“It is a commonly held belief that technical skill and bedside manner are mutually exclusive traits in a physician. We have debunked that theory by demonstrating the highest level of both abilities when it comes to patient care.”

Dr. David Estin

About Dr. David Estin

Dr. Estin graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Human Biology from Brown University, magna cum laude.  He received his Doctor of Medicine degree from the New York University School of Medicine and was admitted to Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society.  He then completed an Internship in Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, an affiliate of Harvard Medical School.  His Neurological Surgery residency was undertaken at Tufts University, serving as chief resident at Tufts and at Beth Israel Deaconess.  Dr. Estin is board certified by the American Board of Neurological Surgery and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons as well as the American Association of Neurological Surgeons.  He is an Instructor of Neurological Surgery at Columbia University.

Dr. Estin specializes in the treatment of brain tumors and spinal disorders.  He has particular expertise in the use of endoscopic techniques to remove pituitary tumors at the base of the brain through the nose.

He commonly employs advanced technology such as image guidance and stereotactic radiosurgery (i.e. Gammaknife, Cyberknife, Tomotherapy) in the treatment brain tumors and trigeminal neuralgia.

Spinal disorders are routinely approached using minimally invasive techniques, including the use of tubular portals for microdiscectomy, spinal stenosis, spinal fusion and spinal tumors.  He also has special expertise in artificial disc replacement in the cervical spine.

With his main office in central New Jersey and a faculty appointment at Columbia, Dr. Estin has helped establish a center of excellence in the communities of Monmouth and Ocean counties.

Hospital Privileges

In addition to working out of our Toms River and West Long Branch offices, Dr. Estin has the ability to treat and admit patients at the following area hospitals.

Dr. Jonathan H. Lustgarten

Meet Dr. David Estin

Honors & Awards

See what Dr. Estin has accomplished over the years.

Awards

Top Doctors, New Jersey Monthly Magazine for the past 5 years
The Best Doctors in America: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
America’s Top Surgeons
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Sigma Xi Scientific Honor Society
Lida Shaw King Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Biology, Brown University

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    Patients' Choice

    This recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients.

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    Compassionate Doctor

    This honor is granted based on a physician’s overall and bedside manner scores.

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    Patients' Choice 5 Year Award

    This recognition is granted to doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row.

Awards
Top Doctors, New Jersey Monthly Magazine for the past 5 years
The Best Doctors in America: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
America’s Top Surgeons
Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
Sigma Xi Scientific Honor Society
Lida Shaw King Prize for Outstanding Achievement in Biology, Brown University

Patients’ Choice

This recognition reflects the difference a particular physician has made in the lives of his/her patients.

Compassionate Doctor

This honor is granted based on a physician’s overall and bedside manner scores.

Patients’ Choice 5 Year Award

This recognition is granted to doctors whose ratings have reflected excellence in care for five years in a row.

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