Great Neck Orthopedic Practice Joins North Shore-LIJ

The North Shore-LIJ Health System announced today that Orthopaedic Associates of Great Neck has joined the health system, boosting number of full-time orthopedists across the network to 42 -- the largest and most-comprehensive group in the region.

Opened in 1998, Orthopaedic Associates boasts five full-time doctors working out of  offices at  825 Northern Blvd. in Great Neck and 10 Medical Plaza in Glen Cove.

The specialists, all residents of Long Island’s north shore -- Steven M. Erlanger, MD, Jay Nathan, MD, Barry G. Simonson, MD, Joshua N. Steinvurzel, MD, and Baruch Toledano, MD– treat nearly 25,000 patients each year.

“The physicians at Orthopaedic Associates of Great Neck have been providing quality and personalized care to the area for 25 years and practicing as a group for 15 years,” said Dr. Simonson. “The five surgeons in the practice bring a broad range of talent and expertise to the North Shore-LIJ Health System.”

The group offers a wide range of treatment for bone or joint problems, including arthroscopic and replacement surgery.

“The addition of Orthopaedic Associates strengthens the orthopedic care offered across the health system,” said Nicholas Sgaglione, MD, the Chairman of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at the North Shore-LIJ Health System. “We welcome the commitment and quality of care provided by its physicians and staff.”

About North Shore-LIJ Health System
The nation's 14th-largest healthcare system, North Shore-LIJ delivers world-class clinical care throughout the New York metropolitan area, pioneering research at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research and a visionary approach to medical education highlighted by the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine. North Shore-LIJ cares for people at every stage of life at 16 hospitals and nearly 400 outpatient physician practices throughout the region. North Shore-LIJ’s owned hospitals and long-term care facilities house more than 6,000 beds, employ more than 10,000 nurses and have affiliations with more than 9,400 physicians. With a workforce of more than 46,000, North Shore-LIJ is the largest employer on Long Island and the third-largest private employer in New York City.  For more information, go to




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