Department of Orthopaedics at Long Island Jewish Valley Stream

Department of Orthopaedics at Long Island Jewish Valley Stream

(516) 256-6784

900 Franklin Ave.
Valley Stream, New York 11580

The Department of Orthopaedics at Long Island Jewish Valley Stream offers state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary orthopaedic care to help patients regain mobility and return to active, independent lives.

The experts are highly skilled surgeons who specialize in all fields of general orthopaedic care and surgery, as well as fracture care, sports medicine, total joint replacements and spinal surgery. The department combines the expertise and experience of specialists to develop a comprehensive care plan that fits the needs of each individual -- from diagnosis through all phases of treatment and rehabilitation.

The department has an extensive network of physicians who specialize in the following areas:

Total joint replacement program

The Long Island Jewish Valley Stream Total Joint Replacement Program offers a continuum of musculoskeletal care within a highly integrated health care system. The skilled orthopaedic surgeons bring the highest level of credentials, specialty training and experience to deliver specialized care to every patient for a return to normal functioning as quickly and safely as possible.

The department’s advanced techniques enhance the clinical team’s ability to maximize the clinical outcomes of patients. They include:

  • Diagnostic
  • MRI
  • Bone scan
  • Laboratory
  • Physical medicine and rehabilitation
  • Pain management

The department offers a pre-operative joint replacement class that is designed to provide patients with all the necessary information on what will happen before, during and after surgery.  The physicians strongly encourage attendance at one of these sessions. 

To register, please call (516) 256-ORTHO (6784).

Orthopaedic residency training program

The residency program provides coverage day and night, 365 days a year. The Long Island Jewish Valley Stream orthopaedic attending staff participates in continuing education of the orthopaedic residency trainees with a dual focus on the basics of total orthopaedic care combined with education on the most up-to-date procedures and treatments. Orthopaedic care is provided in the Emergency Department 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Orthopaedic surgery program

The surgery program offers a full range of surgical treatments, from trauma injuries to total joint replacements. The department’s combination of expertise and utilization of new techniques enables most procedures to be performed as same-day surgery. For patients requiring hospitalization, Long Island Jewish Valley Stream offers a dedicated nursing unit for orthopaedic care.

Outpatient and inpatient services

Franklin Hospital has created a superior orthopaedic center. The orthopaedic surgeons and staff at the hospital are highly skilled and fully equipped to manage many different musculoskeletal problems, including those of the upper extremity, lower extremity and spine.

To complement orthopaedics, a variety of outpatient and clinical services such as physical therapy, radiology and pain management are available to patients.

After hospitalization, some patients may also require inpatient rehabilitation. For those who qualify, the team can facilitate a smooth transition to the Northwell Health Orzac Center for Rehabilitation, conveniently located on the hospital campus.

Long Island Jewish Valley Stream Facts:

  • Joint Commission-certified programs in joint replacement for hip and knee
  • Performed the first INBONE Total Ankle Replacement in the greater New York metropolitan area
  • Performed the first Total Knee Replacement using the NexGen LPS Flex Mobile Knee Prosthesis in the country
  • Healthgrades rankings:
    • Joint Replacement Excellence Award (2015)
    • Five-star recipient for total knee replacement
    • Five-star recipient for hip fracture treatment
    • Names among top 10 percent in the nation for joint replacement

Franklin Hospital has a new name:

Long Island Jewish Valley Stream

Franklin Hospital is now a division of Long Island Jewish Medical Center. Our new name, Long Island Jewish Valley Stream, reflects this integration. As a result of this integration, you may receive documents or financial information with the LIJ Medical Center name, logo or address for your stay at Long Island Jewish Valley Stream, a division of LIJ Medical Center.

Northwell Health Orthopaedic Institute

The Orthopaedic Institute offers a full range of services — including evaluation, diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitative care — for illnesses and injuries affecting your bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and tendons.

Gold Seal Approved Joint Replacement Center

Long Island Jewish Valley Stream Hospital has received the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for hip and knee replacement surgery.

900 Franklin Ave.
Valley Stream, New York 11580
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