Trauma & fractures at the Center for Orthopaedic Excellence at Syosset Hospital

Our program

The orthopaedic trauma specialists at the Center for Orthopaedic Excellence at Syosset Hospital are committed to treating the most challenging injuries of the musculoskeletal system, including tendon and ligament tears, joint dislocations and bone breakages. The trauma doctors have trained diligently in their specialty and are on the cutting edge of the latest research in this field, so they are prepared to offer a comprehensive treatment plan to ensure the best possible outcome. 

Why choose us?

The trauma doctors and other specialists at the Center for Orthopaedic Excellence have completed extensive subspecialty training above and beyond what is required, and are constantly advancing their knowledge to better serve patients. 


The skilled orthopaedic trauma surgeons use the latest treatments and techniques, including a combination of surgical and non-surgical options following a close assessment of the patient’s needs.

They strive to remain on the cutting edge of advancements in this field and provide patient-centered solutions for the fixation of fractures. The surgeons routinely perform general orthopaedic operations and numerous reconstructive surgeries that include total joint replacements, spine surgeries, and fracture fixations, including:

  • Ankle fractures                  
  • Clavicle fractures
  • Femur fractures                
  • Foot fractures  
  • Forearm fractures
  • Hand fractures
  • Hip fractures
  • Humerus fractures
  • Pelvis fractures
  • Spine fractures
  • Tibia fractures
  • Wrist fractures

Our team

Paul Anthony Dicpinigaitis, MD

Steven Martin Erlanger, MD

Jonathan Roy Mallen, MD

Joshua Neil Steinvurzel, MD

Baruch Toledano, MD

  • Co-Chief - Trauma of Orthopaedic Surgery, North Shore University Hospital
  • Assistant Professor, Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine
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