New York Spine Institute Spine Services

Spine and Orthopedic Surgeons in Plainview, NY


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


New York Spine Institute is proud to provide high quality care for patients of the greater New York area including Plainview, NY. Expert care from our spine specialists with decades of experience who want to improve your health towards recovery is to be expected.


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

Looking for customizable care? Come to NYSI for conservative physical therapy and pain management or if necessary, advanced spinal treatments and surgeries.

Industry Leaders

The medical director of NYSI, Alexandre B. de Moura, M.D., FAAOS leads our physicians who are industry leaders in complex spine disorder treatment with experience.

Multiple Languages 

Our mission is to give our services to patients from all over the world. Our experienced staff speak a multitude of languages including Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, and Russian.

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Your back pain or neck pain can be caused by different types of spine disorders like fractures, herniated discs, diseased discs, and infection. Our medical spine doctors at NYSI in Plainview have special training to administer back pain treatment. The advanced technology at our institute allows us to find the root of your back or neck pain. Once we know this, we can correctly provide you with the line of treatment to help you recover.*

Do you have back pain? See our back and neck doctors for the least invasive back pain treatment method. Normally, surgery is not the given method of treatment. Rather, back or neck (cervical) surgery is generally reserved for people with pain after a previous treatment. Typically, these spine surgeons operate for relief due to pinched nerves, spinal cord compression, or mechanical instability of the spinal cord.

Types of Spinal Surgeries we offer our Plainview patients:

Our board-certified orthopedic surgeons of New York Spine Institute in Plainview, NY, comprehensively provide our patients with medical care. These back doctors have specialties in spine surgery with years of being advancely trained in the bone and neurological spinal disorders. Thousands of individuals with back pain have received care from us in the greater New York City area. Our neck and back specialists will strive to completely comprehend the location of your pain to provide appropriate treatment for your specific condition.*


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Cervical Lumbar Spine Specialist, Medical Director
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Scoliosis, referring to the side to side curvature of the spine, unlike the natural front to back curves, affects millions of people in the United States. Insignificant curves normally don’t cause problems but large curves can create many health issues such as fatigue, muscle pain, back pain, spinal arthritis, or breathing issues.

Exceptional scoliosis treatment is available at the NYSI in Plainview, NY. These spine and back specialists have skills to treat the varying scoliosis degrees and types, including the degenerative and common idiopathic types. The world-class scoliosis treatment center of NYSI is one of the country’s best since we take a comprehensive approach to scoliosis treatment.  Our comprehensive care is for both children and adults because we know it impacts individuals of all ages. *

Your scoliosis treatment from our spine doctor is dependent on how severe your spine’s curvature is. Occasionally, our back and neck surgeon will need to complete surgery for Plainview patients. These highly-qualified surgeons with years of knowledge have experience at our nationally ranked center, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.* Additionally, the back surgeons at our institute give global lectures and have authored multiple scoliosis treatment publications. For more details, refer to our Spine 101 section.

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Cervical, Lumbar Spine Specialist
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Cervical, Lumbar, Adult & Pediatric Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Specialist
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The New York Spine Institute has partnered with world-class orthopedic surgeons to bring our Plainview patients the best possible care. They are highly skilled in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine. Our spine specialists at the New York Spine Institute provide the highest level of orthopedic care 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 

Creating our orthopedic division has allowed our center serving Plainview to use a shared team approach to all planned surgeries along with emergent, same day medical needs at our various locations and affiliate hospitals. It is with the shared vision of our team, our unparalleled pain management program offers Plainview patients care for a full range of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.

Our orthopedic surgeons serving Plainview are understanding and compassionate. They will listen to the needs and concerns of each and every patient. We know that every patient is different. That is why we pride ourselves on being adaptive and successful listeners. Each consultation and treatment will be catered to you specifically. High-quality orthopedic care is paramount for our Plainview patients. We will help you feel like you again through our cutting-edge orthopedic treatments.

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Don’t ongoing back pain or neck pain rule your life. If it affects your daily routine, come to New York Spine Institute in Plainview, NY and let our back doctors provide back pain treatment. It’s important to be seen by a back and neck specialist with understanding of the complexities of the spine for back or neck pain treatment. Our professionals will provide you with a thorough exam ahead of offering you a recommended course of treatment, with any available options.

We’ll take note of your described symptoms and will give you tests to help us make a diagnosis. Many several factors impact your treatment options and depending on our assessment, your choices may range from bracing to surgical intervention. Each treatment plan is customized for your specific needs. Even patients suffering from the same disorder are usually prescribed a differing treatment plan. Patients want to avoid surgery and we try to avoid it with non-surgical back pain treatment methods.

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Come to NYSI in Plainview for pain management by a fellowship-trained back specialist.

Body pain affects millions of Americans, but concerning a back or neck injury, it’s important to understand the different treatments available to you.

We make it our life’s mission to provide the best in health and healing. Our back pain specialists have specialized education and distinct perspectives in assessing, diagnosing and managing various types of pain.*

These neck and back specialists undergo training in the latest technologies, medical treatment methods, and medical diagnostics for most back and neck pain-related issues.

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If you are looking for successful rehabilitation, don’t rely solely on surgery. Even minimally invasive surgeries are to be accompanied by physical therapy to help your movement and mobility, decrease pain, restore function, and decrease disability in individuals experiencing injuries or impairments.* Particularly, this is important for individuals leading lifestyles adding extra strain to their neck and back. Have you experienced a neck or back injury? Then, seek care from our renowned back specialists in Plainview, NY.

Our physical therapist is committed to providing you with the best in physical therapy treatment. His name is Michael Friar, D.P.T. Anticipate being assisted with and instructed on proper stretching, exercise, and manual therapy. In order to improve a patient’s condition vital information on body mechanics, postural awareness, and exercises to be completed at home must be provided. This helps them heal while preventing reinjury.

A combination of cardio and weight machines lets NYSI target strength and endurance training for Plainview patients undergoing physical therapy. Before a program, patients receive an evaluation by a licensed physical therapist to determines present functioning levels, pain threshold and physical restrictions affecting their daily activities. Depending on your evaluation results, Michael Friar, D.P.T., will help you to identify the best treatment with achievable goals for you aim for.


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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) can help diagnose many conditions. In addition to being safe and noninvasive, it helps NYSI keep its mission to treat patients with comfort. Our radiologist can analyze images for bone and soft tissue anatomy through our digital radiology department. NYSI diagnostic imaging treats patients individually with state-of-the-art diagnostics.

New York Spine Institute has modern diagnostic imaging: a high field short bore 1.5T MRI system and Digital Radiography (DX) x-ray for our patients in Plainview.

The high field short bore 1.5T MRI system supports a wide range of clinical applications such as MRI’s of the Spine, Brain, Abdomen, Pelvis, Shoulder, Knee, Hip, Elbow, Wrist, Hand, Ankle and Foot.*

The NYSI’s brand new GE 1.5T system lets our physicians work with high quality, detailed pictures of anatomy and pathology to help assess a variety of musculoskeletal disorders.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is a very valuable tool for diagnosing a wide range of conditions. It’s a safe, painless, non-invasive exam using magnetism and radio waves to create detailed images which help evaluate parts of the body determining the presence of certain diseases which may not be visible with other imaging methods like x-ray, ultrasound or CT (Computed Tomography).*

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

This facility also has a digital radiography department letting captured images be digitized letting the radiologist can analyze bone and some soft tissue anatomy for diagnosis. We also provide Long Length Imaging (LLI) for superior 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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This exceptional back pain & neck pain diagnosis & surgery practice in Plainview, New York Spine Institute, has the privilege to provide you with complete, highly personalized care. We’re a very trusted and respected spine surgery practice in greater New York City. Call the back & neck pain diagnosis and spine surgery specialist today to discuss your condition, either back pain or neck pain, and begin yourself towards recovery.

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