New York Spine Institute Spine Services

Spine and Orthopedic Surgeons in Suffolk County, NY



When you visit New York Spine Institute, you will receive the highest quality care from our spine doctors when many years of experience in the greater Suffolk County area. The goal of our providers is to give you expert care to improve 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

Your care will be customized to your individual health. This care extends to all of our back and neck pain treatments ranging from conservative physical therapy and pain management to advanced spinal treatments and surgeries.

Industry Leaders

Alexandre B. de Moura, M.D., FAAOS is the medical director leading our physicians, who are experienced industry leaders in the treatment of spine disorders.

Multiple Languages 

Here at NYSI, we take pride in being able to serve patients from all over the globe. Our experienced staff speak many languages including Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, and Russian.

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There are various types of spine disorders including fractures, herniated or diseased discs, infection, or injury. Most commonly, these spine disorders translate into the same thing: back pain or neck pain. When someone experiences this pain, it may seem difficult trying to determine the cause. This is where New York Spine Institute locations serving Suffolk County come in. When you see one of our back and neck doctors, we’ll use medical, modern diagnostics to determine the cause of your pain. Then, we will offer you advanced, effective neck and back pain treatments to relieve you of your discomfort and get you back to your normal level of function.*

Despite what you may think, spine surgery, which includes back and cervical (neck) surgery, is only recommended for a small numbers. Those patients who surgery is appropriate for have back or neck problems and conservative treatments have failed. When most patients receive surgery, the spine surgeons perform operations that relieve continuous pain from pinched nerves or loss of function from a spinal cord compression or mechanical instability of the spine.

Types of Spinal Surgeries we offer our Suffolk County patients:

At New York Spine Institute, you can be confident in your medical care because it will be directed by a board-certified orthopaedic surgeon with specialization in spine surgery and advanced training in bone and neurological disorders of the spine. Our back surgeons have much experience helping patients in Suffolk County and the Greater New York City area with their back pain treatment so they can return to their normal lives. In addition to great medical care, our back specialists and neck specialists and staff will give you the respect, patience, and understanding you expect. We get to know you individually, take the time to explain your condition and treatment, as well as answer all questions you may have.*

Dr. Alexandre de Moura - NY Spine Institute - Long Island spine surgeon, manhattan back surgeon

Cervical Lumbar Spine Specialist, Medical Director
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Our Suffolk County patients can come to New York Spine Institute for treatments of all types of scoliosis including common idiopathic and degenerative causes, rare congenital and iatrogenic causes, and everything in between. Since we’re one of the premier centers for scoliosis treatment in the country, we provide complete scoliosis care for adults and pediatric patients in Suffolk County. Because our approach is both multidisciplinary and comprehensive, we can offer expedited diagnosis and treatment at a single location.*

Not all scoliosis conditions require surgery to treat, but when it is necessary our Suffolk County patients will be taken care of by our world-renowned and experienced spine surgeons who perform these procedures regularly at a nationally ranked institution, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. Our back and neck surgeons have given lectures throughout the world and authored numerous publications about 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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The NY Institute is here to offer Suffolk County residents the best orthopedic care in the area. We have proudly teamed up with the top ranked orthopedic surgeons. Our experts are both exceptionally  skilled in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine. 

Our talented spine specialists provide Suffolk County residents with comprehensive, exceptional patient care. We cover 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 NY Spine Institute’s creation of an orthopedic division allows our center to provide a shared team approach with all planned surgeries and emergent, same day medical needs at a number of our locations and affiliate hospitals. Our doctors have a shared vision of care, which is what makes our premier pain management program the best around. Suffolk County residents will receive an unparalleled level of care when you choose us. We are here to help with a full range of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.


Our expert orthopedic surgeons serving Suffolk County know that every patient is different. While under our care you will receive customized consultations and treatments to meet your specific needs. We are here to listen to all of your questions and concerns. We will always work to accommodate you to the best of our ability. Everyone deserves good, reliable orthopedic care.  Through the knowledge of our experts and advanced treatments, we will help Suffolk County patients regain their confidence and feel like themselves again.

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Once your back pain or neck pain becomes chronic, intense, and affects your daily life, it is a good idea to visit one of New York Spine Institute offices serving Suffolk County. The only way you can get you individual problem properly diagnosed is with someone trained in the intricacies of the spine. We can then appropriately provide you with customized treatment options. When we have a definite diagnosis of your issue, we can offer you a range of treatment options from conservative to surgical.

Since there are a wide variety of spinal problems, there is an abundance of treatment options. Two patients with the same disorder may be treated completely different depending on the severity of the problem and individual medical factors.

At New York Spine Institute, our back doctors will start with a complete evaluation to find the exact cause of your back pain or neck pain among the many causes. We want to make an accurate diagnosis and recommend appropriate treatment, so we listen to you intently and test you thoroughly. Although we are a surgical practice, we don’t always recommend surgery as a first option. Most often, our patients benefit from non-surgical options and this is our first suggestion when possible.

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Advanced pain management in Suffolk County from a fellowship- trained specialist. The majority of American adults experience some form of pain in their lives, and when you experience this we want you to understand all your options for treatment.

All of our spine specialists are experts with modern diagnostics, medical treatments, and technologies in almost every pain-related condition.*

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When you are searching for ways to a successful recovery, you may have come across the terms minimally invasive and non-surgical rehabilitation. These phrases are more than just medical jargon, they are an important part of your successful recovery. Those patients who have suffered a back injury or who have busy lifestyles that strain their back may not realize the importance of musculoskeletal and orthopaedic fitness. We can offer world-class care to patients in Suffolk County, NY through New York Spine Institute’s licensed physical therapist – Michael Friar.

Physical therapy’s intention is to increase mobility and movement, decrease pain, restore function, and prevent disability in patients with injuries or impairments. We can help achieve this through the use of modalities, active and passive stretching, an exercise program, and manual therapy. We will teach patients proper body mechanics, postural awareness, and home exercise programs to maintain of their current condition and to avoid worsening their condition. *

To increase the patients’ strength, we offer weight machines along with cardio to increase endurance. Our Suffolk County patients are evaluated by our licensed physical therapist to evaluate their level of function, pain intensity and restrictions with their activities of daily living. Michael Friar, D.P.T. will discuss the individual treatment options available to patients based on the findings from the evaluation and set practical goals in agreement with the patient to receive the most best regimen for success.


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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is useful for diagnosing many conditions. Along with being safe and noninvasive, it helps NYSI to keep its mission of treating patients with comfort. Our digital radiology department will allow the radiologist to analyze images for bone and soft tissue anatomy. The diagnostic imaging at NYSI provides individualized care as well as state-of-the-art diagnostics.

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

The 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 brand new GE 1.5T system offers our doctors high quality, detailed pictures of anatomy and pathology to help evaluate a variety of musculoskeletal disorders.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has become very useful for diagnosing a wide range of conditions. This safe, painless, non-invasive exam utilizes magnetism and radio waves to produce detailed images used to evaluate multiple parts of the body and diagnosis certain diseases which may not be seen by other imaging methods such as x-ray, ultrasound or CT (Computed Tomography).*

We want to treat all patients with care that makes each individual feel the most comfortable. We aim make you feel at home and thus provide a relaxing and calming environment with choice of music, earplugs and sleeping mask.


*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 serving Suffolk County is the best in class for back pain & neck pain diagnosis & surgery practice. We are eager to offer you an extremely personally and comprehensive care. In the Greater New York area, we are considered one of the most trusted and respected spine surgery practices. Feel free to contact the back & neck pain diagnosis & spine surgery specialist today to discuss your individual condition, whether it be back pain or neck pain, and take the first step towards a successful recovery.

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