Thomas Joseph Dowling, MD

Orthopaedic Surgery, Spine Surgery

Practice locations:

  • Long Island Spine Specialists
    763 Larkfield Road
    2nd Floor
    Commack, NY 11725
    Fax: (631) 462-0976
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    Accepting new patients
  • 400 Montauk Highway
    West Islip, NY 11795
    Fax: (631) 462-2804
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    Accepting new patients
  • 877 Stewart Avenue
    Garden City, NY 11530
    Fax: (631) 462-2804
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    Accepting new patients
  • 496 Country Road 111
    Manorville, NY 11949
    Fax: (631) 462-2804
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    Accepting new patients

Clinical details

About your doctor

  • Male
  • 28 years in practice
  • Fluent in English

Board certifications

  • Orthopaedics - American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Dr. Dowling is the founding partner of Long Island Spine Specialists. He is a Board Certified Orthopaedic Spine Surgeon with extensive fellowship training in spinal disorders and neurosurgery. He is known for his perseverance and commitment to the best possible outcome for his patients by using conservative methods and surgical treatment when indicated.

Dr. Dowling is on the Board of Directors of the New York State Society of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Catholic Health Services of Long Island. He holds appointments in healthcare and community organizations, lectures both nationally and internationally and has authored numerous articles and book chapters in professional publications.

Professional & Academic details


  • Huntington Hospital
  • North Shore University Hospital

Academic titles

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Hofstra Northwell School of Medicine

Medical school

  • Boston University School of Medicine


  • North Shore University Hospital
  • State University of New York (SUNY) at Stony Brook


  • Mount Sinai Hospital - Toronto, Canada

Insurance providers/plans accepted

We accept most major health insurance plans. If your plan is not listed below, please call the office to discuss your options.

  • EmblemHealth (HIP)
    • EmblemHealth EPO/PPO
    • HIP Access I & II Plans (VYTRA HMO)
    • HIP HMO Direct Pay
    • HIP PPO Self
    • HIP Premium Network EPO/PPO
    • HIP Prime Network EPO/PPO
    • Vytra / HIP HMO Access I & II Plans
    • Vytra / HMO
  • MagnaCare
    • MagnaCare
    • MagnaCare Access
    • MagnaCare Backstretch Employee Services Team (B.E.S.T.)
    • MagnaCare Client List ASO/PPO
    • MagnaCare National Access
    • MagnaCare Perferred PPO
    • MagnaCare Standard PPO
  • Medicare
    • Medicare

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