Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services Expand on Eastern Long Island

Adam Stein

BAY SHORE, NY – Physical medicine and rehabilitation will be expanding its services on Eastern Long Island through the appointment of a new leader for the North Shore-LIJ Health System’s Eastern region as well as the addition of several new physicians to the health system.

Craig Rosenberg, MD, director of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore, has been appointed director of rehabilitation strategic initiatives for the Eastern region. In this position, Dr. Rosenberg will be working on expanding and enhancing both inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services in the Eastern region as well as optimizing the quality of patient care and patient experience at Glen Cove and Southside hospitals.

Dr. Rosenberg’s medical practice also recently joined the North Shore-LIJ Medical Group. The physicians in his medical practice include Sylvia John, MD, vice chair, department of physical medicine and rehabilitation at Southside Hospital; and Rosanna Sabini, DO, director of the North Shore-LIJ concussion program and the sports concussion program at Southside Hospital. These physicians are based out of 301 East Main Street in Bay Shore and specialize in the following areas:

Southside Hospital has accreditations from the Commission on the Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) in comprehensive inpatient medical rehabilitation; stroke specialty rehabilitation; brain injury specialty rehabilitation; comprehensive outpatient medical rehabilitation for adults; and comprehensive outpatient medical rehabilitation for children and adolescents. Southside Hospital also features an acute inpatient, New York State-designated adult brain injury unit.

“We are so pleased to welcome Drs. Rosenberg, John and Sabini to the North Shore-LIJ Medical Group,” said Adam Stein, MD, chairman of physical medicine and rehabilitation at the North Shore-LIJ Health System. “Their leadership, expertise and compassionate patient care will substantially elevate our rehabilitation services in the Eastern Region of the health system and foster growth of important programs for persons with disabilities and musculoskeletal conditions.”

For more information on the North Shore-LIJ Rehabilitation Network, call (888) REHAB-03.

About North Shore-LIJ Health System -- North Shore-LIJ is changing its name to Northwell Health in January 2016.
One of the nation's largest health systems, the health system delivers world-class clinical care throughout the New York metropolitan area, pioneering research at The Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, a visionary approach to medical education highlighted by the Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine, and healthcare coverage to individuals, families and businesses through the CareConnect Insurance Co. Inc. The health system cares for people at every stage of life at 21 hospitals and about 450 outpatient physician practices throughout the region. The health system’s owned hospitals and long-term care facilities house more than 6,600 beds, employ more than 13,300 nurses and have affiliations with about 10,300 physicians. With a workforce of more than 61,000, the health system is the largest private employer in New York State.  For more information, go to

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