New York Spine Institute Spine Services

Spine and Orthopedic Surgeons in North Hempstead, NY


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


New York Spine Institute strives to provide the best care for its patients in the greater New York region such as in North Hempstead, NY. You will encounter proficient care from our spine doctors who hold decades of back pain expertise. Our spine specialists and staff are devoted to the healing and recovery of your health.

New York Spine Institute 

Office Address: 761 Merrick Avenue Westbury, NY 11590

Phone: 1-888-444-6974

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

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Quality Care

You are supplied specialized care that fits your needs as directed by our back and neck specialists. This incorporates moderate physical therapy and pain control or if needed, superior spinal procedures or surgeries.

Industry Leaders

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

Multiple Languages

NYSI works to give back pain treatment services to patients from all around the world. Our professional staff speaks a mixture of languages including Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, and Russian.

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There are many distinct kinds of spine disorders. These include various fractures, herniated or diseased discs, infection, and injury. The majority of people just refer to their pain as back pain or neck pain because they’re not certain what’s behind it. At New York Spine Institute in North Hempstead, NY, we take the mystery out of your back pain by presenting you with a medical explanation for your pain. We use advanced diagnostics to uncover the source of your disorder. Then we give you advanced, powerful treatments to allow you the relief you crave so you can get back to experiencing your life—pain-free.*

Spine surgery, also known as back or cervical (neck) surgery, is necessary for only a minute percentage of patients with back or neck pain after reasonable treatment has failed. In many circumstances, our spine surgeons usually perform operations to relieve individuals of relentless pain due to pinched nerves or lack of function from spinal cord compression or mechanical instability of the spine.

Types of Spinal Surgeries we offer our North Hempstead patients:

At New York Spine Institute, your preventive care will be supervised by a board-certified orthopedic surgeon trained in back surgery who possesses advanced training in the bone and neurological disorders of the spine. Our back surgeons have successfully helped thousands of patients in North Hempstead, NY and throughout New York City to beat their back pain with necessary back pain treatment so they can improve their natural level of functioning. First and foremost, our back specialists and trained staff provide you with respect, patience, and understanding by taking the time to become acquainted with you, discuss your back pain, describe your treatment strategy, and to handle any of your questions. *

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Cervical Lumbar Spine Specialist, Medical Director
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New York Spine Institute gives world-class treatment for all sorts of scoliosis; ranging from common idiopathic and degenerative types to less familiar congenital and iatrogenic types; as well as any other kinds. As one of the top-rated scoliosis treatment centers in the nation, we execute comprehensive care for scoliosis ailments affecting the pediatric and adult residents in North Hempstead, NY. Our multi approach and extensive strategy for these intricate spinal deformities give us the opportunity to diagnose and provide back pain treatment quickly at a single location.*

While not all scoliosis conditions require surgical intervention, if surgery is necessary then our North Hempstead, NY patients are in the best of care with our world-renowned and trained spine surgeons who routinely perform these sorts of procedures at the nationally ranked institution, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.* Our back surgeons have presented lectures around the world and authored numerous publications pertaining to scoliosis and its treatment.

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

Cervical, Lumbar, Adult & Pediatric Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Specialist
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Here at the New York Spine Institute our renowned team of spine physicians and surgeons have partnered with world-class orthopedic surgeons who are recognized for their expertise in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine. Our orthopedic specialists will be working right alongside of our spine specialists in our efforts to provide comprehensive orthopedic care and treatment to all our North Hempstead patients.             

 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 

The specialists here at New York Spine Institute offer a unique approach to our planned surgeries and take pride in the fact that we can provide same day medical services to patients at our many locations and our affiliate hospitals.   Our commitment is to offer those patients who suffer with a variety of injuries or musculoskeletal system diseases, effective personalized pain management programs that will provide optimal care specific to their individual needs.  

We are proud of our simple mission statement here at the NYS Institute which is simply to create and design personalized treatment plans that are not only effective but also assist our North Hempstead patients in reclaiming their quality of life.  

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When neck pain or back pain becomes consistent, powerful, or interrupts with your normal, daily activities, it is beyond time to come to New York Spine Institute serving North Hempstead, NY. Only a back or neck specialist trained in the complexities of the spine can correctly diagnose your specific problem and offer you a fitting treatment plan and other options. Once your back pain is fully checked and a conclusive diagnosis is reached, we’ll give you your back or neck pain treatment possibilities ranging from non-operative to surgical.

Customizing therapy alternatives to each person’s requirements is an indispensable part of managing spinal complexities. The extensive assortment of known spine disorders indicates that treatment options vary too. In fact, two individuals with twin spine disorders will be managed differently due to the variations in the seriousness of their symptoms and other medical factors that are individual to each person.

The spine and neck doctors at New York Spine Institute will evaluate you thoroughly to discover the precise source of your neck or back pain. We listen closely and test extensively before we diagnose and propose any type of back or neck pain treatment. Even though we’re a surgical practice, we do not regularly favor a surgical resolution. Our patients can very often benefit from methods that do not require surgical intervention. Our first choice, whenever possible, is to give you a non-surgical choice to mitigate your pain.

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The best pain management in North Hempstead, NY from a fellowship-trained specialist.

If you are like many other American adults, you will experience an injury or other bodily pain at some time during your life. When you do, you will need to know which choices you have at your fingertips.

Our pain management experts have specialized education and unique viewpoints in evaluating, diagnosing and managing all kinds of pain.* Our leading physicians, John Stamatos, MD, Reginald Rousseau, MD, Adam Shestack, MD and Deborah Mottahedeh, DO are superior fellowship-trained in interventional pain management procedures, spine care, and sports medicine.

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

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Minimally invasive surgery and non-operative rehabilitation are more than just coined terms for those trying to recover from injuries ranging from mild to severe—they are often the sole options for effective recovery. Regular musculoskeletal and orthopedic exercises can be misunderstood by those who have sustained a back injury or live busy lifestyles that place strain their backs or necks. Patients requiring access to world-class care in North Hempstead, NY can now depend on New York Spine Institute’s licensed physical therapist, Michael Friar, D.P.T., for their care.

Physical Therapy is used to support mobility and movement, reduce pain, reestablish function and limit disability in anyone with injuries or impairments.* This is succeeded through the practice of specific techniques, dynamic and passive stretching, exercise routines, and manual therapy. Patients are shown adequate body mechanics, postural information and several home exercise plans to maintain their present condition but also to prevent future injuries.

New York Spine Institute has plenty of weight machines to build strength, along with cardio equipment for endurance exercise.  North Hempstead, NY patients will be evaluated by our licensed physical therapist to discover their current level of function, pain intensity and limitations within their muscle and motor control. Michael Friar, D.P.T. will speak with you about the available treatment options based on the findings from your evaluation in order to set sensible targets in conjunction with what you have in mind to help you recover at a decent pace.*


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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is used in helping to diagnose different neck pain and back pain sources. It is safe, noninvasive, and allows NYSI to uphold its commitment to comfortably treating its patients. The digital radiology department permits the radiologist to analyze images of bone and soft tissue anatomy for problems. NYSI diagnostic imaging achieves exceptional care in addition to using state-of-the-art diagnostics.

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

The high field short bore 1.5T MRI system helps a broad range of clinical purposes 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 found to be very useful for finding a comprehensive array of conditions. It is a painless, non-invasive exam that uses magnetism and radio waves to generate precise images used to evaluate areas of the body and discover certain diseases which may not be visible with other imaging methods such as x-ray, ultrasound or CT (Computed Tomography). *

Our priority is to give each patient individualized care and support. We provide a relaxing and calming atmosphere by giving you a choice of music, earplugs and a sleeping mask to make you feel at home.

Our facility also manages a digital radiography department. In this setting, the images are digitized so the radiologist can analyze bone and some soft tissue anatomy for an exact diagnosis. We also provide Long Length Imaging (LLI) for precise 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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Our spine doctors offer committed, cost-effective services in North Hempstead, NY to accurately analyze and manage your back pain and neck pain. The back and neck specialists at New York Spine Institute strive to deliver prompt, individualized care. We are one of the top trusted and regarded spine surgery facilities in greater New York City that is managed by outstanding back surgeons. Contact our back and neck specialists to secure an appointment to evaluate your unique back pain conditions. If you’re eager to get on the road to recovery—call us, today!

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