Dr. David Chalif, MD

Dr. David Chalif, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 63
Dr. David Chalif, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Manhasset, NY and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine in 1975 and specializes in neurosurgery.

300 Community Dr Fl 4th

Manhasset, NY 11030

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Insurance Accepted

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Capital District Physician's Health Plan (CDPHP)
  • Cigna
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

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Brain Aneurysm
very high
more than 93% of peers
Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
very high
more than 91% of peers
Cerebrovascular Disease
more than 89% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

42  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Aneurysm
  • Brain Cancer
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebral Artery Thrombosis
  • Cerebral Hemorrhage
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cerebrovascular Disease
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epidural Hematoma
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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13  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

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0 Board Actions

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  • University Of Chicago/The Pritzker School Of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 1975
  • New York University Med Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 1980
  • New York University Med Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 1985

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English

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What People Say About Dr. David Chalif, MD
Dr. Chalif is an amazing Doctor, too bad his secretary Jennifer is unkind and rude, no regard for people who have serious condiions, hope she never has one.
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Rita – May 23, 2018
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Dr. Chalif saved my future and gave me back my life! I was diagnosed with a cavernoma on the right temporal that bled into my brain and was having vomit inducing migraines which eventually led to a stroke. I was an otherwise healthy 27 year old woman. Dr. Chalif was not only an excellent surgeon...Read More
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Brittany – Sep 23, 2017
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Dr. Chalif is an amazing Neurosurgeon. This past October, he operated on my father and removed a 4 cm. frontal lobe brain tumor. He agreed to take my father on as a patient and not only arranged transport from another Northwell facility, but also rearranged his schedule just to do the procedure....Read More
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Tina in Bay Shore, NY – Dec 15, 2016
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Dr. Chalif is the reason, I am still alive. I am the only surviving member of my family, to survive a ruptured cerebral aneurysm. My grandfather, my mother, her sister and brother all died from ruptured cerebral aneurysm. Irrespective of all the complications, he had a solution each time, never...Read More
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Priya Mackhrandilall in New York, NY – May 26, 2016
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