New York Spine Institute Spine Services

Spine and Orthopedic Surgeons in Lake Success, NY


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


At New York Spine Institute in Lake Success, New York our board-certified team of skilled spine surgeons and back specialists provides the most comprehensive care to all our patients, young and old.  From varied types of back pain and neck pain disorders to minimally invasive and even complex surgeries, our team is equipped and trained to handle it all. We are committed to the enhancement and recovery of spinal health and to improving the quality of life for all of our patients. *


Westbury Office

761 Merrick Avenue
Westbury, NY 11590
Tel: 1-888-444-6974
Fax: 516-357-0087

Forest Hills Office

116-22 Queens Boulevard
Forest Hills, NY 11375
Tel: 1-888-444-6974


Quality Care

Here at Lake Success, back and neck pain treatment plans include a variety of options from conservative physical therapy, and pain management to advanced spine treatments and surgeries.

Industry Leaders

Alexandre B. de Moura, M.D., FAAOS, leads our team in their treatment of our Lake Success patients and those in the surrounding areas. Our back doctors have been recognized as industry leaders in the personalized care and treatment of patients suffering from varied types of spinal disorders.

Multiple Languages 

Equipped with a multi-language speaking staff that includes Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, and Russian, our spine surgeons and back specialists aim to provide our superior services across the globe.

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Our expert spine doctors and neck doctors with decades of experience look forward to providing the most comprehensive treatment available to patients, adults and children alike.   From fractures, herniated discs, and diseased discs, to infections and complex spinal disorders, our back surgeons are ready to meet your every need. With advanced technologies and state of the art equipment, our back specialists and team of spine surgeons can quickly diagnose and assess your back or neck pain. Once we have gathered all your medical facts, we are able to prescribe personalized treatment plans to help get your life back on track again. *

Our team of back specialists and back doctors strive to implement back pain treatment plans that are the least invasive to our patients.  We choose to reserve cervical surgeries for relief of pain due to pinched nerves, spinal cord compression, or mechanical instability of the spinal cord for those patients who continue to suffer from chronic pain following prior prescribed treatments.

Types of Spinal Surgeries we offer our Lake Success patients:

The licensed neck surgeons here at the NYSI in Lake Success, provide customized medical care to all our patients and personalized neck pain treatment plans.  With a specialty in spine surgery, and years of bone and neurological spinal disorder training, our experienced team of back surgeons take pride in the thousands of patients suffering from chronic back pain and neck pain that we have treated.   

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Cervical Lumbar Spine Specialist, Medical Director
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There are millions of people here in the U.S. that suffer with scoliosis, a disease that presents with a curvature of the spine. Those patients who are affected by large curves rather than insignificant curves tend to suffer from a wide range of other health issues as well.  These health issues can include fatigue, muscle pain, and back pain, to neck pain, spinal arthritis, or complicated breathing issues.

If you are like so many other people who suffer from scoliosis and are in need of expert treatment, then it’s time to visit our reputable team of back doctors and neck specialists here at the NYSI in Lake Success.  Our staff diagnoses, assesses and treats varying types of scoliosis, whether common idiopathic or degenerative in nature. As one of the best scoliosis treatment centers in the U.S. today, our top-rated spine doctors are committed to taking a comprehensive approach when treating scoliosis for all our patients, adults and children alike. *

Our nationally ranked NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases here in New York, has provided our knowledgeable spine doctors with years of experience needed to analyze and assess patient scoliosis and the severity of their spine curvature.  Each scoliosis case is different and back pain treatment options will vary as well, with some cases requiring surgery and in other cases, non-invasive neck pain treatment plans are prescribed. * This unique group of dedicated spine doctors have provided lectures globally and have authored multiple treatment plans for scoliosis.  For more details, refer to our Spine 101 section.

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Cervical, Lumbar, Adult & Pediatric Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Specialist
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The New York Spine Institute serving Lake Success is proud to be partnered with some of the best orthopedic surgeons in the world who are highly skilled and experienced in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.  

Our spine specialists provide unparalleled patient care spanning all aspects of orthopedic and spinal medicine. Our spine specialists serving Lake Success are here to give our patients the best patient care around, which covers 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 

Through the use of our orthopedic division we offer a collective team approach. Whether for planned surgeries or emergent, same day medical needs  at all of our sites and affiliate hospitals. Our pain management program is here to provide Lake Success patients with the care they need to be their healthiest selves. Our top rated pain management program provides Lake Success patients with the best quality of care for a full range of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.

Our orthopedic surgeons are here to work with you. We will listen to al concerns and questions. We know that every patient is different. Therefore, every patient’s treatment should be different and catered toward their needs. We are ready to provide you with the best quality treatments around. Lake Success patients can count on us while under our care.

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If you suffer from chronic back or neck pain and want to take that first important step to improving your health, then reach out to the certified team of back doctors here at the NYSI in Lake Success.  Offering a variety of back pain treatment or neck pain treatment plans personalized to serve your individual needs, rest assured you can put your trust and care in our qualified team of back specialists.    

We begin with an initial consultation and exam, follow up with our assessment and diagnosis, and then end with a customized back pain treatment plan or neck pain treatment plan, whichever applies.  When you put your trust in our spine doctors you are putting your trust in some of the absolute best in the field.

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A team of fellowship-trained neck doctors and back specialists here at the NYSI in Lake Success are on hand to offer insight and data needed to help all our patients understand the different treatment options that are available.  With a simple mission to provide only the best in health care and healing options, our team of back and neck pain professionals offers educated perspectives on the assessment, diagnosis, and management of various types of back pain and neck pain.  With training in all the latest technologies, medical diagnostics and medical treatment plans, our patients heavily rely upon our back surgeons to provide them with effective treatment plans. *

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As part of your personalized back pain treatment plan, and especially for those that include minimally invasive surgery or complex surgeries, physical therapy is a mandatory part of your treatment plan.  PT is designed to help with movement and mobility, decreasing pain, restoring function, and limiting disability in individuals with injuries or impairments. *

Here at the NYSI, our licensed physical therapist, Michael Friar, D.P.T., leads our team of spine doctors and back specialists in providing customized physical therapy treatment needed.  PT includes proper stretching, exercise, and manual therapy as well as data on body mechanics, postural awareness, and home exercises.

We combine cardio and weight machines to target strength and endurance training as part of our physical therapy plan.  Dr. Friar and his dedicated team perform an evaluation and assessment to determine present functioning levels, pain threshold and physical restrictions that affect daily activities.  Their findings aid in prescribing customized back pain treatment plans that help patients meet their health goals.*


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Here in Lake Success at the NYSI our clinic is equipped with state of the art, innovative diagnostic and imaging equipment.  A newly acquired 1.5T Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) system that provides our back specialists and neck surgeons with the high quality pictures of the anatomy including the spine, brain, abdomen, pelvis, shoulder, knee, hip, elbow, wrist, hand, ankle and foot* has aided our team in performing quick diagnoses and customizing treatment plans.  In addition, we are equipped with Digital Radiography (DX) x-rays, ultrasounds, CT (Computer Tomography), and Long Length Imaging (LLI) which is used to help assess those individuals suffering from scoliosis.

With our primary focus on the personalized treatment of every patient, and the betterment of their health, * as well as providing care and comfort, our top-rated spine doctors and back pain specialists are proud of our relaxing, comfortable environment.  We provide our patients with a homelike atmosphere and allow them to even choose their favorite music, and even sleeping masks to enhance their experience.


*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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The team of spine experts and neck surgeons here at the NYSI, as well as our dedicated back doctors and spine surgeons are truly among the best in the field. Our diagnosis and surgery practice here in Lake Success has been recognized for our personalized, comprehensive care and treatment we provide to our patients, adults and children alike.  We are one of the most highly respected and trusted spine and orthopedic teams this side of New York City.

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