Sports medicine


At the Northwell Health Rehabilitation Network, our sports medicine specialists are dedicated to treating a wide variety of sports injuries, from torn ligaments and broken bones to overextended muscles. Our specialists’ offices are located conveniently throughout Long Island, Queens, Staten Island and Manhattan.

For the past several years, Northwell Health’s Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Services (STARS) has been the official provider for the Hofstra University Athletics Department, working as part of a multidisciplinary team to ensure Hofstra’s student athletes get the very best care and get back on the field as quickly as possible.

STARS is also partnered with the 2015 major league lacrosse champions, the New York Lizards, as their official sports therapy, rehabilitation and physical therapy providers.

The following are our various sports medicine programs and services:

ACL Treatment and Prevention Program

Our specially trained team of orthopaedists and physical specialists is available to screen athletes who may be at risk of ACL injuries. Our clinical team works with coaches, sports teams and athletes to help reduce the risk of injury and improve performance. Learn more here.

Certified athletic trainer services

Our certified athletic trainers are here for you - both in schools and on the field. They can help with the evaluation, treatment, rehabilitation and prevention of athletic injuries. Learn more here.

Concussion Program

Recognizing the symptoms of a concussion can improve recovery and prevent long-term health problems and additional injury. Through the Northwell Health Concussion Program, we offer comprehensive concussion management services. Learn more here.

Women’s Sports Medicine Program

Female athletes typically have a higher risk for injuries around the hips, pelvis, knees and ankles. At Northwell Health, we have a team of specialty physicians and skilled therapists who can help decrease your pain, improve your strength and enhance your flexibility to optimize your functional abilities and minimize the risk of future injuries. We also offer educational resources, wellness screenings, prevention programs and more to help you stay active, healthy and moving. Learn more here.

Performing Arts and Dance Medicine Program

At Northwell Health’s Performing Arts and Dance Medicine Program, we treat all levels of performing artists - whether you’re a dancer, gymnast, figure skater or musician. Our team of clinical professionals understands the demands you place on your body and has the expertise to help you get back to doing what you love. Learn more here.

Overhand Thrower’s Program

The professionals at STARS have developed a comprehensive rehabilitation program for the overhead throwing athlete that utilizes the latest evidence-based rehabilitation methods, getting you back to the sport you love as quickly and as safely as possible. Learn more here.

Young Adult Hip Preservation Program

Whether you recently began experiencing hip pain or are experiencing residual effects of a childhood hip disorder, our hip preservation specialists have the skills, knowledge and experience to help you get back on your feet and resume your active lifestyle. Learn more here.


Nassau County

STARS Rehabilitation
801 Merrick Avenue
East Meadow, NY 11554

STARS Rehabilitation
200 Boundary Avenue, Suite 300
North Massapequa, NY 11758

STARS Rehabilitation
925 Hempstead Turnpike, Suite 310
Franklin Square, NY 11010

STARS Rehabilitation
66 Powerhouse Road, Suite 304
Roslyn Heights, NY 11577

STARS Rehabilitation
1554 Northern Boulevard, 4th floor
Manhasset, NY 11030*

* A division of Long Island Jewish Medical Center

STARS Rehabilitation
833 Northern Boulevard
Great Neck, NY 11021

Glen Cove Outpatient Rehabilitation
101 St. Andrews Lane
Glen Cove, NY 11542

Suffolk County

STARS Rehabilitation
1160 East Jericho Turnpike, Suite 123
Huntington, NY 11743

Southside Hospital Outpatient Rehabilitation
301 East Main Street
Bay Shore, NY 11706


STARS Rehabilitation
95-25 Queens Boulevard, 3rd floor, Suite D
Rego Park, NY 11374


Nicholas Institute of Sports Medicine and Athletic Trauma (NISMAT)
210 East 64th Street, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10065

Northern Westchester Hospital
STARS Rehabilitation
480 Bedford Road
Chappaqua, NY 10514

Phelps Memorial Hospital Center
701 North Broadway
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591