Here at the NYSI, the certified team of doctors and specialists provides superior comprehensive care and treatment to patients throughout the greater New York area including those in Blue Point. Whether evaluations, assessments, treatments, physical therapy, or pain management, all of which play a significant role in helping patients to recover from a variety of neck and back disorders, our expert team handles it all.
New York Spine Institute
Office Address: 2033 Deer Park Avenue, Deer Park, NY 11729
Monday – Friday: 9AM – 5PM
Our back doctors and neck specialists provide quality comprehensive care that includes conservative physical therapy, pain management, spinal treatments and advanced surgeries to help in enhancing the health of all our patients.
Our team is led by Alexandre B. de Moura, M.D., FAAOS, our medical director who works alongside of our highly reputable back surgeons and neck surgeons. Dr. de Moura is a true industry leader in treating complex spine disorders and helping patients with their recovery.
Here at the NYSI our staff or doctors and specialists support multiple languages here at the NYSI. Our team is focused on a forward goal to provide the same extraordinary services rendered here in Blue Point and the U.S. to patients across the globe.
The dedicated back doctors and spine doctors here at the clinic, know full well that there are a number of spine disorders that contribute to varying levels of back pain and neck pain some of which include but are not limited to, fractures, herniated discs, diseased discs, and infection. Our doctors here at New York Spine Institute stand ready to perform assessments and diagnoses and to evaluate patients in their efforts to develop back pain treatment plans for all our Blue Point patients in need. Armed with a state of the art radiology department and advanced technology that helps physicians to locate the root of any problem, our back specialists provide you with a personalized treatment plan specific to your individual goals and needs and help to get your life back on track.*
If you find yourself suffering from chronic neck pain or back pain, the certified spine doctors here at NYSI can help. Our doctors will provide you with back and neck pain treatment methods to help improve your day to day life. They prefer the use of non-invasive treatments, but reserve the right to prescribe surgery for those patients who have already undergone other unsuccessful treatments that have left them still suffering with chronic pain generated by pinched nerves, spinal cord compression, or mechanical instability of the spinal cord.
Types of Spinal Surgeries we offer our Blue Point patients:
•Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
•ALIF: Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
•Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
•Artificial Cervical Disc Replacement
•Lumbar Disc Microsurgery
•Lumbar Inter-Body Fusion
•Mobi-C Cervical Disc Replacement
•Spinal FusionTotal Disc Replacement
•Total Disc Replacement
•XLIF: Lateral lumbar Interbody Fusion
All of our neck surgeons and back specialists at the NYSI are board certified. Each doctor works closely with all our patients in assessing their pain and each strives to provide the highest quality treatment to all our Blue Point patients. Specializing in spine surgery and possessing years of advanced training, our neck doctors and back specialists perform diagnoses, evaluate, assess and treat bone and neurological spinal disorders. The neck and back specialists here at NYSI start out with one primary focus to identify the source of your problem and ultimately provide you with an effective treatment option for your condition.*
There are millions of people here in the United States and across the world that suffer with scoliosis. Scoliosis is a side to side curvature of the spine. When there is a slight curvature of the spine, no additional health issues exist, but when the curvature is significant there are a variety of health issues that can occur including fatigue, muscle pain, back pain, spinal arthritis, or even breathing issues.
Here at the NYSI, our team of award-winning doctors and specialists have been recognized in the industry for our superior services, comprehensive treatment options and our dedication and commitment to the betterment of our Blue Point patients and those in nearby towns. Our spine and back specialists are highly knowledgeable and trained in the treatment of all types of scoliosis, including degenerative or common idiopathic scoliosis and, because of their understanding of the overall impacts scoliosis can have on individuals of all ages, offer the same advanced care for both children and adults alike. *
All of the specialists, physicians, and surgeons here at NYSI possess years of knowledge and experience at our nationally ranked center, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.* Many of these very same doctors have authored publications on scoliosis and have delivered lectures on the subject across the globe.
The NY Spine Institute is here to provide Blue Point residents with access to unparalleled orthopedic care. We have proudly partnered with acclaimed orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Jeffrey Guttman, M.D and Dr. Salvatore Corso, M.D. These two are both experienced and trained in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine.
Our spine specialists provide Blue Point patients with unparalleled care. We are here to cover all areas of orthopedic and spinal medicine.
Some of the Orthopedic surgeries we can perform:
The NY Spine Institute has added a new orthopedic division. This has enabled our center to provide a shared team approach to our planned surgeries and emergent, same day medical needs at a number of our locations and affiliate hospitals. Through the collective vision of Dr. Corso and Guttman, our top ranked pain management program offers Blue Point patients the highest quality of care for a full spectrum of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
Our orthopedic surgeons serving Blue Point are here for each and every patient. Each consultation and treatment will be made to meet the needs of the specific patient. We know the importance of having access to great orthopedic care. Are you a Blue Point resident who is looking to take back your health? Our experts are ready to get started with you.
If you suffer from back and/or neck pain, then choosing to reach out to our professional team will be the first step toward back pain treatment and your road to recovery. Our specialists will conduct an initial consultation to learn more about your medical history and pain and provide you with a personalized course of treatment thereafter.
We analyze and assess your symptoms along with you medical facts and histories, perform necessary tests, and once we have made our diagnosis, we will then provide you with an effective treatment plan to combat your pain which may include bracing and physical therapy all the way out to surgical intervention and a variety of other options in between.
Pain management is an important component of any patient’s treatment. Here at the NYSI our back pain doctors take time to educate all our Blue Point patients on the concept of pain management and the role it will play in achieving their health goals. Each of our back pain doctors and surgeons have undergone specialized education which includes assessing, diagnosing and managing various types of pain as well as training in the newest technologies, treatment options and medical diagnostics related to back and neck pain issues.*
Blue Point patients seen here at the NYSI are offered a variety of 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.
Additionally, the doctors and specialists here at NYSI prescribe physical therapy treatments that help patients enjoy a successful rehabilitation and quick road to recovery. When patients undergo surgeries, whether minimally invasive or invasive, their surgeries are followed by physical therapy necessary for recovery and often times that therapy assists patients with movement and mobility, decrease pain, restores function, and limits disability in individuals with injuries or impairments.*
Our licensed physical therapist, Michael Friar, D.P.T., leads our team of professional therapists and works closely with all of our dedicated back doctors in providing personalized physical therapy treatments which often include proper stretching, exercise, and manual therapy as well as instructions on the use of home exercises, body mechanics and postural awareness, all of which help in preventing injuries from recurring. Doctors explain all the important details about pain source and treatment options available and stress over and over again the importance of following your physical therapy plan.
Physical therapy prescribed by Michael Friar includes a combination of cardio and weight machines to target strength and endurance training. Our Blue Point patients are properly evaluated by one of our licensed physical therapists so as to determine pain thresholds, current functioning levels, and any physical restrictions that may exist. Once this evaluation is completed a personalized PT plan can be put in place. Following this evaluation and its assessment, patients are then prescribed their personalized PT plan that focuses on patients forward goals.
Our facility here at the NYSI is equipped with a state of the art radiology department that includes Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) for diagnosing many types of conditions. We are also equipped with an innovative Digital Radiography (DX) x-ray which, like the MRI, is safe and noninvasive. Our digital radiology department provides our back doctors and radiologists with all the tools they need to analyze images for bone and soft tissue anatomy.
The MRI system which is a high field short bore 1.5T 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 and helps doctors to evaluate a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders.* The MRI has proven very valuable for diagnosing a broad range of conditions which may not be visible with other imaging methods such as x-ray, ultrasound or CT (Computed Tomography).* We are also equipped with Long Length Imaging (LLI) for diagnosis and assessment of scoliosis patients.
Our primary goal here at the NYSI is to provide all our Blue Point patients with proper care and personalized treatment plans that will contribute to their overall recovery. Patients are afforded a relaxing and calming environment and are allowed a choice of music, earplugs and a sleeping mask to make them feel every bit at home.
*The effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment will vary by patient and condition. New York Spine Institute does not guarantee certain results.
Here at the NYSI we take tremendous pride in our award-winning services, our effective and practical treatment options, our dedicated team of spine surgeons and neck specialists and our commitment to providing the highest quality and most comprehensive care to all our Blue Point patients and those in the many surrounding towns as well. If you suffer from any type of chronic back pain, neck pain or scoliosis we are the ideal medical team for you. Contact our clinic and schedule your consultation today and take that first step to your own road to recovery.