New York Spine Institute Spine Services

Spine and Orthopedic Surgeons in Manhattan


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



If you’re looking for spine doctors with a passion for improving the lives of their patients, then come to see the back specialists at New York Spine Institute in Manhattan, NY. With decades of expertise, we always strive to provide patient-oriented neck and back pain therapy for individuals residing in the greater New York City area. Our back doctors and qualified staff work hard to deliver quality, affordable neck and back pain treatment.


New York Spine Institute 

Office Address: 345 East 37TH Street, Suite 202

Phone: 1-888-444-6974

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


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Quality Care

Our neck and back specialists tailor your back or neck pain treatment plan according to your symptoms and diagnosis. Whatever the case, our mission is to reduce your suffering.

Industry Leaders

As leaders in the business of providing treatment to individuals suffering from neck or back pain, our team of health experts at NYSI is directed by medical director, Alexandre B. de Moura, M.D., FAAOS.

Multiple Languages 

At NYSI, our specialists can speak a variety of different languages. We try to be supportive in any way possible by offering our services in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, and Russian.

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When people experience neck or back pain, then it is wise to visit a back doctor to discover the cause of their suffering. Some causes can be the result of an injury like a fracture, but then others might be developed in infancy, like scoliosis. When you make an appointment with New York Spine Institute in Manhattan, NY, you’re trusting back specialists with decades of expertise. Our spine doctors are respectively trained to work with superior technologies to diagnose and treat individuals suffering from back or neck pain.*

Our spine specialists in Manhattan prefer conservative back pain treatment methods unless the circumstances unquestionably require back surgery. If you need surgery, our spine surgeon will consult with your condition and go over the whole procedure in detail. Some surgeries are executed to repair spinal cord compression, pinched nerves or mechanical instability of the spinal cord.*

Types of Spinal Surgeries we offer our Manhattan patients:

When you need to get a consultation for your back or neck pain, don’t wait, make an appointment with New York Spine Institute in Manhattan, NY. Our trusted board-certified orthopedic surgeons make every effort to quickly and efficiently provide you with a diagnosis to get you on the road to recovery. Most patients in the greater New York City area can successfully undergo conservative treatment methods that will work for them, others do have to obtain back surgery.* These non-invasive methods include lifestyle changes, yoga, physical therapy, or chiropractic care. Our back and neck specialists will work together with you to choose the correct treatment path. *

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

Cervical Lumbar Spine Specialist, Medical Director
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For a majority of the population, the spine will normally curve from front to back. Scoliosis is the unnatural, sideways curvature of the spine. Notable abnormal curvature of the spine can be the source of severe muscle pain, fatigue, back or neck pain, and even spinal arthritis. If you’re suffering, make an appointment at NYSI in Manhattan, NY to receive your exam as soon as possible.

Your treatment options will be determined by the degree of your scoliosis but rest assured, we treat a number of types including degenerative or common idiopathic.* Our world-class scoliosis treatment center is highly committed to serving the New York City area. Our spine doctors diagnose and efficiently treat scoliosis in everyone from children to adults. *

Our spine doctors analyze every case and prescribe treatment according to the degree of your spine’s curve. If we can provide non-invasive treatment then we fully advocate for this approach.* If we discover that you need to be given back surgery, our experienced back surgeon in our Manhattan, NY office will discuss the procedure with you. Our minimally invasive surgeries are done by board-certified orthopedic surgeons with decades of expertise and practice at our nationally ranked center, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.*

It’s also worth mentioning that our back surgeons have lectured many audiences around the world and authored numerous scoliosis treatment publications.

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

Cervical, Lumbar, Adult & Pediatric Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Specialist
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In the search for an orthopedic spine surgeon near me? At the New York Spine Institute, our team of highly experienced physicians and surgeons have partnered with world-class orthopedic surgeons.  Our team is committed to providing our Manhattan patients with the most comprehensive orthopedic care and treatment. Both doctors are highly skilled and trained in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine and together with our spine specialists give focus to providing patients with the highest quality of orthopedic care.         

 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 

 With our focus on our unique approach to planned surgeries and on providing same day medical needs to patients at our multiple locations and our affiliate hospitals, the team here at New York Spine has been recognized time and time again in the industry.  The pain management programs we offer afford our Manhattan patients specialized care and treatment they need for a number of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.

At the New York State Institute our team stands ready to meet the orthopedic needs of all our patients and are committed to meeting all their personal needs.  During your consultation visit with our team we will collect pertinent data we need to design a personalized treatment plan that meets with your individual needs and helps you to once again reclaim your quality of life. 

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Nobody should have to endure extensive neck or back pain that prevents them from enjoying their life. Obtain an expert consultation from our spine doctors at New York Spine Institute in Manhattan, NY. Our back specialists will conduct a careful examination before presenting you with any back pain treatment options.*

We use the exam results and a list of your symptoms to make a determination that guides us to your back or neck pain treatment choices. Each treatment approach is individualized. In some situations, our patients need surgical intervention but we work to employ non-surgical back pain treatment, as recommended by your neck and back specialist.*

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We offer exceptional pain management in Manhattan, NY, by our fellowship-trained neck and back doctors. It’s not unusual for our patients to visit our spine specialists for back or neck pain treatment especially because literally millions of Americans will endure some variety of bodily pain at one time or another.

In order to provide our patients the best in affordable care, our back and neck doctors undergo thorough training in the most advanced technologies, medical treatment methods, and medical diagnostics for 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 Manhattan 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 experiencing an injury to your back, you may need surgery if less invasive methods don’t help you feel better.* If you need to receive surgery by one of our spine surgeons, then anticipate adding physical therapy to your normal routine. You need to revive your range of motion and functioning while minimizing your pain. In some instances, you may be required to make significant lifestyle adjustments, notably if your current one prompted your back or neck pain. Our spine doctors in Manhattan, NY oversee your rehabilitation. Physical therapy is a very powerful component of the recovery process.*

Physical therapy is one of the leading treatment forms that induce healing from chronic pain or after surgery.* Michael Friar D.P.T. is New York Spine Institute’s primary licensed physical therapist. As a highly skilled healthcare professional, he has a passion for reducing pain and treating his patients through carefully planned exercises that include conditioning, stretching, and strengthening exercise techniques.*

At NYSI, our back specialists formulate an exercise schedule to appropriately meet the needs of our patient, as well as taking into consideration their personal goals. Before putting them onto a rehab plan using cardio and weight training machines, our Manhattan, NY, patients must be assessed by our licensed physical therapist, Michael Friar, D.P.T. Distinctive treatment routines may be proposed depending on the location and severity of their pain.


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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 Manhattan, NY are always adapting to the ever-changing technologies. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) aids in the analysis of different medical conditions. It’s a harmless and efficient process that gives us a well-defined diagnosis.* The radiologists in our digital radiology department use MRIs to analyze the pictures of bone and soft tissue anatomy. NYSI advanced diagnostic imaging supplies us with the possibility to correctly prescribe personalized attention 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 Manhattan, NY.

The high field short bore 1.5T MRI system can be used in a wide 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 new GE 1.5T system provides our spine doctors with sharp, precise images of anatomy and pathology to support their assessment of an extensive range of musculoskeletal disorders.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has shown to be a particularly safe and beneficial tool allowing doctors to identify different back and neck conditions. It utilizes magnetism and radio waves to construct exact images. Our physicians then evaluate these images for specific diseases or other issues. MRI works when other types of methods, like x-ray, ultrasound, or CT (Computed Tomography), do not succeed.*

We aim to deliver world-class back, neck and spine treatment by making sure you are as comfortable as possible during your visit. We offer the choice of music, earplugs, and a sleeping mask to help you feel at home.

Our radiologists in our digital radiography department make use of advanced digitized photos of bone and soft tissue anatomy when they identify different conditions. A scoliosis diagnosis is determined 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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Looking for an orthopedic spine specialist near me? If you have back pain or suffered an injury to your spine, consult with one of our qualified specialists regarding treatment options in Manhattan, NY. While we are found in Manhattan, NY, our back and spine doctors gladly provide services for the greater New York City area. With our advanced back surgery technology, our patient-focused care, and decades of experience, you can feel assured when you decide to obtain care from our medical team. Stop dealing with the pain and make your appointment with our spine doctors, today.*

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