*
  • Plainview Hospital*
  • Southside Hospital
  • Syosset Hospital*
Medical School
DO - New York College of Osteopathic Medicine
Transitional - Long Beach Medical Center - New York
Neurosurgery - Long Island Jewish Medical Center
Neurosurgery - Winthrop University Hospital
Business Office

The Chiari Institute
611 Nothern Boulevard
Suite 150
Great Neck, NY 11021

Tel: 516.570.4400
Fax: 516.570.4444

Accepting New Patients
Patient Office(s)    

The Chiari Institute
611 Nothern Boulevard
Suite 150
Great Neck, NY 11021

Physician's Standard Office Hours
Wednesday 9:00AM - 5:00PM
Thursday 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Tel: 516.570.4400
Fax: 516.570.4444
Southside Hospital-Dept of Neurosurgery
North Shore-LIJ Medical Group
270 East Main Street
Bay Shore, NY 11706
Tel: 631. 591.7470
Fax: 631.591.7461

Huntington Medical Group, PC
Cushing Neuroscience Institute
North Shore-LIJ Medical Group
158 East Main Street, Suite 1
Huntington, NY 11743

Tel: 631.591.7470
Fax: 631.591.7461
Languages Spoken by Physician Italian
Interpretation Services Available for All Languages
Sign Language Interpretation Services Available in Office
Office(s) Handicap Accessible
Payment Methods Accepted Cash, Check, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, American Express
Insurance Plans Accepted*
  • Aetna Inc
  • AmeriChoice by UHC - Medicaid Managed Care
  • Atlantis Health Plan - HMO
  • Cigna
  • Empire BCBS
  • Empire Medicare 855R - Empire Medicare
  • GHI Medicare 855I - GHI Medicare
  • GHI Medicare Group 855R - GHI Medicare
  • HIP
  • NYS Medicaid
  • Oxford
  • Railroad Medicare - Railroad Medicare
  • United HealthCare

* The status of physicians within plans is subject to change. Please check with your insurance provider for the most current information.

Salvatore Insinga, D.O. is a neurosurgeon who joined the North Shore-LIJ Health System in 2005, and joined TCI in 2008. Dr. Insinga attended New York University as an undergraduate then went onto medical training at New York College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Insinga did his surgical and neurosurgical training at LIJ Medical Center. Following his training Dr. Insinga was a fellow at Winthrop University Hospital and worked at the Saint Barnabas Health Care System in Livingston, New Jersey for 5 years. Dr. Insinga is a member of the New York State Medical Society, Congress of Neurological Surgeons, and the American Osteopathic Association.

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  - Physicians & Staff  
  - Harold L. Rekate, M.D.  
  - Roger W. Kula, M.D.  
  - Salvatore Insinga, D.O.  

The Chiari Institute specializes in treating patients with Chiari Malformation and Syringomyelia.

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