David-R-Borenstein-MDDr. David Borenstein obtained his medical degree from the Technion Faculty of Medicine in Haifa, Israel and completed his internship at Staten Island University Hospital.

He has completed residencies at:

  • University Hospital at Stony Brook
  • Westchester County Medical Center
  • St. Charles Hospital and Rehabilitation Center.

During the course of his career he has attended numerous specialized training courses in order to expand the scope of his medical expertise. He is board certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, certified in Medical Acupuncture, and is a member of numerous professional societies.

Dr. Borenstein has held many prestigious clinical appointments and positions in leading medical facilities. He has been published in the European Journal of Ultrasound and has been the Chief Investigator on a research project on Spinal Cord Injuries.

After his residency, Dr. Borenstein was involved with an integrative medical center and became impressed by the effectiveness of the treatments that were offered there. The experience led him to incorporate integrative approaches into his medical practice. Getting to know his patients, listening to them, and understanding the symptoms are the starting points for his treatment protocols.

Dr. Borenstein’s areas of specialization do not exist in isolation – patients are diagnosed and treated in an integrative manner to promote both the overall recovery and continuing good health. In his own words his

“Greatest feeling of accomplishment comes from helping make real changes in people’s lives, especially after they’ve been through a difficult time.”


  • Pain Management
  • Pain Medicine

Education & Medical Training

SUNY Stony Brook University Hospital & Medical Center Residency, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, 1997 - 2000

New York Medical College
Residency, Radiation Oncology, 1996 - 1997

Technion-Israel Inst of Technology Faculty of Medicine
Class of 1995

Board Status

American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Certified 13 years in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Hospital Affiliation

  • Lutheran Medical Center
  • Maimonides Medical Center