Our Office Serving Westbury, New York

If you’re looking for high-quality spine doctors with decades of practice, then New York Spine Institute in Westbury, NY is the place to go. We offer trusted back and neck pain treatment for clientele all over the greater New York region.  Our back doctors and trained staff strive to bring you the best in back pain recovery.

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

WHY CHOOSE NEW YORK SPINE INSTITUTE

Quality Care

Our back specialists provide a plan of action that’s tailored specifically for your needs, whether you need a back surgeon for a serious spinal condition or something less invasive for mild back pain. Our goal is to help you feel better in as little time as possible.

Industry Leaders

As industry leaders in the treatment of spinal conditions, our own team at NYSI is led by medical director, Alexandre B. de Moura, M.D., FAAOS.

Multiple Languages

At NYSI, we cater to patients from different places around the world. We accommodate our patients by speaking many languages such as Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, and Russian.

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SPINE SURGERY & CARE IN WESTBURY, NY

There are many different types of spine disorders that cause back pain or neck pain. These include, but are not limited to, fractures, herniated discs, diseased discs, and infection. The medical spine doctors at New York Spine Institute in Westbury, NY, are specialized to administer back pain treatment. Our advanced technology allows us to get right down to the root of your back or neck pain. Armed with this information, we can provide you with the correct line of treatment to help you get back on your feet.*

If you are experiencing back pain, our back doctors will strive to deliver the least invasive back pain treatment method. Typically, spine surgery is not the given method of treatment. Back or neck (cervical) surgery is generally reserved for people experiencing pain after having received previous treatment. In many of these instances, our spine surgeons conduct 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 Westbury patients:

Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
ALIF: Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
Artificial Cervical Disc Replacement
Laminectomy
Lumbar Disc Microsurgery
Lumbar Inter-Body Fusion
Mobi-C Cervical Disc Replacement
Spinal FusionTotal Disc Replacement
Total Disc Replacement
XLIF: Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion

The board-certified orthopedic surgeons at New York Spine Institute in Westbury, NY, meticulously provide the medical care to all of our patients. Our back doctors specialize in spine surgery, along with having years of advanced training in the bone and neurological spinal disorders. We have served thousands of individuals in the greater New York City area who have suffered from back pain. Our neck and back specialists work hard to fully understand where your pain is in order to provide proper treatment for your condition.*

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

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

Millions of people are affected by scoliosis in the United States. Scoliosis refers to the side to side curvature of the spine, unlike the natural front to back curves. Insignificant curves don’t usually cause any problems whereas large curves can create a myriad of health issues. These include fatigue, muscle pain, back pain, spinal arthritis, or even breathing issues.

If you need exceptional scoliosis treatment, visit the NYSI in Westbury, NY. Our spine and back specialists skillfully treat the varying degrees and types of scoliosis, like the degenerative or common idiopathic types. Our world-class scoliosis treatment center is one of the best in the U.S. because we take a comprehensive approach to treating scoliosis.  We offer extensive care is for both children and adults, as we understand it impacts individuals of all ages. *

Treatment for scoliosis by a spine doctor depends on the severity of your spine’s curvature. In some instances, our back surgeon will need to revert to surgery for our patients in Westbury, NY, and the greater New York City areas. Our highly-qualified surgeons possess years of knowledge and experience at our nationally ranked center, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.* In addition, the back surgeons at our institute have provided lectures around the world and authored many scoliosis treatment publications. For more details, refer to our Spine 101 section.

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Peter Passias, M.D.

Cervical, Lumbar Spine Specialist
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Angel Macagno, M.D.

Cervical, Lumbar, Adult & Pediatric Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Specialist
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ORTHOPEDIC CARE  

With the help of Dr. Jeffrey Guttman, M.D and Dr. Salvatore Corso, M.D, the NY Spine Institute provides Westbury patients with the highest quality orthopedic care around. Our experts are experienced in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine. 

Our spine specialists serving Westbury give our patients the best care, which spans to 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 

It is through our orthopedic division that enables our center to provide a collective team approach to all scheduled surgeries and acute, same day medical needs at all of our multiple locations and affiliate hospitals. It is also through the shared vision of Dr. Corso and Guttman, that our top quality pain management program offers Westbury patients the best care around for full range of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.

NY Spine Institute’s orthopedic surgeons serving Westbury are understanding of the diversity of each patient. Every patient has different needs and concerns. Under our care, your specific needs and concerns will be addressed. Access to high-quality orthopedic care is paramount. Through the use of our experts and advanced treatments, we work to provide orthopedic care to all Westbury patients who need it.

Jeffrey Guttman
JEFFREY GUTTMAN, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon
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Salvatore Corso
SALVATORE CORSO, M.D.

Orthopedic Surgeon & Co-director of the Orthopedic Surgery at Mercy Medical Center
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DIAGNOSIS OF YOUR BACK PAIN

Don’t live your life with ongoing back pain or neck pain. If it begins to keep you from your daily routine, reach out to New York Spine Institute in Westbury, NY, to see our back doctors for back pain treatment. It’s imperative to be seen by a back specialist who understands the complexities of the spine when it comes to back or neck pain treatment. Our professionals will give you a thorough exam prior to providing you with a recommended course of treatment, along with any available options.

 

We make sure to take note of your described symptoms, along with giving you any tests that help us make a diagnosis. There are several factors impacting treatment options. Depending on our assessment, your choices range from bracing to surgical intervention. We customize each treatment plan according to your individual needs. Even individuals with the same disorder will most likely be prescribed a different treatment plan. Nobody wants to have surgery and we strive to avoid it with non-surgical back pain treatment methods.

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PAIN MANAGEMENT

Sophisticated pain management in Westbury, NY, by a fellowship-trained back specialist. Millions of Americans will suffer from a variety of body pain throughout your lifetime. When it comes to a back or neck injury, it’s essential to understand the different treatments available at your fingertips.

Our neck and back specialists receive training in the newest technologies, medical treatment methods, and medical diagnostics for the majority of back and neck pain-related issues.

We offer Westbury 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.

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PHYSICAL THERAPY

When it comes to a successful rehabilitation, you can’t simply get back surgery and expect to get better. Even a minimally invasive surgery must be accompanied by physical therapy to aid your movement and mobility, decrease pain, restore function, and limit disability in individuals with injuries or impairments.* This is especially important for individuals that have lifestyles that add additional strain to their neck and back. If you’ve experienced a neck or back injury, seek out care by our renowned back specialists in Westbury, NY.

New York Spine Institute’s licensed physical therapist, Michael Friar, D.P.T. is committed to providing you with the best in physical therapy treatment. You’ll be assisted with and instructed on proper stretching, exercise, and manual therapy. We understand to improve our patients’ condition; we must give them essential information on body mechanics, postural awareness, and exercises that can be done at home. Not only does this help them heal but it also aids in preventing re-injury.

The NYSI combines cardio and weight machines to target strength and endurance training as a whole for Westbury, NY, patients undergoing physical therapy. Before beginning a program, individuals are evaluated by a licensed physical therapist. This determines their 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 determine the best treatment along with setting practical goals for you aim for.

Michael Friar, D.P.T.

Physical Therapist
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IMAGING SERVICES FOR WESTBURY PATIENTS

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) are useful for diagnosing many conditions. It is safe and noninvasive, and helps NYSI to uphold its mission of treating patients with high quality 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 makes use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) in diagnosing a variety of conditions. Not only is it noninvasive and safe but it allows us to diagnose the cause your discomfort efficiently. * The radiologist in our digital radiology department in our Westbury, NY, office can examine the images of your bone and soft tissue anatomy. NYSI diagnostic imaging allows us to deliver tailored care through the use of advanced technology.

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

The high field short bore 1.5T MRI system can be used in a broad 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 presents our physicians with clear, detailed images of anatomy and pathology to support their assessment of a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders.

It has been proven repeatedly that Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is very useful for diagnosing a variety of conditions. It is a safe, non-invasive exam that uses magnetism and radio waves to create detailed images. Our doctors then evaluate these images of different parts of the body for certain diseases. Some of these conditions may not have been visible when using other methods like x-ray, ultrasound, or CT (Computed Tomography). *

Our foremost objective is to provide our patients with personalized care according to their level of pain and condition. We offer a soothing environment that consists of music, earplugs, and a sleeping mask to help you feel relaxed.

Our location also employs a digital radiography department. The radiologist examines digitized images of bone and soft tissue anatomy to determine the proper diagnosis. To properly 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.

Alexandra Inglima

MRI Technologist
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Providing Our Westbury Patients The Care They Need

New York Spine Institute in Westbury, NY, offers high-quality back pain & neck pain treatment. Our committed and highly qualified physicians and staff are dedicated to helping our patients with back pain diagnosis and back surgery. Serving the greater New York City region, our trusted spine surgery facility wants to help rid you of your back pain. * If you’re struggling with back pain, don’t continue to suffer any longer. For more information or to make an appointment for back or neck pain treatment, speak with one of our back specialists, today.

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