Northwell Health Opens Orthopaedic Institute at Huntington

From left: Gerard Brogan Jr., MD; Northwell Health CEO Michael J. Dowling; Nicholas A. Sgaglione, MD; Adam Bitterman, DO; William A. Healy III, MD; and Nina J. DePaola, PT.

Northwell Health celebrated the opening of its $1.5 million, state-of-the-art, 5,000-square-foot orthopaedic facility in Huntington with a ribbon cutting ceremony on January 19.  

The Northwell Health Physician Partners Orthopaedic Institute at Huntington, located at 155 East Main St., specializes in general orthopaedic surgery as well as foot and ankle surgery. The practice, led by Adam Bitterman, DO, features a digital Carestream imaging system. Dr. Bitterman also performs surgery from Huntington Hospital, where he was born.

“The Northwell Health Orthopaedic Institute and the Department of Orthopaedics are proud to announce the opening of a new orthopaedic practice located in the heart of Huntington,” said Nicholas A. Sgaglione, MD, professor and chair of orthopaedic surgery at Northwell Health, and the Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine. “Our professional team of physicians and staff are dedicated to providing the highest quality orthopaedic care as well as comprehensive musculoskeletal services to all of our patients and members of the community.”

The new facility is one of Northwell’s 11 orthopaedic offices on Long Island, including four in Suffolk County, which has been a major focus of the health system’s expansion efforts. Earlier this month, Huntington Hospital opened a new $53 million emergency department, and last fall, Northwell opened the $46.5 million Imbert Cancer Center in Bay Shore, and a $12.8 million imaging center in Smithtown. Last summer, Southside Hospital in Bay Shore opened the $60 million Bohlsen Family Emergency Department.

“We are excited to announce the opening of our new state-of-the art orthopaedic practice and welcome Dr. Bitterman to the Northwell Health Orthopaedic Institute,” said William A. Healy III, MD, director of orthopaedic strategic initiatives for Northern Suffolk County with Northwell Health Physician Partners. “With an upcoming expansion of our services, including sports medicine and upper extremity, we look forward to meeting the needs of the community in 2017 and for the years to come."

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About Northwell Health
Northwell Health is New York State’s largest health care provider and private employer, with 21 hospitals and over 550 outpatient facilities. We care for more than two million people annually in the metro New York area and beyond, thanks to philanthropic support from our communities. Our 61,000 employees – 15,000+ nurses and nearly 3,400 physicians, including nearly 2,700 members of Northwell Health Physician Partners -- are working to change health care for the better. We’re making breakthroughs in medicine at the Feinstein Institute. We're training the next generation of medical professionals at the visionary Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine and the School of Graduate Nursing and Physician Assistant Studies. And we offer health insurance through CareConnect. For information on our more than 100 medical specialties, visit Northwell.edu.

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About the Orthopaedic Institute at Huntington

Northwell Health Orthopaedic Institute at Huntington is part of Northwell Health Physician Partners, the premier provider of orthopaedic care in the region. This state-of-the-art facility provides patients with convenient access to Adam Bitterman, DO, who treats a broad range of orthopaedic foot and ankle conditions.