Dr. William Sonstein, MD

Dr. William Sonstein, MD

Neurosurgery  ·  
Male  ·  
Age 52
Dr. William Sonstein, MD is a neurosurgery specialist in Rockville Centre, NY and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from TEMPLE UNIV SCH OF MED in 1991 and specializes in neurosurgery.

100 Merrick Rd Ste 128W

Rockville Centre, NY 11570

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Spine Disorders
more than 74% of peers
Spinal Stenosis
more than 72% of peers
more than 68% of peers

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1  Specialties

  • Neurosurgery

1  Board Certifications

  • Neurosurgery
    Accredited by: American Board of Neurological Surgery*

36  Conditions Treated

  • Bone Cancer
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain and Nervous System Cancer (incl. Gliomas, Astrocytoma, Schwannoma, Medulloblastoma, Chordoma)
  • Brain Disorders
  • Broken Neck
  • Cancer
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak (CSF Leak)
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chiari's Deformity
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Ear Disorders
  • Epilepsy
  • Fracture
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Spine Fracture
  • Meningiomas
  • Myelopathy
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Secondary Malignancies
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Subdural Hemorrhage
  • Thoracic Spine Fracture
  • Thrombosis
  • Vascular Disease
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13  Procedures

  • Brain Surgery
  • Craniectomy, Craniotomy, Surgery of Skull Base, Neuroendoscopy
  • Dural Repair or Other Spinal Cord Repair
  • Herniated Disc Surgery
  • Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
  • Lamina Procedures (incl. Laminectomy, Laminoplasty, Laminotomy)
  • Neuroplasty
  • Neurostimulation
  • Spinal Compression Fracture Repair
  • Spinal Cord Stimulation
  • Spinal Fusion
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Reconstructive Surgery for Deformities

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.


    Medical School | Graduated 1991

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

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Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Italian
  • Spanish

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What People Say About Dr. William Sonstein, MD
Should of went to sonnstein when he told my daughter his Dx. She’s 18 and picked Dr in the city. Biggest mistake of her life. The titanium he put in wrong popped a hole in her-esophagus 15 hrs tube feeding and diverticulum in throat. Did my husbands two surgeries no problem. Would see him over all...Read More
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Hillary kleiner in Ny – Apr 10, 2018
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Dr. Sonstein performed crevical fusion for me in 2011...6 years later because of him I am still practicing dentistry. With Thanks Barry K Borger DDS
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Barry K Borger DDS in Hewlett, NY – May 14, 2017
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I felt very rushed & was made to feel stupid with my questions....his eye rolling attitude really turned me off & I will Never go back there, even to his college he recommended!!! Why would I? To feel stupid again........the staff needs to learn how to keep their mouths shut or their opinions to...Read More
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Angie in Westbury, NY 11590 – Jan 28, 2016
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I have been a patient of Dr. Sonstein's for over 10 years. Whether it was pre-surgery, surgery, or post surgery, he has taken care of me to my highest satisfaction. He is kind, caring, and knowledgeable, He is not an alarmist, is not, surgery happy, and has many treatment options. Teresa, handles...Read More
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Amy Wallach in Howard Beach, NY – Jan 28, 2016
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