Eric J. Hanauer joined the practice in 2002. After graduating as valedictorian from Wantagh High School and receiving his bachelor’s degree in biological sciences from Binghamton University with summa cum laude honors, he attended the State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. He graduated medical school in 1997 with summa cum laude honors and was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha medical honor society.
Dr. Hanauer completed his neurology residency and fellowship in clinical neurophysiology (the study of electrophysiological testing in neurology such as EEG, EMG and evoked potentials) at the University of Rochester. He is a board-certified neurologist with subspecialty board certification in vascular neurology (the study of blood vessel disorders of the brain such as stroke). He sees a wide variety of neurology patients and performs several office procedures including epley maneuvers and occipital nerve blocks.
Dr. Hanauer has a particular interest in stroke and has served as the director of the stroke program at South Nassau Communities Hospital (SNCH) since 2004. He also has been a member of the SNCH ICU committee since 2003 and a member of the medical board since 2008.
Recent awards include America’s Top Physicians (Consumer’s Research Council of America), Top 10 Vascular Neurologist Specialist (Vitals), and Patient’s Choice Award.