New York Spine Institute Spine Services

Spine and Orthopedic Surgeons in Staten Island, NY


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


If you’re searching for the best spine doctors that have decades of practice, then New York Spine Institute in Staten Island, NY is the location for you. We offer advanced back and neck pain treatment for clients all across the greater New York area. Our back doctors and skilled staff strive to produce beneficial results in back pain recovery.


New York Spine Institute 

Office Address: 3907 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11232

Phone: 1-888-444-6974

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



Quality Care

Our back and neck specialists execute a method of action that’s made especially for your needs, whether you need a back surgeon for a difficult spinal ailment or something less severe for mild back pain. Our purpose is to help you feel stronger in as little time as possible.

Industry Leaders

As industry leaders in treating spinal ailments, our own team at New York Spine Institute is led by medical director, Alexandre B. de Moura, M.D., FAAOS.

Multiple Languages 

At NYSI, we serve patients from all around the world. We assist our patients by speaking multiple languages such as Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, and Russian.

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There are different categories of spine conditions that generate back pain or neck pain. These include fractures, herniated discs, diseased discs, and infection. The prominent spine doctors at New York Spine Institute in Staten Island, NY, are prepared to offer back pain treatment. Our superior technology empowers us to get directly to the heart of your back or neck pain. Equipped with this knowledge, we can offer you the right line of treatment to strengthen you as you get back on your feet.*

If you have back pain, our back doctors will endeavor to present you with the least invasive back pain treatment means. Ordinarily, spine surgery is not the given method of treatment. Back or neck (cervical) surgery is very often reserved for people having pain after undergoing other treatments. In numerous of these events, our spine surgeons apply an operation to give relief due to pinched nerves, spinal cord compression, or mechanical instability of the spinal cord.

Types of Spinal Surgeries we offer our Staten Island patients:

The board-certified orthopedic surgeons at New York Spine Institute in Staten Island, NY, efficiently provide compassionate, affordable medical care to every one of our patients. Our back doctors specialize in back surgery, along with possessing years of advanced education in bone and neurological spinal disorders. We have served thousands of people in the greater New York City area who have had back pain. Our neck and back specialists work thoughtfully to fully discern where your pain is located so we can give you helpful 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 are diagnosed with scoliosis in the United States each year. Scoliosis applies to the sideways curvature of the spine, which is not the normal curve of the spine. Small spinal curves don’t tend to cause any issues whereas significant curves can cause different health issues. These can be issues like muscle fatigue, back pain, spinal arthritis, or even breathing issues.

If you need to obtain scoliosis treatment, visit the NYSI in Staten Island, NY. Our spine and back specialists skillfully manage treatment for the differing degrees and sorts of scoliosis, such as the degenerative or common idiopathic types. Our world-class scoliosis treatment center is one of the best in the U.S. because we use comprehensive tactics in treating scoliosis. We provide far-reaching care for both children and adults, as we recognize it impacts people of all ages. *

Your scoliosis treatment by your spine doctor will depend on the degree of curvature in your spine. Our highly-skilled back surgeons hold decades of experience and expertise at our nationally renowned center, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.* The back surgeons at our prestigious facility have delivered scoliosis lectures around the world and authored various scoliosis treatment writings. 

Peter Passias M.D. FAAOS - NY Spine Institute Staff Link

Cervical, Lumbar Spine Specialist
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Angel Macagno M.D. FAAOS - NY Spine Institute Staff - Link

Cervical, Lumbar, Adult & Pediatric Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Specialist
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The New York Spine Institute and its team of dedicated physicians and surgeons has now partnered with world-class orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Dylan O’Rourke and Dr. Alexios Apazidis, M.D.  We strive to provide all our Staten Island patients with the most comprehensive orthopedic care and treatment options. Both Dr. O’Rourke and Dr. Apazidis are known for their high level of expertise in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine work alongside all our spine specialists in rendering only 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 

 We take pride in our unique approach to planned surgeries and in our ability to provide same day medical needs to patients at our multiple locations and our affiliate hospitals. The pain management programs we offer provide Staten Island patients personalized care and treatment options they need for a variety of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.

The dedicated spine specialists here at the New York State Institute are steadfast in meeting the personal needs of all our patients and strive to design a treatment plan that is specific to each patient’s needs by gathering pertinent info needed at your initial consultation visit in our efforts to help patients reclaim their quality of life.  

Alexios Apazidis, M.D., M.B.A.

Alexios Apazidis, M.D., M.B.A.

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Dylan O’Rourke

Dylan O’Rourke

Physician’s Assistant
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If your back or neck pain is keeping you from living your life to the fullest or even from your normal routine, reach out to New York Spine Institute in Staten Island, NY. See our back and neck doctors to obtain back pain treatment. It’s important to be seen by a spine specialist who fully understands the intricacies of the spine when it deals with neck or back pain treatment. Our masters will provide you with a careful exam preceding delivering a recommended path of treatment, along with any other possible treatment options.

There are numerous determinants influencing your treatment options. Depending on our conclusion, your options extend from bracing to surgical intervention. We create your treatment plan according to each of your specific needs. Even if someone has the same condition as you, the chances of you having the same treatment plan are very slim because of your personal situation.

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Effective pain management in Staten Island, NY, by a fellowship-trained back specialist. You’ll probably need to see a doctor for spine pain at some point because millions of Americans often do at least once in their life. It’s important to know that you have many treatment options in the event that you sustain a back injury.

Our neck and back specialists are given instruction in the newest technologies, medical treatment methods, and medical diagnostics for the majority of back and neck pain-related issues. *

Some treatment methods offered to patients in Staten Island, NY 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 the treatment of neuropathic pain syndromes such as CRPS
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If you want a successful rehabilitation, you can’t have back surgery and then assume you will feel better in a week. Recovery takes time and physical therapy to recover your movement and mobility, lower pain, rebuild function, and limit disability in individuals with injuries or impairments.* This is extremely important for individuals that have lifestyles that add further strain to their neck and back. If you’ve sustained a neck or back injury, get care from our celebrated back specialists in Staten Island, NY.

New York Spine Institute’s licensed physical therapist, Michael Friar, D.P.T. is here to give you with the best in physical therapy. You’ll be provided with and educated on adequate stretching, exercise, and manual therapy. In order to enhance our patients’ health; we must supply them with the necessary knowledge of body mechanics, postural awareness, and activities that can be accomplished in the home. Not only does it help them feel better but it also aids in preventing any injuries in the future.

The NYSI uses cardio and weight machines to target strength and stamina training as a whole for Staten Island, NY patients currently partaking in physical therapy. Prior to establishing a schedule, each person is assessed by our licensed physical therapist. We determine their present functioning levels, pain threshold and physical restrictions on their everyday activities. Michael Friar, D.P.T., will designate a physical therapy program along with setting useful goals for you to work toward.


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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.


NYSI utilizes a Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine in diagnosing a range of conditions. Not only is this machine useful and safe but it allows us to diagnose the cause of your discomfort easily. * The radiologist in our digital radiology department in our Staten Island, NY office can quickly review crisp images of your bone and soft tissue anatomy. NYSI diagnostic imaging lets us provide expert care by using this state-of-the-art technology.

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

The high field short bore 1.5T MRI system can be used for many clinical applications including but not confined 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 supplies our doctors with precise, detailed images of anatomy and pathology to confirm their evaluation of a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is an extremely helpful machine for use in diagnosing various conditions. It is a safe, non-invasive technological tool that employs magnetism and radio waves to create precise images. Our doctors then examine these images of varying parts of the body for particular conditions. Many of these may not have been visible when using other methods like x-ray, ultrasound, or CT (Computed Tomography). *

Our chief objective is to give the best possible care to our patients that help to eliminate their pain while recovering their condition. We also aim to provide a peaceful environment that is comprised of music, earplugs, and a sleeping mask to help you feel relaxed.

Our office also has an advanced digital radiography department. The radiologist reviews digitized images of bone and soft tissue anatomy to find a proper diagnosis. To determine a proper diagnose scoliosis, we use 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.


*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 in Staten Island, NY consistently delivers affordable, high-quality neck and back pain treatment services to our local patients. Our dedicated physicians and qualified staff work hard to quickly provide back pain diagnosis and back pain treatment. Providing services to the greater New York City region, our esteemed spine surgery facility wants to get rid of your back pain forever. * If you’re dealing with back or neck pain, don’t allow the suffering to continue. Speak with a back or neck pain specialist today to schedule your appointment.

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