Russell Surasky, FAAN

Russell Surasky, FAAN

Neurology  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 36
Russell Surasky, FAAN is a neurology specialist in Great Neck, NY and has been practicing for 9 years. He graduated from New York College of Osteopathic Medicine / New York Institute of Technology in 2009 and specializes in neurology and addiction medicine.Read his story

15 Barstow Rd

Great Neck, NY 11021

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  • EmblemHealth
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Oxford Health Plans
  • UnitedHealthCare
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Spine Disorders
more than 5% of peers
Diabetic Polyneuropathy
more than 5% of peers
Inflammatory and Toxic Neuropathy
more than 5% of peers

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Russell Surasky's bio

This content was provided by Russell Surasky "Dr. Russell Surasky, FAAN, ABAM is board certified in both neurology and addiction medicine. He is the only physician in New York having this combination of qualifications. Dr. Surasky completed his internship in internal medicine at Mount Sinai Queens Hospital Center and his residency in neurology at North Shore University Hospital. Dr. Surasky's primary focus in practice is addiction medicine. Utilizing unique medication protocols individualized to each patient, he provides specialized treatment for opiate, benzodiazepine, and alcohol addiction. This unique approach has helped thousands of patients rapidly achieve and sustain their sobriety. Dr. Surasky is one of the most experienced providers in New York State of Vivitrol, a once monthly injection which blocks addictive narcotics and alcohol from entering the brain. This has achieved rapid and long sustained success in so many patients, including many who have failed multiple prior treatment attempts. Dr. Surasky maintains hospital privileges at North Shore University Hospital of Manhasset, Plainview, and Syosset as well as Long Island Jewish Hospital in New Hyde Park. Actively involved in the medical community, Dr. Surasky is a member of several professional organizations, including: American Academy of Neurology, American Society of Addiction Medicine and the Nassau County Medical Society. He serves as the chief physician and consultant to multiple addiction centers on Long Island. His private practice, The Surasky Neurologic Center for Addiction is in Great Neck, New York."


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2  Specialties

  • Neurology
  • Addiction Medicine

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurology
    Accredited by: American Board of Psychiatry & Neurology*

32  Conditions Treated


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4  Procedures

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for New York.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • New York College of Osteopathic Medicine / New York Institute of Technology
    Medical School | Graduated 2009
  • Queens Hospital Center-Internal Medicine
    Internship Hospital | Completed
  • North Shore/Long Island Jewish
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Russell Surasky has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Russell Surasky's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Russell Surasky to family and friends
50 total reviews (38 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (50)

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Russell Surasky's Performance

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  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    10 to 15 minutes

Patient Comments (38)

Dr. Surasky has changed my life. With his expertise, understanding and care, I have been able to identify and overcome issues that have been plaguing me for years. His knowledge of what treatments are needed to best suit my needs is matched by his attentiveness and care. I would recommend him to...more
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Doctor Surasky is one of the most professional, patient, best doctors I came across in my life. He is kind, caring and treats his patients with out most respect, no matter who they are, what problems they have and does everything in his power to put his patients first. If you need help with an...more
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Dr Surasky is amazing, I have never had a Dr understand my situation better then he does and he is helping me get my life back, I owe him everything!!
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Dr. Surasky is the person to see for pain free drug withdrawal. He is the doctor to see to regain your life back from drugs. I brought my nephew to Dr. Surasky. After his first shot of Vivitrol he was instantly free from his Heroin craving. I urge anyone to call his office to save a loved ones...more
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Dr. Surasky is a great guy. I think he may have just saved my life. He uses non opioid medication to fix withdrawal symptoms while your body continues to heal. It's better than Suboxone it's better than methadone. Don't hesitate to go see him.
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