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Providing compassionate, patient-centered care
Our experts treat a wide range of orthopedic conditions, creating treatment plans tailored just for you. It's personalized care that reflects our dedication to quality, safety and the very best outcomes.

About us

Northwell Health’s Orthopaedic Institute provides advanced care for a wide range of conditions. From initial consultation and diagnosis through treatment and follow-up, we actively involve you in the decision-making process in order to address your unique needs and achieve the best possible outcome.

A multidisciplinary approach

Our expert orthopedists are world renowned within their respective subspecialties, which include:

  • Joint reconstruction
  • Spine surgery
  • Sports medicine
  • Trauma and fractures
  • Musculoskeletal oncology
  • Pediatrics
  • Hand and wrist 
  • Foot and ankle
  • Shoulder and elbow

When necessary, our doctors collaborate with other readily available specialists within Northwell Health, including neurosurgeons, rheumatologists, rehabilitation specialists, medical internists, cardiologists and pain management physicians, to ensure that you receive leading-edge, evidence-based care.

Convenient locations

For your convenience, we provide care at 11 hospitals and a growing number of practice locations throughout the New York metropolitan area.


Nicholas A. Sgaglione, MD

Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery, Long Island Jewish Medical Center

Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery - Research & Education, North Shore University Hospital

Specialties: Orthopaedic Surgery, Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Sports Medicine

Thomas Michael Mauri, MD

Chief of Division - Spine Surgery of Orthopaedic Surgery, North Shore University Hospital

Vice Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery, North Shore University Hospital

Specialties: Spine Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery

Elliott Bruce Hershman, MD

Chairman of Orthopaedic Surgery, Lenox Hill Hospital

Specialties: Orthopaedic Surgery, Sports Medicine

Giles R. Scuderi, MD

Vice President - Orthopaedic Service Line,

Specialties: Orthopaedic Surgery, Joint Reconstruction
Nina DePaola

Nina DePaola, PT, MHA

Vice President - Orthopedics and Rehabilitation

In the news
The Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group, an affiliate of Northwell Health, has entered a partnership with Long Island University to be named an Official Partner and Orthopedic Group of LIU Athletics.
Media coverage highlighting the story of Johnathan Judd and Fred Eichler, who was able to save lives on 9/11 thanks to a hip replacement performed by Stanley Asnis, MD.
Hip replacement surgery allowed a North Shore University Hospital patient escape the burning World Trade Center's North Tower on 9/11 with a complete stranger in tow.
Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group has appointed Marco Palmieri, DO, and Gregory C. Mallo, MD, FAAOS, pain management and shoulder specialists, respectively.
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