New York Spine Institute Spine Services

Spine and Orthopedic Surgeons in Hempstead, NY


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

Our Office Serving Hempstead, New York

New York Spine Institute gives the highest degree of care to its patients in the greater New York region including in Hempstead, NY. You will experience expert care from our spine doctors who have decades of expertise. Our back specialists and staff are dedicated to the healing and restoration of your health.


New York Spine Institute 

Office Address: 761 Merrick Avenue Westbury, NY 11590

Phone: 1-888-444-6974

Fax: 516-357-0087

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

Quality Care

You are given customized care that meets your needs as instructed by our back and neck specialists. This includes conservative physical therapy and pain control or if needed, advanced spinal procedures or surgeries.

Industry Leaders

Our institution is managed through the leadership of our medical director, Alexandre B. de Moura, M.D., FAAOS. The back doctors at NYSI are industry leaders in complex spine disorder treatment with decades of experience.

Multiple Languages

NYSI strives to render services to patients from all around the world. Our professional staff speaks a mixture of languages including Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, and Russian.


There are many different types of spine disorders. These include fractures, herniated or diseased discs, infection, and injury. Many people simply refer to their suffering as back pain or neck pain because they’re not sure what’s causing it. At New York Spine Institute in Hempstead, NY, we take the secret out of your back pain by providing you with a medical reason for your pain. We utilize modern diagnostics to discover the source of your disorder. Then we provide you with advanced, effective treatments to grant you the relief you desire so you can get back to living your life.*

Spine surgery, such as back or cervical (neck) surgery, is suitable for only a tiny percentage of people with back or neck pain after moderate treatment has failed. In most circumstances, our spine surgeons simply perform operations to free patients of relentless pain from pinched nerves or lack of function from spinal cord compression or mechanical instability of the spine.

Types of Spinal Surgeries we offer our Hempstead patients:

At New York Spine Institute, your preventive care will be managed by a board-certified orthopedic surgeon trained in spine surgery and that has advanced training in the bone and neurological disorders of the spine. Our spine surgeons have treated thousands of patients in Hempstead, NY and throughout New York City to help them overcome their back pain suffering through strategic back pain treatment so they can recover their natural level of function. Most importantly, our back specialists and professional staff present you with patience, respect, and understanding by taking the time to learn about you, explain your back pain, describe your treatment, and to answer any of your questions. *

Alexandre B. de Moura, M.D., FAAOS

Cervical Lumbar Spine Specialist, Medical Director
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Premier Scoliosis Treatment Center of Hempstead

New York Spine Institute gives world-class treatment for all kinds of scoliosis; varying from common idiopathic and degenerative types to less frequent congenital and iatrogenic ones; as well as any other types. As one of the top-rated scoliosis treatment centers in the nation, we implement extensive care for scoliosis conditions affecting the pediatric and adult residents in Hempstead, NY. Our multi-approach and comprehensive strategy for these complicated spinal deformities allow for their accelerated diagnosis and treatment all at one location.*

While not every scoliosis condition necessitates surgical intervention, when surgery is required our Hempstead, NY patients are in the hands of world-renowned and trained spine surgeons who regularly perform these types of procedures at the nationally ranked institution, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.* Our spine surgeons have given lectures around the world and authored multiple publications pertaining to scoliosis and its treatment.

Dr. Angel Macagno

Angel Macagno, M.D.

Cervical, Lumbar, Adult & Pediatric Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Specialist
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Orthopedic Care

The New York Spine Institute offers our Hempstead patients the best quality orthopedic care. In the hands of our partnered orthopedic surgeons you will experience an unparalleled level of care. Both surgeons are trained in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.

Our spine specialists are here to provide the best care that spans to all aspects of orthopedic and spinal 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 

Our orthopedic division partakes in a shared team approach when it comes to all planned surgeries or immediate medical care needs. This is done throughout our multiple locations and affiliate hospitals. The vision of our team is what fuels the success of our pain management program. Hempstead patients can receive care for a full range of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.

The  orthopedic surgeons at the New York Spine Institute are here to listen to your specific needs and concerns. We will cater our process and treatments to each patient’s specific needs. This is because our experienced team knows that no single patient is the same, and there no patients should be treated exactly the same.  We are here to provide Hempstead patients with the highest quality orthopedic care. We are ready to help you feel like you again.

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When back pain or neck pain becomes persistent, intense, or intervenes with your regular, daily activities, you need to come to New York Spine Institute serving Hempstead, NY.* Only a back specialist trained in the complexities of the spine can precisely diagnose your individual problem and offer you an appropriate tailored treatment plan and additional options. After your back pain is fully examined and a conclusive diagnosis is obtained, we give our patients back or neck pain treatment options ranging from non-operative to surgical.

Customizing therapy options to the person’s needs is an essential part of managing spinal difficulties. The wide assortment of spine disorders means that treatment choices vary too. In fact, two individuals with identical spine disorders will be handled differently because of the variations in the severity of their symptoms and additional medical circumstances that are unique to each person.

The spine and neck doctors at New York Spine Institute will start by evaluating you fully to discover the exact source of your back or neck pain. We listen attentively and test completely before we diagnose and suggest any kind of back or neck pain treatment.  Although we are a surgical practice, we do not always prefer a surgical resolution. Our patients can oftentimes benefit from treatments that do not require surgical intervention. Our first preference, whenever feasible, is to give you a non-surgical choice to alleviate your pain.


A fellowship-trained specialist can give you high-quality pain management in Hempstead, NY.*

If you are at all like most American adults, you will experience some form of bodily pain or injury at some point in your life. When that moment arrives, you will need to understand your treatment choices.

Our pain management experts have specialized training and unique perspectives in evaluating, diagnosing and treating all kinds of pain.* 

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

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

We offer Hempstead 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.

Spinal Conditions we can help treat include:


“Minimally invasive surgery” and “non-surgical recovery” are more than just popular terms for those suffering from moderate to severe injuries. They are often the only choices for successful recovery. Solid musculoskeletal and orthopedic exercises can be baffling to those who have undergone a back injury or have busy lifestyles that strain their backs or necks. Patients needing access to world-class care in Hempstead, NY can now rely on New York Spine Institute’s licensed physical therapist, Michael Friar, D.P.T., for their care.

Physical Therapy is applied to promote mobility and movement, reduce pain, reestablish function and limit disability in patients with injuries or impairments.* This is accomplished through the use of specific techniques, active and passive stretching, exercise programs, and manual therapy.  Patients are shown adequate body mechanics, postural recognition and different home exercise plans to continue maintenance of their present condition but also to avoid issues in the future.

New York Spine Institute administers a number of weight machines to increase strength, along with cardio equipment for endurance training.  Hempstead, NY patients will be assessed by our licensed physical therapist to ascertain their current level of capacity, pain intensity and limitations with their daily living activities. Michael Friar, D.P.T. will discuss your available treatment options based on the findings from the primary evaluation in order to set realistic goals in conjunction with what the patient has in mind to help them recover at an optimal pace.

Michael Friar, D.P.T.

Physical Therapist
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is helpful for diagnosing various neck pain and back pain sources. It is safe, noninvasive, and lets NYSI uphold its dedication in comfortably treating its patients. The digital radiology department lets the radiologist analyze pictures of bone and soft tissue anatomy to find conditions. NYSI diagnostic imaging implements individualized care in addition to state-of-the-art diagnostics.

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

The high field short bore 1.5T MRI system supports a broad range of clinical applications including but not restricted 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 provides our spine doctors with high quality, detailed pictures of anatomy and pathology to help evaluate a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has been determined to be very helpful for diagnosing a comprehensive range of conditions. It is a secure, painless, non-invasive exam that employs magnetism and radio waves to produce precise images used to assess various parts of the body and determine the presence of certain diseases which may not be apparent with other imaging methods such as x-ray, ultrasound or CT (Computed Tomography). *

Our top priority is to provide every patient with individualized care and support. We implement a relaxing and calming environment by giving you a choice of music, earplugs and a sleeping mask to make you feel less stressed.

This facility also operates a digital radiography department. In this setting, the captured images are digitized so the radiologist can examine bone and some soft tissue anatomy for an accurate diagnosis. We also provide Long Length Imaging (LLI) for adequate scoliosis assessment.

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

Alexandra Inglima

MRI Technologist
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Providing Our Hempstead Patients The Care The Need

Our spine doctors provide dedicated, affordable services in Hempstead, NY to properly determine back pain and neck pain analysis. The back and neck specialists at New York Spine Institute are honored to provide you with highly individualized and complete care. We are one of the top trusted and respected spine surgery facilities in greater New York City operated and led by exceptional back surgeons. Please contact our back and neck specialists today to obtain an appointment to assess your unique back pain conditions. If you’re ready to get back on the road to recovery, don’t wait—call us, today!

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