New York Spine Institute Spine Services

Spine and Orthopedic Surgeons in Elmhurst, NY


Comprehensive care for spine surgery, scoliosis treatment, back pain treatment & physical therapy


If you’re searching for exceptional spine doctors with decades of experience, then make an appointment at New York Spine Institute in Elmhurst, NY. We provide high-quality back and neck pain therapy for patients located in the greater New York City area.  Our spine doctors and qualified staff aim to deliver the best in neck pain and back pain treatment.


New York Spine Institute 

Office Address: 80-02 Kew Gardens Road Suite 200, Kew Gardens, NY 11415

Phone: 1-888-444-6974

Fax: 516-357-0087

Office Hours:
Monday – Friday: 9AM – 5PM

Quality Care

Our back and neck specialists tailor your back pain treatment plan according to what you need. This can range from non-invasive treatment to receiving back surgery from a back surgeon. Our number one priority is to help you begin feeling better.

Industry Leaders

As leaders in the industry of treating individuals suffering from back or neck pain, our team of health professionals at NYSI is directed by medical director, Alexandre B. de Moura, M.D., FAAOS.

Multiple Languages

At NYSI, we welcome individuals from different countries, speaking different languages. We strive to be accommodating in every way possible by offering our services in many languages, like Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, and Russian.

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Individuals can suffer from a variety of spine problems that create neck pain or back pain. It can force them to see a spine doctor to find the cause of suffering. Some of these can be due to injury, like a fracture, but others can be something developed in infancy, like scoliosis. When you visit New York Spine Institute in Elmhurst, NY, you’re working with the most trusted back doctors in the region. Our neck and back specialists are specifically trained to work with advanced technologies to diagnose and successfully treat individuals aching from back or neck pain. *

Our team of spine doctors will try to conservatively treat your back pain unless the situation absolutely calls for back surgery. We typically try to hold off on any type of surgery unless other treatments have not provided any pain relief. From this point, our back or spine surgeon will consult with patients in need of surgery to go over the entire procedure. Some surgeries are done for spinal cord compression, pinched nerves or mechanical instability of the spinal cord.

Types of Spinal Surgeries we offer our Elmhurst patients:

When you need to receive a consultation for your back pain, come to New York Spine Institute in Elmhurst, NY. Meet with our trusted board-certified orthopedic surgeons to receive a proper diagnosis and effective back pain treatment options. Again, while most individuals in the greater New York City area can begin conservative treatment methods that will provide lasting relief, others must opt for back surgery. Some of these methods include yoga, physical therapy, lifestyle changes, or even chiropractic care. Whatever the case, our back and neck specialists will work hand-in-hand with you to select the right treatment course. *

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Cervical Lumbar Spine Specialist, Medical Director
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In most people, the spine naturally curves from front to back. Scoliosis is the abnormal sideways curvature of an individual’s spine.  Significant abnormal curves of the spine can cause muscle pain, fatigue, neck pain, back pain, and even spinal arthritis. Don’t wait to see a spine and back specialist for scoliosis treatment. Come to NYSI in Elmhurst, NY, to receive an exam, today.

Your level of treatment will be determined by the severity of your scoliosis but we do treat all types, such as degenerative or common idiopathic types. Our world-class scoliosis treatment facility is highly trusted in the New York City region. Our spine doctors diagnose and effectively treats scoliosis from children through adults. *

Each case is analyzed by our spine doctor and the treatment will depend on the degree of your spine’s curve. If you are a candidate for non-invasive treatment then we fully recommend this approach. If we find you need to have back surgery, our qualified back surgeon in our Elmhurst, NY, office will speak with you regarding the procedure. Our minimally invasive back surgeries are carried out by board-certified orthopedic surgeons with years of experience and practice at our nationally ranked center, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. * Not to mention, our back surgeons have lectured to audiences around the world and authored several scoliosis treatment publications. 

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Cervical, Lumbar, Adult & Pediatric Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Specialist
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The New York Spine Institute is a renowned group of dedicated orthopedic physicians and surgeons who strive to provide patients with the highest quality orthopedic care and treatment options.  Here at the Institute we have partnered with world-class orthopedic surgeons in our efforts to deliver the most effective personalized comprehensive care to all our valued patients. Our team is recognized as highly trained and experienced doctors in both orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.

Some of the Orthopedic surgeries we can perform:

  • ACL Reconstruction
  • Ankle Repair
  • Carpal Tunnel
  • Debridement
  • Hip Surgery
  • Knee Arthroscopy
  • Microsurgery
  • Revision
  • Rotator Cuff Repair
  • Shoulder Arthroscopy and Decompression
  • Shoulder Surgery
  • Soft Tissue Repair
  • Trigger Release

Here at the New York Spine Institute our specialists take a great deal of pride in our unique approach to planned surgeries and in our overall commitment to providing same day medical needs to patients.  These same day services are provided at our multiple locations and our affiliate hospitals as well. The pain management programs offered by our dedicated team are designed to provide our Elmhurst patients with the support and treatments they need for a number of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.

Here at the New York Spine Institute is the mission of all our spine specialists to create and design personalized treatment plans that help our Elmhurst patients to reclaim their quality of life.

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Nobody should have to live with excruciating back or neck pain that keeps them from enjoying life. Get a consultation from our back doctors at New York Spine Institute in Elmhurst, NY. Our back experts will conduct a meticulous examination before providing you with any back pain treatment possibilities.

We use test results and your symptoms to make an accurate diagnosis that leads us to your back or neck pain treatment options. Every treatment strategy is individualized. In some instances, our patients require surgical intervention but we try to utilize non-surgical back pain treatment, as authorized by the neck and back specialist.

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Advanced pain management in Elmhurst, NY, by our fellowship-trained back specialist. Considering millions of Americans suffer from all different types of bodily pain at some point in their life, it’s necessary to get treatment to avoid further injury, especially when it comes to back or neck pain.

In order to give our patients the best, our back and neck doctors undergo extensive training in the latest technologies, medical treatment methods, and medical diagnostics for most back and neck pain-related issues.*

Each of our specialists has expertise in the latest diagnostics, medical treatments and advanced technologies in nearly every pain -related condition.*

We offer Elmhurst residents treatment options, which include:• Injection therapies• Radiofrequency procedures• Spinal cord stimulation• Intrathecal device implementation• State-of-the-art fluoroscopy and endoscopy for great accuracy and precision• Ketamine infusion therapy for treatment of neuropathic pain syndromes such as CRPS.

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After sustaining an injury to your spine, you might need to have surgery if less invasive methods don’t resolve symptoms. If you have to receive surgery, then you can expect to add physical therapy to your regular routine. You need to restore the function to your movement and mobility while decreasing your pain. In some cases, you might need to make significant lifestyle changes, especially if your current one caused your back or neck pain. The rehabilitation supervised by our experts in Elmhurst, NY is a very important part of the recovery process.

Physical therapy is one of the foremost significant treatment modes of healing from chronic pain or after surgery. Michael Friar D.P.T. is New York Spine Institute’s resident licensed physical therapist. He is a well-trained and highly skilled healthcare expert who will promote improving the movement of your body and pain management through safe conditioning, stretching, and strengthening exercise methods.

At NYSI, we tailor an exercise program to be appropriate according to each individual’s necessities and goals through cardio and weight machines. As such, our Elmhurst, NY, patients must be evaluated by our licensed physical therapist, Michael Friar, D.P.T. prior to starting any program. Different treatment techniques may be suggested depending on the type and severity of pain. Our medical professionals will work with you to determine realistic targets that don’t put your health at further risk.


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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is useful for diagnosing many conditions. It is safe and noninvasive, and helps NYSI to uphold its mission of treating patients with comfort. The digital radiology department allows the radiologist to analyze images for bone and soft tissue anatomy. NYSI diagnostic imaging provides individualized care as well as state-of-the-art diagnostics.


The professionals at NYSI in Elmhurst, NY, use Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to aid in the diagnosis of different issues. It’s a noninvasive and safe procedure that gives us an accurate diagnosis. *  The radiologists in our digital radiology department use this technology to analyze the images of bone and soft tissue anatomy. NYSI advanced diagnostic imaging gives us the opportunity to correctly assign personalized care to our patients.

New York Spine Institute uses technologically advanced diagnostic imaging: a high field short bore 1.5T MRI system and Digital Radiography (DX) x-ray for our patients in Elmhurst, NY.

The high field short bore 1.5T MRI system can be used in a broad range of clinical applications including but not limited to MRI’s of the Spine, Brain, Abdomen, Pelvis, Shoulder, Knee, Hip, Elbow, Wrist, Hand, Ankle, and Foot. *

New York Spine Institute’s brand new GE 1.5T system gives our physicians with sharp, detailed images of anatomy and pathology to support their assessment of a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has proven to be an exceptionally safe and useful tool allowing doctors to diagnose different conditions. It makes use of magnetism and radio waves to create precise images. Our doctors then assess these images of various parts of the body for specific diseases or other problems. MRI succeeds when other various methods, like x-ray, ultrasound, or CT (Computed Tomography), do not have as much success. *

It is our goal to provide world-class back, neck and spine treatment to ensure dependable patient care and comfort. During your visit, we provide the choice of music, earplugs, and a sleeping mask to optimize your comfort level.

Our radiologists in our digital radiography department used advanced digitized photos of bone and soft tissue anatomy in the assessment to find an accurate diagnosis. For example, a scoliosis diagnosis is accomplished through the use of Long Length Imaging (LLI).


*The effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment will vary by patient and condition. New York Spine Institute does not guarantee certain results.


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If you have back pain, neck pain, or damage to your spine, do not hesitate to consult with one of our skilled doctors about treatment options that could possibly benefit you at New York Spine Institute in Elmhurst, NY. While we are located in Elmhurst, NY, our back and spine doctors are pleased to serve the greater New York City area with our trusted back pain and neck pain services. With our advanced surgery technology, our top-quality patient care, and the years of practice under our belts, you can feel confident when you choose to work with our medical team. Stop suffering and make your appointment with our back specialists, today.

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