New York Spine Institute Spine Services

Spine and Orthopedic Surgeons in Manhasset, NY


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


At New York Spine Institute in Manhasset, New York our board-certified team of highly trained spine surgeons and back specialists are on hand to provide the most comprehensive back and neck care needed. From varied types of back pain and neck pain disorders of minimally invasive and even complex surgeries, our team of dedicated surgeons is equipped and trained to handle it all. We are dedicated to the recovery of spinal health and to improving the quality of life for all of our patients, young and old.


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

Our team is dedicated to getting the lives of our many patients back on track. Back and neck pain treatment plans include a wide range of options from conservative physical therapy and pain management to advanced spine treatments and even minimally invasive and complex surgeries as well.

Industry Leaders

Medical Director, Alexandre B. de Moura, M.D., FAAOS, leads our Manhasset team of back surgeons and neck specialists. Our back doctors, having 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 speaking members, our spine surgeons and back specialists are focused on providing our top-rated services across the globe.


Our trained and certified neck doctors and spine doctors have decades of experience providing the most comprehensive treatment available to patients, adults and children alike. From fractures, herniated discs, and diseased discs, to infections and even complex spinal disorders, our back surgeons are prepared and trained to meet your every need. Utilizing advanced technologies and state of the art equipment, our neck specialists and team of spine surgeons quickly diagnose and assess your back or neck pain and once all the medical facts are obtained, can then prescribe customized treatment plans to enhance your health.

With a primary focus on rendering back pain treatment plans that are the least invasive, our back doctors and back specialists prescribe treatments specific to patient needs. It is our practice 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, after prescribed treatments, continue to suffer from chronic pain.  

Types of Spinal Surgeries we offer our Manhasset patients:

The professional back surgeons here in the Manhasset facility of the NYSI provide personalized care to all our patients and customized neck pain treatment plans in support of individual needs. Specializing in spine surgery along with years of bone and neurological spinal disorder scenarios, our top-rated team of back doctors takes the utmost pride in our treatment rendered to thousands of patients suffering from chronic neck pain and back pain alike.

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

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

Millions of people in the U.S. suffer with scoliosis, which is a disease that presents with a curvature of the spine. When affected by advanced curves rather than insignificant curves, there is a tendency for patients to suffer from a variety of other health issues such as fatigue, muscle pain, and back pain, to neck pain, spinal arthritis, and breathing issues.

If you suffer from scoliosis and are in need of personalized treatment options, then come on in and visit the team of qualified neck specialists and back doctors here in Manhasset. We will diagnose, assess and treat all types of scoliosis, whether common idiopathic or degenerative in nature. Recognized for our top of the line scoliosis treatment options, our spine doctors take a comprehensive approach to treating patients suffering with scoliosis.

NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases here in New York, a nationally ranked facility, provides years of experience to our qualified spine doctors that contributes to the analysis and assessment of scoliosis as well as the severity of spine curvatures. Though every case of scoliosis is different, back pain treatment options are many times similar. In some cases, surgery may be necessary, whereas in other cases, non-invasive treatment plans are prescribed. Our sophisticated team of spine doctors have provided lectures across the globe and have authored many an article on treatment plans for scoliosis as well. For more details, refer to our Spine 101 section.

Dr. Angel Macagno

Angel Macagno, M.D.

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

Manhasset patients deserve the most thorough orthopedic care possible. That is why the New York Spine Institute has partnered with world-class orthopedic surgeons. They are renowned for their skills in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine. 

Our spine specialists are here to provide unparalleled patient care that 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 are able to implement a shared team approach to all planned surgeries and emergent, same day medical needs at all of our various locations and affiliate hospitals. Through the shared vision of our team, our top ranked management program offers Manhasset patients an unmatched level of care for a large range of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.

We understand that each patient is experiencing something different. That is why our orthopedic surgeons will cater consultations and treatments to each Manhasset patient’s specific needs and concerns.  You deserve a provider that you can trust, and that is what you get with our orthopedic providers. Our advanced treatments and skilled providers are here to make Manhasset patients feel heard and ready to take the next step toward better health.

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If you suffer from chronic back or neck pain and are wanting to improve your health, while alleviating pain, then take time out to contact the highly skilled team of back doctors here at the NYSI in Manhasset. We offer a wide range of neck and back pain treatment options that are personalized to your specific medical needs. Put your trust in the hands of our qualified back specialists.

Treatment begins with an initial consultation and a physical exam. We then follow up with an assessment, analysis and diagnosis, and finalize with a personalized back pain treatment plan or neck pain treatment plan, whichever applies. Rest assured you are always our #1 priority as is your personalized care and treatment.


Fellowship-trained back specialists and neck doctors here at the NYSI in Manhasset stand ready to provide all the insight and data needed to help all our patients fully understand the diverse treatment options and plans that are available. With our simple mission statement of providing quality health care and healing options to all our patients, our team of back and neck pain specialists rely upon educated perspectives with regard to the assessment, diagnosis, and management of multiple forms of neck pain and back pain. Training that includes all the latest technologies, medical diagnostics and treatment plans, allows our team of back surgeons to provide patients with personalized, effective treatment plans.

Spinal Conditions we can help treat include:


An important part of any personalized back pain treatment plan, especially those prescribed for patients having undergone minimally invasive or complex surgeries, is specialized physical therapy. PT is designed to enhance movement and mobility, serves to decrease pain, help to restore function, and can limit disability in individuals with impairments or injuries.

Michael Friar, D.P.T., a renowned physical therapist here at the NYSI, leads our team of highly advanced spine doctors and neck specialists in providing physical therapy treatments specific to individual needs. PT includes proper stretching, exercise, and manual therapy and often information on body mechanics, postural awareness, and home exercises.

Cardio and weight machines are combined in order to target strength and endurance training. Dr. Friar and his renowned team perform assessments that aid in determining current patient functioning levels, pain threshold and physical restrictions that affect daily activities all of which are necessary to prescribe customized back pain treatment plans that help our patients meet their health goals.

Michael Friar, D.P.T.

Physical Therapist
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Here in the Manhasset facility of the NYSI, we are equipped with state of the art, innovative imaging and diagnostic equipment. With a brand new 1.5T Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) system our neck surgeons and back specialists have available to them high quality pictures of the anatomy including the spine, brain, abdomen, pelvis, shoulder, knee, hip, elbow, wrist, hand, ankle and foot, which aids in performing accurate diagnoses and customizing treatment plans. Further, we are equipped with Digital Radiography (DX) x-rays, ultrasounds, CT (Computer Tomography), and Long Length Imaging (LLI) which is used for assessing forms of scoliosis.

Our primary focus is on prescribing personalized treatment plans for all our patients, and on the betterment of their health.  We provide care and comfort to our patients with our back pain specialists and spine doctors taking great pride in the relaxing and comfortable atmosphere we provide. With a homelike environment and the option to choose their favorite music or even sleeping masks, our team helps to enhance our patients’ experiences.

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 Manhasset Patients The Care The Need

The award-winning team of neck surgeons and back specialists here at the NYSI, along with our highly trained spine surgeons and back doctors are among the best in the field. Our highly reputable surgery practice here in Manhasset has earned its recognition for providing personalized and comprehensive care and treatment to patients of all ages. Here in New York City we are one of the most highly respected and trusted spine and orthopedic teams in the industry.

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