About NYC Back Pain Dr. Brisson
Selected by Castle Connolly as one of New York Metro’s Top Doctors for 10 years in a row, Dr. Brisson has been helping his patients relieve their back pain for over 25 years. He has been acknowledged as the best Back Pain Doctor (Dr.) in NYC and has been highlighted on the cover of the Best Doctors in New York issue.
Dr. Brisson’s approach to back care is conservative, and he typically starts with non-invasive treatments like physical therapy and rehabilitation exercises before turning to surgical procedures. He is actively involved with his patients, taking time to evaluate their overall health and medical history while determining the best course of treatment. The decision to undergo back surgery is complex and often fraught with anxiety. Dr. Brisson makes sure his patients understand their options and know what to expect during treatment. If surgery is needed, he and his staff are available before, during, and after the operation to answer questions and offer advice.
Assisting Dr. Brisson is the knowledgeable physician assistant, Theresa Giammarino. He also collaborates with the top back specialists in their field, from physical therapists to other orthopedic experts, to make sure patients get the very best care.
Dr. Brisson received his M.D. from the University of Montreal’s School of Medicine. He has completed a broad range of post-graduate training, including Residencies in General and Orthopedic Surgery at McGill University’s Teaching Hospital Network, a Fellowship for Spinal Surgery at New York’s Hospital for Joint Diseases, and a Fellowship for Spinal Surgery at Buffalo General Hospital, where he worked with pioneering spinal surgeon Dr. Edward D. Simmons.
Highly respected in his field, Dr. Brisson currently serves as the Director of Spinal Surgery at New York Downtown Hospital. He is certified by the American Board of Orthopedic Surgery.