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Faculty and Staff

Nicholas Sgaglione, MD
Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center  and North Shore University Hospital

Thomas Mauri, MD
Vice Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center  and North Shore University Hospital and Chief in the Division of Spinal Surgery at North Shore University Hospital

Jeff Silber, MD
Associate Director of the Orthopaedic Spine Institute and Chief of Spine Service in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Robert M. Bernstein, MD
Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center /Steven and Alexander Cohen Children’s Medical Center

Lewis B. Lane, MD
Program Director and Chief of Hand Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Stanley E. Asnis, MD
Chief of Joint Reconstruction at North Shore University Hospital

Steven E. Rokito, MD
Chief of Sports Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital

Francisco LaPlaza, MD
Staff Physician in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center/Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center

Frank R. DiMaio, MD
Chief of Joint Reconstruction at Long Island Jewish Medical Center
 
John Morrison, MD
Staff Physician at North Shore University Hospital

Rohit Verma, MD
Staff Physician at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital

Selina Poon, MD
Staff Physician in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center/Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center

Ariel Goldman, MD
Staff Physician at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital.

Samuel Kenan, MD
Chief of Orthopaedic Oncology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, North Shore University Hospital and the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center.

Adam S. Levin, MD
Staff Physician at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital

Andrew D. Goodwillie, MD
Staff Physician at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital

David Essig, MD
Staff Physician at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital

Daniel Grande, PhD
Research Director in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Janice A. Vetrano, MS
Administrator and Residency Coordinator in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center
 

Nicholas A. Sgaglione, MD
Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital
611 Northern Blvd.
Great Neck, NY 11021
(516) 723-2663

Education 
Manhattan College, New York (1975-1979), BS
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York (1979-1983), MD 

Training
Internship: Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, General Surgery (1983-1984)
Residency: The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York , Orthopaedic Surgery, (1984-1988)
Fellowship: The Southern California Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Group, California, Sports Medicine and Arthroscopic Surgery (1971-1972)

Academic Appt: Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hofstra North Shore – LIJ School of Medicine

Specialty: Sports Medicine

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Thomas M. Mauri, MD
Vice Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital and Chief in the Division of Spinal Surgery at North Shore University Hospital

611 Northern Blvd.
Great Neck, NY 11021
(516) 723-2663

Education 
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, New York (1974-1980), BS
Albany Medical College, New York (1974-1980), MD   

Training
Internship: North Shore University Hospital, New York, General Surgery (1980-1981)
Residency: North Shore University Hospital, New York, Neurosurgery, (1981-1982)
               Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, Orthopaedic Surgery, (1982-1985)
Fellowship: Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center, California, Spinal Surgery (1985-1986)

Academic Appt: Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hofstra North Shore – LIJ School of Medicine

Specialty: Spine Surgery

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Jeff Silber, M.D.
Associate Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and Chief in the Division of Spine Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center
611 Northern Blvd.
Great Neck, NY 11021
(516) 723-2663

Education
State University of New York at Oneonta, New York (1982-1986), BA
New York Chiropractic College, New York (1988-1990), DC
New York Medical College, New York (1991-1995), MD

Training
The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, General Surgery (1995-1996)
Residency: The Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Surgery (1996-2000)
Fellowship: Thomas Jefferson University, Pennsylvania, Division of Spinal Surgery/Neurosurgery (2000-2001)

Specialty: Spine Surgery

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Robert M. Bernstein, M.D.
Chief of Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center
269-01 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, New York 11040
718-470-3570

Education
University of California - San Diego, California (1982-1984)
University of Southern California School of Medicine, California (1984-1988), MD

Training
Internship: University of Southern Florida, General Surgery (1988-1989)
Residency: Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency, Orthopaedic Surgery (1989-1993)
Fellowship: Children’s Hospital-Boston, Pediatric Orthopaedics (7/1993-12/1993)
                     Beth Israel Hospital, Spine Surgery (1/1994-6/1994)

Academic Appt: Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hofstra North Shore – LIJ School of Medicine

Specialty: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

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Lewis B. Lane, MD
Program Director, Chief of Hand Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center
611 Northern Blvd.
Great Neck, NY 11021
(516) 723-2663

Education
Columbia College, New York (1966-1970)
College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia, New York (1970-1974) MD

Training
Internship: New York Hospital, General Surgery (1974-1975)
Residency: Hospital for Special Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery (1976-1979)
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery, Orthopaedic Research (1975-1976)

Academic Appt: Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hofstra North Shore – LIJ School of Medicine

Specialty: Hand Surgery

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Stanley E. Asnis, MD
Chief of Joint Reconstruction at North Shore University Hospital
611 Northern Boulevard
Great Neck, NY 11021
(516) 723-2663

Education 
Washington University School of Medicine, Missouri (1964-1968), MD

Training
Internship: The New York Hospital – Cornell Medical Center, (1968-1971)
Residency: The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York , Orthopaedic Surgery, (1972-1975)
Fellowship: The Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, Research Fellow (1971-1972)

Academic Appt: Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hofstra North Shore – LIJ School of Medicine

Specialty: Adult Reconstruction – Joint Reconstruction

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Steven E. Rokito, MD
Chief of Sports Medicine at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital
611 Northern Blvd.
Great Neck, NY 11021
(516) 723-2663

Education
Boston University, Massachusetts (1984-1990), BA
Boston University School of Medicine, Massachusetts (1986-1990), MD

Training
Internship: New York University School of Medicine, General Surgery (1990-1991)
Residency: Hospital for Joint Diseases, Orthopaedic Surgery (1991-1995)
Fellowship: Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic, Sports Medicine (1995-1996)

Academic Appt: Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hofstra North Shore – LIJ School of Medicine

Specialty: Sports Medicine and Arthroscopy, Fractures, Trauma

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Francisco LaPlaza, MD
Staff Physician, Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Hospital
269-01 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
(718) 470-3570

Education
Universidad de Navarra, Spain (1981), MD

Training
Internship: Santiago Apostol, Spain, General Surgery (1982-1983)
Residency: Santiago Apostol, Spain, Orthopaedic Surgery (1983-1987)
Fellowship:  Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, Research in Pediatric Orthopaedics, Pediatric Orthopaedics (1987-1989) 
                       Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, Pediatric Orthopaedics (1998-2001)

Specialty: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

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Frank R. DiMaio, M.D.
Chief of Joint Reconstruction at Long Island Jewish Medical Center
801 Merrick Avenue
East Meadow, NY 11554
(516) 393-8970

Education
University of Scranton, Pennsylvania (1980-1984), BS
SUNY Health Science Center at Downstate College of Medicine, New York (1984-1988), MD

Training
Internship: SUNY Health Science Center Downstate/Kings County Hospital, NY, General Surgery (1988-1989)
Residency: SUNY Health Science Center Downstate/Kings County Hospital, NY, Orthopaedic Surgery (1989-1993)
Fellowship: University of California, San Diego. Adult Joint Reconstruction (1993-1994)

Academic Appt: Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hofstra North Shore – LIJ School of Medicine

Specialty: Adult Joint Reconstruction

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John E. Morrison, MD
Staff Physician at North Shore University Hospital
611 Northern Blvd.
Great Neck, NY 11021
(516) 723-2663

Education
Georgetown University College of Arts and Sciences, Washington, DC  (1996-1970), BS
Georgetown University School of Medicine, Washington, DC  (1970-1974), MD

Training 
Internship: North Shore University Hospital, General Surgery (1974-1975)
Residency: North Shore University Hospital, General Surgery (1975-1976)
                     Hospital for Special Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery (1976-1979)
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery, Scoliosis and Scoliosis Surgery (1979-1980)

Academic Appt: Clinical Assistant Professor of Sugery, Cornell University Medical College

Specialty: Spine Surgery

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Rohit Verma, MD
Staff Physician at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital
611 Northern Blvd.
Great Neck, NY 11021
(516) 723-2663

Education
University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania  (1992-1995), BA
Medical College of Pennsylvania and Hahnemann University, Pennsylvania (1997-2001), MD

Training
Internship: Long Island Jewish Medical Center, General Surgery (2001-2002)
Residency:  Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery (2002-2006)
Fellowship:  Olympia Medical Center/Tower Orthopaedics and Neurological Spine Institute, Spine Surgery  (2006-2007)

Specialty: Spine Surgery

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Selina Poon, M.D.
Staff Physician in Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery at the Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Medical Center
269-01 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, New York  11040
718-470-3570

Education
University of California at Berkley, California (1994-1998) BS
University of Southern California, California (1998-1999)MS
Tulane University School of Medicine, Louisiana (2000-2004) MD, MPH

Training
Internship: Baylor College of Medicine, General Surgery (2004-2005)
Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, Orthopaedic Surgery (2005-2009)
Fellowship: Columbia University, Pediatric Orthopaedics (2009-2010)

Academic Appt: Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hofstra North Shore – LIJ School of Medicine

Specialty: Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

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Ariel Goldman, MD
Staff Physician at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and North Shore University Hospital
611 Northern Blvd.
Great Neck, NY 11021
(516) 723-2663

Education
Cornell University:  College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, New York (1992-1996), BS
Columbia University:  College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York (1996-1997), MD

Training
Internship: SUNY,  Downstate Medical Center, General Surgery (2002-2003)
Residency: SUNY. Downstate Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery (2003-2007)
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery, Orthopaedic Traumatology (2007-2008)

Specialty: Orthopaedic Trauma

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Samuel Kenan, MD
Chief of Orthopaedic Oncology at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, North Shore University Hospital and The Steven and Alexandra Cohen Children’s Hospital

300 Old Country Road
Mineola, New York 11501
(516) 280-3733

Education
University of Bologna, Italy (1996-1973)
Hebrew University, Hadassah Medical School, Israel (1973-1976), MD

Training
Internship: Tel Hashomar Hospital (1976-1977)
Residency: Hadassah Hospital Medical Center, Orthopaedic Surgery (1978-1984)
Fellowship: Hadassah Hospital Medical Center, Bone Pathology (1977-1978)

Specialty: Orthopaedic Oncology

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Adam S. Levin, MD
611 Northern Blvd.
Great Neck, NY 11021
(516) 723-2663

Education
New York Medical College, MD (2001-2005)

Training
Residency: Long Island Jewish Medical Center (2006-2010)
Fellowship: Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (2010-2012)

Specialty: Musculoskeletal Oncology

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Andrew D. Goodwillie, MD
611 Northern Blvd.
Great Neck, NY 11021
(516) 723-2663

Education
Yale University, BSc (1997-2001)
New York University School of Medicine, MD (2002-2006)

Training
Residency: UMDNJ Robert Wood Johnson, Orthopaedic Surgery (2007-2011)
Fellowship: Lenox Hill Hospital, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (2011-2012)

Specialty: Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

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David Essig, MD
611 Northern Blvd.
Great Neck, NY 11021
(516) 723-2663

Education
Medical University of Ohio (2002-2006)

Training
Residency: Yale New Haven Hospital (2006-2011)
Fellowship: Hospital for Special Surgery (2011-2012)
Specialty: Spine

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Daniel Grande, PhD
Research Director in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center
North Shore University Hospital Orthopaedic Research Laboratory
350 Community Drive
Manhasset, NY 11030
(516) 562-1138

Education
Long Island University, New York (1974-1978), BS
New York University, New York (1986), PhD

Training
Fellowship:  New York Hospital, General Surgery (1975-1976)

Academic Title: Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery, Hofstra North Shore – LIJ School of Medicine

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Janice A. Vetrano, MS
Administrator and Residency Coordinator in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Long Island Jewish Medical Center
270-05 76th Avenue
New Hyde Park, NY 11040
(718) 470 7901

Education
The College of Mount Saint Vincent, Riverdale, New York (1971-1975), BA
Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York (1975-1978), MS

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