New York Spine Institute Spine Services

Spine and Orthopedic Surgeons in Queens


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


New York Spine Institute gives the best in back pain care to its patients residing in the greater New York City region including Queens, NY. Our patients will encounter proficient care from our compassionate back pain doctors who possess decades of expertise. Our spine specialists and staff are committed to helping you feel better as you restore your health.


New York Spine Institute 

Office Address: 8002 Kew Gardens Road Suite 200, Kew Gardens, NY 11415

Phone: 1-888-444-6974

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


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Quality Care

You are provided personalized care that satisfies your health needs as directed by our back and neck specialists. This includes conventional physical therapy and pain management or if required, advanced spinal treatments and even surgeries.

Industry Leaders

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

Multiple Languages

NYSI provides back pain services to patients from all over the world. Our professional personnel speaks several languages including Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, and Russian.


There’s a variety of different spine disorders. These can include fractures, herniated or diseased discs, infection, and trauma. Most people commonly refer to their pain simply as back pain or neck pain because they’re not exactly sure why they’re hurting. At New York Spine Institute in Queens, NY, we provide you with the answer to your questions by revealing the medical reason behind your back pain. We utilize state-of-the-art diagnostics to identify the source of your back or neck pain. Then we can give you superior, effective treatments to supply you the relief you want so you can get back to your daily routine.*

Spine surgery, also known as back or cervical (neck) surgery, is appropriate for only a small percentage of people suffering from back or neck pain after other treatment options haven’t worked. In most situations, our spine surgeons simply execute operations to relieve sufferers of constant pain from pinched nerves or lack of function from spinal cord compression or mechanical instability of the spine.

Types of Spinal Surgeries we offer our Queens patients:

At New York Spine Institute, your health care will be supervised by a board-certified orthopedic surgeon qualified in spine surgery and who has undergone advanced training in the bone and neurological disorders of the spine. Our back surgeons have helped to heal thousands of patients in Queens, NY and throughout New York City. We’ve helped them get rid of their back pain and return to full functionality.* Most importantly, our spine specialists and professional team give you the patience, respect, and understanding you deserve by taking the time to learn about you, communicate your treatment options, and answering any of your questions.*

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

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

New York Spine Institute gives exceptional spine treatment for all types of scoliosis; varying from well-known idiopathic and degenerative types to less familiar congenital and iatrogenic ones; as well as additional types. As one of the best scoliosis treatment centers in the U.S, we execute comprehensive care for scoliosis conditions impacting the pediatric and adult residents of Queens, NY. Our comprehensive strategy for these complex spinal deformities allow us to provide an accelerated diagnosis and effective therapy all at one location.*

Not every scoliosis ailment requires surgical intervention, but when surgery is needed our Queens, NY patients are in the capable hands of world-renowned and qualified spine surgeons who frequently perform these kinds of procedures at the nationally ranked institution, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.* Our spine surgeons have delivered lectures around the world and authored many publications pertaining to scoliosis and its treatment. 

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Angel Macagno, M.D.

Cervical, Lumbar, Adult & Pediatric Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Specialist
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The New York Spine Institute seeks to provide Queens patients with an unparalleled level of orthopedic care. Our orthopedic surgeons in Queens are skilled in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.

Our spine specialists serving Queens will provide you with the best level of care around. We are equipped to handle 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 

Our orthopedic division has allowed our institute to provide a shared team approach to all planned surgeries and emergent, same day medical needs at our various locations and affiliate hospitals. With a shared vision, we are able to provide one of the top rated pain management programs around.  Queens patients will receive an unparalleled level of care for a full spectrum of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.

Looking for an orthopedic doctor in Queens? Our orthopedic surgeons serving Queens are skilled listeners. We understand that each patient’s situation will be different. We are here to listen to your needs, questions, and concerns. Your consultation and treatment plan will be tailored to you. Our team understands the importance of high-quality orthopedic care. We are ready to help get your health back on track, with our expert surgeons and top rated orthopedic treatments.

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When neck pain or back pain becomes chronic, intense, or intrudes on your normal, daily life, it’s time for you to visit New York Spine Institute serving Queens, NY. Only a back and neck specialist instructed in the complexities of the spine can accurately diagnose your specific problem and advise you on an appropriately suited treatment plan and any further options. After your back pain is completely examined and a definitive diagnosis is reached, we present our patients with back or neck pain treatment options varying from non-operative to surgical.

Customizing therapy alternatives to meet the individual’s needs is a fundamental part of managing spinal complications. The extensive variety of spine disorders means that treatment options will vary too. In fact, two people with identical back pain will be managed differently because of the disparities in the severity of their pain symptoms and additional medical conditions that are individual to each person.

The neck and spine orthopedic doctors at New York Spine Institute will begin by assessing your health sufficiently to locate the exact origin of your back or neck pain. We listen carefully and test extensively before we make a diagnosis and propose any sort of back or neck pain treatment. Even though we are a surgical practice, we don’t always feel a surgical method is the right course of treatment. Our patients can typically heal from treatments that don’t require surgery. Our first inclination, whenever reasonable, is to provide our patients with a non-surgical alternative to alleviate your pain.


Superior pain management in Queens, NY from a fellowship-trained specialist. Most people will feel some type of bodily pain or injury at a point or two in your life. When that time comes, you will need to be ready and aware of your treatment choices.

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

Each of our specialists has expertise in the latest diagnostics, medical treatments and advanced technologies in nearly every pain-related condition.*

We offer Queens 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.

Spinal Conditions we can help treat include:


Minimally invasive surgery and non-surgical recovery are very often the only methods of recovery from back pain or neck pain that most individuals have when relying on neck or back pain treatment options. Regular musculoskeletal and orthopedic conditioning, along with lifestyle changes can be employed by those who have sustained a back injury, and particularly those who have busy lifestyles that add strain to their backs or necks. Patients requiring access to world-class orthopedic care in Queens, NY can now depend on New York Spine Institute’s licensed physical therapist, Michael Friar, D.P.T., for their individualized care.

Physical Therapy is utilized to promote mobility and movement, diminish pain, restore function, and prevent disability in patients with injuries or impairments.* This is achieved through the application of specific techniques, active and passive stretching, exercise techniques, and manual therapy.  Patients are shown satisfactory body mechanics, postural attention and various home exercise plans to maintain support of their present condition but also to evade issues in the future.

New York Spine Institute administers numerous weight machines to increase strength, in addition to cardio equipment for endurance training. Queens, NY patients will be evaluated by our licensed physical therapist to discover their current level of function, pain intensity, and constraints with their everyday living activities. Michael Friar, D.P.T. will explain your available treatment choices based on the verdict from the initial evaluation in order to set practical goals in combination with what the patient has in mind to encourage them to recover at an optimal speed.

Michael Friar, D.P.T.

Physical Therapist
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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.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is beneficial for diagnosing types of neck pain and back pain origins. It is safe, noninvasive, and lets the professionals at NYSI uphold its commitment to comfortably treating its patients. The digital radiology department lets the radiologist analyze pictures of bone and soft tissue anatomy carefully. NYSI diagnostic imaging implements individualized care in addition to state-of-the-art diagnostics.

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

The high field short bore 1.5T MRI system supports a broad range of clinical applications 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) is a very useful tool for diagnosing a broad range of conditions. It is a secure, painless, non-invasive exam that uses magnetism and radio waves to create precise images used to assess various parts of the body and determine the presence of certain diseases which may not be apparent with other imaging methods such as x-ray, ultrasound or CT (Computed Tomography). *

Our top priority is to implement a relaxing and calming atmosphere by giving you a choice of music, earplugs and a sleeping mask to make you feel right at home.

This facility also operates a digital radiography department. In this setting, the captured images are digitized so the radiologist can examine bone and some soft tissue anatomy for an accurate diagnosis. We also provide Long Length Imaging (LLI) for adequate scoliosis assessment.

*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 Queens Patients The Care They Need

Our spine doctors offer dedicated, cost-effective services in Queens, NY to properly diagnose your back and neck pain. The back and neck specialists at New York Spine Institute provide personalized and extensive care. We are one of the top respected spine surgery facilities in greater New York City. Please reach out to our back and neck specialists to obtain an appointment to evaluate your individual back pain conditions. If you’re suffering and looking for an orthopedic in Queens, don’t wait, call us today!

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