Donald Krieff, DO, FACOS
Donald S. Krieff, DO, FACOS, is a board certified neurosurgeon at Neurological Surgery P.C. based in West Islip, NY with nearly 20 years of experience. Dr. Krieff received his undergraduate degree in Biological Science from Florida International University and obtained his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University of the Health Sciences. He served his internship at Palmetto General Hospital and then completed his neurological surgery residency at Long Island Jewish Medical Center. In his last year of training, Dr. Krieff served as Neurological Surgery Chief Resident at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital-Manhasset. Upon completion of his training in 1998, Dr. Krieff began his neurosurgery practice in Fort Lauderdale, FL as a primary neurosurgeon at Broward General Medical Center. During the subsequent five years, Dr. Krieff developed expertise in treating traumatic brain injury as well as complex spinal injuries requiring stabilization and instrumentation. He served as the Chief of Neurosurgery at Broward General from 2000 until his move back to Long Island in 2003. After relocating to Long Island, Dr. Krieff was appointed Chief of Neurosurgery at Nassau University Medical Center, Nassau County’s busiest Level I trauma center. Dr. Krieff has received several honors including First-place ranking in achievements with the Annual Clinical Assembly of Osteopathic Specialists and American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, Recipient of the “Annual Resident Achievement Award”, and Recipient of the “Robert C. Erwin Literary Achievement Award”. Throughout his career he has been involved in training medical students and residents. Dr. Krieff has been a member of the American Osteopathic Board of Surgery, a Fellow in the American College of Osteopathic Surgeons, and a current member of the AMA and AOA.