New York Spine Institute Spine Services

Spine and Orthopedic Surgeons in Hicksville, NY


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


Looking for the highest quality care in Hicksville, NY? Come to New York Spine Institute. The receive expert care our spine specialists provide is from individuals with decades of experience. The dedication of our physicians and staff to improve your health is second to none.

New York Spine Institute 

Office Address: 761 Merrick Avenue Westbury, NY 11590

Phone: 1-888-444-6974

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

Quality Care

Your care is customizable for you and  may include conservative physical therapy and pain management or if deemed necessary, advanced spinal treatments and surgeries.

Industry Leaders

The medical director, Alexandre B. de Moura, M.D., FAAOS, leads physicians of NYSI, who are industry leaders in complex spine disorder treatment with much experience.

Multiple Languages 

An aim of NYSI is to serve patients from all over the world. So, we speak many languages including Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, and Russian

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Back pain or neck pain can be caused by a variety of spine disorders such as fractures, herniated discs, diseased discs, and infection. Our medical spine and neck doctors have the specialty to administer back pain treatment and advanced technology allowing us to find the root of your back or neck pain. Once we know the cause, we can offer you the correct treatment to help you get back on your feet.*

Are you having back pain? Come see our back doctors who strive to deliver the least invasive back pain treatment method. Normally, spine surgery is not the method of treatment used. Back or neck (cervical) surgery is usually for those with pain after having prior treatment. Mostly, our spine and neck surgeons will operate to relieve pinched nerves, spinal cord compression, or mechanical instability of the spinal cord.

Types of Spinal Surgeries we offer our Hicksville patients:

The board-certified orthopedic surgeons at NYSI in Hicksville, NY, carefully provide medical care to all patients. These back doctors have a spine surgery specialty and years of advanced training in bone and neurological spinal disorders. We have helped many individuals in the greater New York City area with back pain. The neck and back specialists at NYSI meticulously work to completely understand the location of your pain to provide appropriate treatment for your condition.* 

Dr. Alexandre de Moura - NY Spine Institute - Long Island spine surgeon, manhattan back surgeon

Cervical Lumbar Spine Specialist, Medical Director
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Scoliosis affects millions of people in the United States. referring to the side to side curvature of the spine, unlike the natural front to back curves. Curves that are insignificant don’t normally cause any problems, but large curves can create health issues such as fatigue, muscle pain, back pain, spinal arthritis, or breathing issues.

Exceptional scoliosis treatment can be found at the NYSI. Our spine and back specialists use their skills to treat the varying scoliosis degrees and types, like the degenerative or idiopathic types. Our center for world-class scoliosis treatment is one of the best in the U.S. because our comprehensive approach to treating scoliosis offers extensive care for both children and adults,. *

Treatment for scoliosis by a spine doctor depends how severe your spine’s curvature is. Sometimes our back surgeon will need to use surgery for patients in Hicksville, NY and the greater New York City areas. These highly-qualified surgeons have years of knowledge and experience at our nationally ranked center, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.* Also, our back surgeons provide lectures globally and authored many scoliosis treatment publications. For more details, refer to our Spine 101 section.

Angel Macagno M.D. FAAOS - NY Spine Institute Staff - Link

Cervical, Lumbar, Adult & Pediatric Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Specialist
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We have partnered with some renowned orthopedic surgeons to bring our Hicksville patients the highest quality orthopedic care around. The New York Spine Institute is proud to have these experts, who are experienced  in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.

Our spine specialists are the best around. We are here to provide top care when it comes 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

New York Spine Institute’s creation of an orthopedic division has allowed our center to implement a shared team approach to every planned surgery and emergent, same day medical needs at our multiple sites and affiliate hospitals. Our top ranked pain management program offers Hicksville patients the best possible care for a vast number of different injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.

We are proud to have a team of compassionate and understanding orthopedic surgeons. Here we understand that each patient comes with a unique set of circumstances, and therefore deserves their own unique plan. We will make sure we figure out a course of action that works best for you and your life. Hicksville patients deserve an orthopedic healthcare provider who listens to them. That is what you get with us. Along with our top of the line, cutting-edge orthopedic treatments.

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Don’t let back pain or neck pain affect your life. Once it does, call New York Spine Institute in Hicksville, NY for our back doctors to provide back pain treatment. You must be seen by a back and neck specialist with knowledge of the complexities of the spine for back or neck pain treatment. Our professionals will provide a thorough exam before recommending a course of treatment, along with any available options.

We will listen to your described symptoms and give you necessary tests for a diagnosis. Several factors can impact your treatment options. Dependent on the assessment, your choices include bracing to surgical intervention. Each treatment plan is customized according to your unique needs. Some individuals with the same disorder probably will have a different treatment plan. We try to avoid surgery because with non-surgical back pain treatment methods.

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Receive pain management in Hicksville, NY, from a fellowship-trained back specialist.

Many Americans will experience some form of body pain throughout their lifetime. If it’s a back or neck injury, you must understand the different treatments available to you.

We strive to provide the best in health and healing. The back pain specialists at NYSI have specialized education and distinct perspectives in assessing, diagnosing and managing various types of pain.*

Our neck and back specialists are trained with the newest technologies, medical treatment methods, and medical diagnostics for the majority of back and neck pain-related problems.

All of our neck and back specialists are trained in the latest technologies, medical treatment methods, and medical diagnostics for many back and neck pain-related issues.

Our specialists have expertise in the latest diagnostics, medical treatments and advanced technologies for almost every pain-related condition.*

We offer Hicksville residents multiple treatment options, including:

  • 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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To successfully rehabilitate, surgery itself is not a quick fix. Even minimally invasive surgeries must have physical therapy to aid movement and mobility, decrease pain, restore function, and limit disability in individuals with injuries or impairments.* This is especially pertinent for individuals that have lifestyles that add additional strain to their neck and back. Do you have a neck or back injury? If so, seek care from our renowned back specialists in Hicksville, NY.

Our licensed physical therapist at New York Spine Institute, Michael Friar, D.P.T., is dedicated to providing you with superior physical therapy treatment. You’ll be provided assistance with and instructions on proper stretching, exercise, and manual therapy. We understand when improving our patients’ condition, it is essential to give them important information on body mechanics, postural awareness, and exercises that can be completed at home. This not only lets them heal but helps prevent reinjury.

The NYSI uses a combination of cardio and weight machines to target strength and endurance training for Hicksville, NY patients in physical therapy. Prior to starting a program, we evaluate individuals with a licensed physical therapist. This will show us their present functioning levels, pain threshold, and any physical restrictions that affect their daily lives. Contingent on your evaluation results, Michael Friar, D.P.T., will help suggest the best treatment along with realistic goals for you to aim for.


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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is used for the diagnosis of many conditions. Besides being safe and noninvasive, it helps NYSI keep its mission of treating patients with comfort. Our digital radiology department lets the radiologist analyze images for bone and soft tissue anatomy. NYSI diagnostic imaging lets us provide individualized care with state-of-the-art diagnostics.

New York Spine Institute has state-of-the-art diagnostic imaging: a high field short bore 1.5T MRI system and Digital Radiography (DX) x-ray for our patients in Hicksville.

The high field short bore 1.5T MRI system supports a wide range of clinical applications such as 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 lets our physicians use high quality, detailed pictures of anatomy and pathology to help assess a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has proven very useful to diagnose a broad range of conditions. This safe, painless, non-invasive exam uses magnetism and radio waves to produce detailed images used to evaluate various parts of the body and determine if certain diseases are present which may be invisible on other imaging methods like x-ray, ultrasound or CT (Computed Tomography).*

Our main mission is treating each patient with customized care and individual comfort. We offer a relaxing and calming environment with music choices, earplugs, and a sleeping mask to make you feel at home.

Our facility also has a digital radiography department which lets captured images become digitized so the radiologist can analyze bone and some soft tissue anatomy for a diagnosis. Our Long Length Imaging (LLI) can provide proper scoliosis assessment.

*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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New York Spine Institute is our best in class for back pain & neck pain diagnosis & surgery in Hicksville. We are honored to provide you with individualized and comprehensive care. Patients trust us and we are one of the most respected spine surgery practices in greater New York City. Call the back & neck pain diagnosis and spine surgery specialist today to talk about your specific condition, no matter if it’s be back pain or neck pain, and start yourself towards recovery.

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