Dr. Salvatore Insinga, MD

Dr. Salvatore Insinga, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 54
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Dr. Salvatore Insinga, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Great Neck, NY and has been practicing for 25 years. He graduated from New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology in 1993 and specializes in neurosurgery, cerebrovascular neurosurgery, and more.

611 Northern Blvd # 150

Great Neck, NY 11021

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Cigna
  • Commercial Insurance Company
  • EmblemHealth
  • Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • HealthFirst
  • Humana
  • 5 More

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Insinga performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Cerebral Hemorrhage
high
more than 84% of peers
Hydrocephalus
normal
more than 77% of peers
Brain Disorders
normal
more than 70% of peers

Dr. Insinga's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

4  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery
  • Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery
  • Neurological Skull Base Surgery
  • Neurological Spine Reconstructive Surgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Surgery*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Acoustic Neuroma
  • Aneurysm
  • Bone Cancer
  • 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
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Cranial Trauma
  • Craniopharyngioma
  • 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
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Normal Pressure Hydrocephalus
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pituitary Gland Cancer
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spina Bifida
  • Spinal Cord Injury
  • Spinal Cord Tumor
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Stroke
  • Subarachnoid Hemorrhage
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Thrombosis
  • Torticollis
  • Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Vascular Disease
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24  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.

Education

  • NY Coll Osteo Med
    Undergraduate School | Graduated
  • New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine, New York Institute Of Technology
    Medical School | Graduated 1993

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Insinga has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Insinga's Reviews

3.8
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Insinga to family and friends
11 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (11)

  • 5
    (7)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (0)
  • 2
    (0)
  • 1
    (3)

Dr. Insinga's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

For 3 yrs I've had head issues, saw many specialists, different diagnosis given. Recently a cervical mri showed herniated disc. I was referred to Dr Insinga. He confirmed herniations, listened to my complaints, answered all my questions, & diagnosed my head issues, not disc related, but opcipital...more
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I saw dr. Insinga for evaluation for Baclofen pump. He said I was a candidate and I fell reassured and confident. I was clearly informed that I would hear from him re the next step. The call never came. Therefore, he gets a zero rating. Maybe your luck will be better. He wore a fancy Rolex and a...more
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Dr Insinga did my first decompression for Chiari Malformation, I recovered beautifully with no complications. I'm about to have a second surgery with him in about a month. I'm confident in his surgical talents and wouldn't want anyone else besides him. He's honest with you and I can tell he...more
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Dr. Insinga is an intelligent man that seems like he cares when you're in front of him but 2 brain surgeries later, I can't get him to return calls, emails, etc! I've been dealing with this and these are very important health issues that I need answers for. I would not go back to him for a third...more
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