New York Spine Institute Spine Services

Spine and Orthopedic Surgeons in Old Westbury, NY


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


Our patients in Old Westbury, NY can expect the highest quality care from New York Spine Institute. This expert care will be from from our spine and neck specialists with decades of experience. These physicians and staff are passionate about improving your health.


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

We’ll customize your care for your need, which may include conservative physical therapy and pain management. If necessary, advanced spinal treatments and surgeries may be included.

Industry Leaders

As medical director, Alexandre B. de Moura, M.D., FAAOS oversees the industry leading physicians at NYSI with much experience in complex spine disorder treatment.

Multiple Languages

Here at NYSI, we want to serve patients from all over the world, so we speak languages including Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, and Russian.

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Fractures, herniated discs, diseased discs, and infection are all spine disorders that can cause back or neck pain. Our medical spine and neck doctors at NYSI in Old Westbury are specialized in back pain treatment. Advanced technology lets us locate the root of your back or neck pain letting us provide you with the correct line of treatment to get back on your feet.*

When you experience back pain, our back doctors will aim to provide the least invasive back pain treatment method. However, back or neck (cervical) surgery is usually not the given method of treatment and generally reserved for people experiencing pain after having already received treatment. Usually, our spine surgeons conduct an operation to provide relief for pinched nerves, spinal cord compression, or mechanical instability of the spinal cord.

Types of Spinal Surgeries we offer our Old Westbury patients:

The board-certified orthopedic surgeons at NYSI in Old Westbury carefully provide medical care to our patients. Our spine surgery back doctors have years of advanced training in the bone and neurological spinal disorders. Our patients include thousand of individuals in the greater New York City area suffering from back pain. These neck and back specialists work meticulously to fully comprehend the location of your pain to provide proper 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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Millions of people are affected by scoliosis in the United States with side to side curvature of the spine, unlike the natural front to back curves. If curves are insignificant they don’t usually cause any problems whereas large curves can create many health issues like fatigue, muscle pain, back pain, spinal arthritis, or even breathing issues.

For exceptional scoliosis treatment, call the NYSI in Old Westbury, NY. These spine and back specialists expertly treat the various degrees and types of scoliosis, including degenerative or common idiopathic types. This world-class scoliosis treatment center is one of the best in the U.S. due to our comprehensive approach to scoliosis treatment.  This extensive care is available for both children and adults because it impacts individuals of all ages. *

The severity of your spine’s curvature can affect your treatment for scoliosis by a spine doctor. Sometimes, our back and neck surgeon will need to perform surgery for our patients in Old Westbury and the greater New York City areas. These surgeons have high qualifications with years of knowledge and experience at our nationally ranked center, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.* Additionally, our back surgeons have provided lectures across the world 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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It is our mission to provide Old Westbury patients with the highest quality, thorough orthopedic care. That is why we at the New York Spine Institute have partnered with notable orthopedic surgeons who are equipped with skills and experience in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.

Our spine specialists provide Old Westbury patients with an  unparalleled level of care. We are here to help with 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 

The creation of our orthopedic division means that our center is able to use a shared team approach when it comes to all planned surgeries and emergent, same day medical needs throughout our multiple locations and affiliate hospitals. Our level of care comes from the shared perspectives and goals of our orthopedic specialists and our premier pain management program.  We are ready and prepared to tackle a full range of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system. Patients from Old Westbury can count on us when it comes to their orthopedic care.

We make sure to be understanding of every patient’s unique situation. Your consultation and treatment plans will not be the same as everyone else. Each patient’s experience will be different. Our orthopedic surgeons are here to help you feel like you again. We are the providers that Old Westbury patients can trust.

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Don’t go through life with constant back pain or neck pain. Once it begins to affect your daily routine, call New York Spine Institute in Old Westbury, NY for back pain treatment. It’s important to be examined by a back specialist with understanding of the complexities of the spine for back or neck pain treatment. Our professionals will exam you thoroughly prior to providing you with a recommended treatment course and all available options.

We will take note of your symptoms and will give you necessary tests that help us diagnosis you. Many factors will impact treatment options. Depending on our assessment, you have a range of choices from bracing to surgical intervention. Your treatment plan will be customized according to your needs. Even patients with the same disorder are usually prescribed differing treatment plans. Surgery should be avoided and we do that with non-surgical back pain treatment methods.

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Receive expert pain management in Old Westbury, NY, by a fellowship-trained back specialist.

Body pain will affect millions of Americans throughout their lifetime. For back or neck injuries, you must understand the different treatments available at your fingertips.

We are passionate about providing the best in health and healing. Our back pain specialists have appropriate education with distinct perspectives in assessing, diagnosing and managing many types of pain.*

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For successful rehabilitation, surgery itself won’t make you better immediately. Minimally invasive surgery must be with physical therapy to help your movement and mobility, decrease pain, restore function, and limit disability in individuals with injuries or impairments.* This is vital for individuals with lifestyles including additional strain to their neck and back. If you have a neck or back injury, come see our renowned back specialists in Old Westbury, NY.

The licensed physical therapist of NYSI, Michael Friar, D.P.T., is devoted to providing the best in physical therapy. Prepare to be assisted with and instructed on proper stretching, exercise, and manual therapy. To improve our patients’ condition we know we must provide essential information on body mechanics, postural awareness, and exercises for home. This helps them heal and aids in preventing reinjury.

The NYSI uses a combination of cardio and weight machines for strength and endurance training for Old Westbury patients undergoing physical therapy. Prior to a program, individuals are evaluated by a licensed physical therapist to determine present functioning levels, pain threshold and physical restrictions affecting their daily activities. Dependent on your evaluation results, Michael Friar, D.P.T., will help decide the best treatment along with setting goals for you aim for that you can achieve.


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The diagnosis of many conditions is possible with Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). This is a safe and noninvasive test helping NYSI to keep its mission to treat patients comfortably. The radiologist of our digital radiology department can analyze images for bone and soft tissue anatomy. NYSI diagnostic imaging gives customized 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 Old Westbury.

Our high field short bore 1.5T MRI system supports 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 newest GE 1.5T system lets our physicians work with high quality, detailed pictures of anatomy and pathology to evaluate many musculoskeletal disorders.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a very valuable tool for diagnosing a variety of conditions. This safe, painless, non-invasive exam uses magnetism and radio waves to create detailed images used to evaluate various parts of the body to determine the presence of some diseases that may not be visible with other imaging methods such as x-ray, ultrasound or CT (Computed Tomography).*

Our main priority is to give each patient with superior, individualized care and comfort. A relaxing and calming environment can be found with choice of music, earplugs and sleeping mask to make you feel at home.

Our facility’s digital radiography department allows captured images to be digitized so the radiologist can analyze bone and soft tissue anatomy for diagnosis. Long Length Imaging (LLI) can help 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 in Old Westbury for back pain & neck pain diagnosis & surgery. We are privileged to give you personalized and complete care. Our practice is one of the most trusted and respected spine surgery practices in greater New York City. Feel free to contact the back & neck pain diagnosis and spine surgery specialist now for your back pain or neck pain and start on the road to recovery.

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