A Welcome Message From The Director

Thank you for your interest in the Stroke and Brain Aneurysm Center of Long Island. Our stroke care program at Good Samaritan Hospital Medical Center and Catholic Health Services of Long Island has attracted a diverse group of national experts.

We are dedicated to treating a wide range of cerebrovascular pathology with a particular focus on brain aneurysms and stroke. All of us are committed to helping you navigate through the difficult diagnoses of stroke and brain aneurysm, and being next to you in your path to recovery.

About us

  • Diseases
  • Brain aneurysms
  • Ischemic stroke
  • Hemorrhagic stroke
  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage
  • Brain and spine arteriovenous malformations
  • Brain and spine dural arteriovenous fistulas
  • Cerebral cavernous malformations
  • Carotid stenosis
  • Intracranial vascular disease
  • Moyamoya
  • Brain and spinal tumors
  • Epistaxis

*Educational videos are the intellectual property of various health care providers. The Stroke & Brain Aneurysm Center of Long Island does not support one provider over another. 

Meet Dr. Bekelis

  • Dr. Bekelis